News

Families battle to keep beds

Sunday 28th October, 2012

About 300 relatives yesterday protested against a decision to force elderly people out of State Government nursing homes in Queensland. Read more

Safe patient care is Cobar’s bottom line

Thursday 18th October, 2012

NSWNMA says provision of an on-call roster, at a cost of about $14,000 a year, will be sufficient to convince Cobar Hospital nurses that they can safely re-open all in-patient beds at the hospital. Read more

Disability nurses leaving in droves

Tuesday 16th October, 2012

Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) nurses say achieving wage parity with general nurses is essential to halt the exodus of staff from disability services. Read more

Save Tassie’s Mental Health

Thursday 11th October, 2012

Clinicians will be participating in a “Silent Vigil” today to express their ongoing frustration and disappointment at the continued reduction of resources and to acknowledge the loss of front line positions. Read more

Help In a Research Project on Elder Abuse

Wednesday 26th September, 2012

This project will be exploring the experiences of registered and enrolled nurses and personal carers around having to report actual or suspected cases of elder abuse. Read more