News

One third of Australians want aged care reform

Thursday 15th November, 2012

Almost one in three Australian voters want the federal government to devote billions of dollars of funding towards boosting the availability of aged care resources, according to a recent survey. Read more

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