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Riding out graduate supply in nursing

Australia is currently experiencing a boom in tertiary nursing enrolments. Federal government figures released in September show new commencements in nursing rose by 9.2 per cent in 2010. As a national priority area, the Commonwealth is investing millions of dollars in new training places to boost Australia’s nursing workforce in the long-term. But to what extent are cash-strapped health departments able to absorb them, Linda Belardi reports.

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