Outrageous new cost-cutting measures by the Queensland State Government has put patient lives at risk.
Brisbane hospitals have announced ithey are abolishing the positions of up to 150 full-time equivalent Registered Nurses, and will replace them with temporary, lower-paid new graduate nurses and midwives who have yet to develop expert nursing knowledge and skills.
Lend your support to Queensland nurses - now
The QNU has been strongly arguing for more jobs for graduate nurses and midwives – but wholesale sacking of loyal and experienced Registered Nurses is not the way to go.
Queensland nurses and midwives are standing up for their patients – please lend us your support to ensure safe workloads and skill mix. Take a few minutes please to support Queensland nurses and midwives.
Click here and complete the form below to send your email telling Metro North to reconsider this foolhardy measure.