This week's edition includes cuts at The Prince Charles and Royal Brisbane & Women’s hospitals.
This week's edition includes cuts at Darling Downs, Metro North, Torres Strait and Townsville.
This week's edition includes cuts at Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.
This week's edition includes cuts at Mackay.
This week's edition includes cuts in Cape York, RBWH, TPCH, and Caloundra Hospital.
Staff, clients and other concerned people will this afternoon rally outside Queensland Health’s Biala facility in Roma Street, to protest against the proposed closure of the State’s largest sexual health-HIV clinic, which is based at Biala.
The Newman Government has announced a significant restructure of the sexual health and HIV service resulting in the closure of the Brisbane and Redcliffe Sexual Health Clinics.
Community campaign against Sunshine Coast hospital privatisation to be launched in Nambour this morning
The Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) will today launch a community campaign against the privatisation of the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The campaign will be launched at a public meeting in Nambour this morning.
Update: Dismantling of Qld’s free public hospital system and the closing and selling of State Government health and aged care assets
Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) members will join other union members and concerned Queenslanders, opposed to the Newman Government’s ongoing dismantling of Queensland’s free public hospital system and its job and service cuts in public community health and aged care facilities, at protest rallies in Brisbane and Cairns tomorrow, 27 February.
It is about time the Newman Government was confronted over its policy of dismantling Queensland’s free public hospital and community health services and State Government aged care services and if the Federal Government is prepared to do that properly then it will be welcome, the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) said today.
Dismantling of Qld’s free public hospital system and the closing and selling of State Government health and aged care assets
The State Government’s dismantling of Queensland’s free public hospital and community health system continues with more job and service cuts announced at the Gold Coast, Robina, QE II and Princess Alexandra hospitals this week.
The Newman Government has abolished the primary school nurse service. The QNU is advised primary school nurses provide vital health screening and education programs for at least 50,000 children aged 5-12 across Bayside, Redlands, Beenleigh, Beaudesert, and Logan.
Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) members and other local people concerned about the Newman Government’s reduction of services and jobs across the Townsville Hospital and Health region will hold a protest rally outside the State Member for Thuringowa, Sam Cox’s, electorate office this morning demanding he and his fellow Townsville LNP members stand up for local public health services and jobs.
This edition includes protest rally at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, cuts to Metro North, and leave restrictions at Queen Elizabeth II.
Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) members at the State’ largest hospital, the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), will proceed with a lunchtime rally today, 25 January, to protest against State Government job and service cuts at the tertiary facility and around the State.
This edition includes 1000 jobs gone from Metro North, state government sells North Rockhampton Nursing Home and Eventide Home Rockhampton, and cuts in Torres Strait-Northern Peninsula.
On Wednesday 23 January, a group of health professionals and health academics from around the world published an open letter in the Courier-Mail asking Premier Campbell Newman to restore funding for the Royal Children's Hospital Nursing Research Unit and to cease all health services cuts.
The Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) today released its latest public hospital and community health job and service cuts list, which shows a growing number of health service closures, reductions and privatisations and job and position cuts across Queensland.
The Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) campaign against job and service cuts across the public health system intensifies today with a number of events scheduled around the State.
Wynnum Hospital nurses put at risk by ridiculous guidelines for dealing with overnight emergency presentations
Nurses at Wynnum Hospital are being asked to take significant personal and professional risks in ridiculous guidelines developed by hospital management to deal with overnight service cuts at the hospital, the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) said today.
The QNU notes that the Townsville HHS Board fails to even acknowledge the concerns of the petitioners and their condemnation of the Board's action.
About another sixty full-time (FTE), front line nursing and midwifery positions could be lost in the Townsville Hospital and Health region, the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) said today.
Queensland premier, Campbell Newman, should visit Moura on Thursday and come clean with the local people about the future of their hospital, the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) said today.
This edition includes cuts to The Prince Charles Hospital, Children's Health, and Nursing Directors.
The Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) has today sought and secured an urgent conference in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) to discuss the future of the ten-bed Moura Hospital and the jobs of the nurses employed there (see application attached).
Newsreader: The Acting Premier’s concerned the staff and services at Moura Hospital in the Central Queensland coalfields will be downgraded. State Political Editor, Cathy Border, has more:
Surgical bed closures and nursing job losses at Chermside’s Prince Charles Hospital are much bigger than announced by hospital management on Tuesday afternoon and will have a considerable impact on the hospital’s capacity to perform surgery, the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) said today.
This edition includes cuts to Metro North, Metro South, and Community Health nurses in West Moreton (Ipswich).
This edition includes cuts to the Princess Alexandra Hospital.
A regularly updated list of confirmed cuts to health services and health jobs, including detail on the impact to the community.
Hundreds of protestors turn out for the Eventide walk across the bridge; Breaking news: cuts to Metro South Home and Community Care (HACC); Breaking news: Newman Government closes dozens of TAFE campuses; More detail on HHS cuts: South West, Mackay, Sunshine Coast; Wynnum and MBNCU update; Metro North Chief Executive quits; NDIS legislation tabled
A community meeting will be held at Wynnum tonight, 29 November, to form a local campaign committee to coordinate the campaign to overturn the State Government’s decision to close the Moreton Bay Nursing Care Unit and downgrade a range of services at Wynnum Hospital.
Happening tomorrow: Stand up for elderly Queenslanders; Monday ‘Mourning’ for Wynnum Hospital update; The Grinch comes to Eventide; Stop passing the buck! Qld needs jobs for new grads; Toowoomba Hospital Branch takes action on cuts; More cuts to come in South West HHS and Bowen
Queenslanders are invited to join a community protest walk, across the Ted Smout Bridge at Clontarf-Brighton tomorrow morning (24 November), against the State Government’s closure of Eventide Brighton and other State Government nursing homes (SGNH) around the State.
Put on your walking shoes and join the peaceful, community protest walk across the Ted Smout Bridge, Clontarf, on Saturday, 24 November.
Great turn out at Saturday protest for MBNCU; Monday 'Mourning' for Wynnum Hospital - 19 November; Newman backs a loser on Cup Day; Campaign grows in strength as Eventide management stumbles again; QIRC lifts embargo on Sunshine Coast HHS job cuts; A warning on dodgy tactics
Join the fight for our communties; Save Eventide! Community meeting at Sandgate; Sign our petition to Save Eventide; Rally in Kingaroy: Farr Home aged care to close, 30 nursing job to go; Moreton Bay NCU and Wynnum Hospital closures: more details emerge; QNU appears in Parliamentary Inquiry into Workers' Compensation; Jobs and Information Workshops for Queensland Workers Invitation; Tell us your story.
QNU letter to Health Minister re future of State Government Nursing Homes and Primary Health Care Services provided by Queensland Health
The Queensland Nurses' Union was astounded to hear the news late last week that the Brisbane North Hospital and Health Service (HHS) intended to withdraw from the provision of residential aged care services and had started to advise residents and their families and staff of this at Eventide Sandgate and Ashworth House.
Eventide update; Frontline nurses axed from Mackay Hospital; Moreton Bay NCU and Wynnum Hospital to be closed down; Jobs and Information Workshops for Queensland Workers invitation; QIRC orders Sunshine Coast HHS to meet with health unions; Tell us your story.
Government closes state nursing; Jobs to go at Sunshine Coast HHS; QTBCC lives on!; Show your support for the NDIS - Have a DisabiliTEA; "Dark days" and "a climate of fear": censoring public health in Queensland; Tell us your story.
Job cuts in Queensland Health Corporate Office; Tell Newman and Nicholls it's just not on; Stay informed; Job cuts are NOT related to pay date change.
Sacking script makes national news; QIRC outlines process for Townsville job cuts; Tell us your story; Members defend public health services; Keep your colleagues informed; Help save Workers Comp safety net.
Have you sent your email to Premier Newman and Treasurer Nicholls? Tell us your story; Members defend public health services; Workers' compensation next to go?; Townsville cuts and the QIRC.
In an extraordinary interview on ABC Lateline, mining magnate Clive Palmer praises protestors at the Stand for Queensland rally and launches a blistering attack on Premier Newman and his program of job cuts.
Join the QNU campaign - send your email today; Extraordinary Local Branch meetings; Your patients need you to take the lead for safe workloads; Stand up for safe, high quality health care.
QNU letter to EDON: Application of the Business Planning Framework (BPF) Tool for Nursing Workloads Management
As you are aware Clause 28 Workload Management of the Nurses and Midwives (Queensland Health) Certified Agreement (EB8) 2012, and the Queensland Health Nurses and Midwives Award State – 2011 clause 4.10 provides for the BPF as the tool for managing nursing and midwifery resources and workload management.
The State Government is making deep cuts to frontline health services, including nursing and midwifery. This is creating great uncertainty and distress amongst Queensland Health (QH) employees.
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