This report identifies current risks in the controls around nursing and midwifery work, work roles, workloads, and practice standards in Queensland Health.
This video gives you a snapshot of why the world needs nurses. Nursing is possibly one of the most important professions in the world. Yet, nurses continue to be undervalued by so many. This inspirational video will throw a new light on this wonderful profession. Produced by Ausmed Education.
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.
The Queensland Nurses’ Union (QNU) wholeheartedly supports the letter of complaint sent to you last Friday by the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) about the broadcast last week, by your radio station, of a prank call to the King Edward VII Hospital.
On 2 December at the Annerley Junior Football Club, there will be another opportunity for you to show how important Queensland is to you. There will be rides for kids and teens, special guest speakers, musical entertainment, free BBQ food and soft drinks will be provided.
On Friday 26 October the QNU will be holding a ‘DisabiliTEA’ as part of a nationwide tea party to call on the Government to introduce the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) without further delay.
Ramsay Health Care wants to defer negotiations for a new agreement until March 2013. Nurses and midwives want a fair share - rally with them and show you care.
The QNU lost one of its most committed unionists and a great friend earlier this month with the passing of former Rockhampton organiser Glenda Ross.
Welcome to the second semester of the QNU Training Program. There is a lot happening in the next six months. The QNU invests considerable resources into training because an informed, educated, and empowered membership is a strong membership.
2012 Professional Issues in Practice Conference Incorporating the 10th NENA Biennial General Meeting (BGM)
The Conference will be held on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 September 2012 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place South Wharf, Victoria.
ANF QNU Branch election nominations are now open.
Staff at the QNU head office in Brisbane are getting ready to move into new digs next month. QNU HQ will relocate from Melbourne Street in West End to 106 Victoria Street, which is still in West End but a little further out from the suburb's bustling centre.
The Newman LNP government’s decision to close Queensland’s main tuberculosis treatment and control centre at the Princess Alexandra Hospital will put the health of Queenslanders at risk.
The first statewide delegates webcast meeting was held yesterday. Feedback from union leaders indicate that it was a huge success with 300 delegates gathering at the QCU in Brisbane and thousands online throughout Queensland.
The LNP State government has proceeded with its controversial legislation, which amends the Industrial Relations Act to let Queensland Health unilaterally take money out of the pay of any employee it believes has been overpaid in the future or who receives a transitional loan when the payroll date is changed later this year.
On 11 July 2012 the QNU's 'Night of Nights' - the Annual Conference Dinner - was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
In 2010, 5.9 million children were reported as abused or neglected in the United States. If you were a policy maker and you knew of a program that could cut this figure in half, what would you do? What if you could reduce the number of babies or toddlers hospitalized for accidents or poisonings by more than half? Or provide a 5 to 7 point I.Q. boost to children born to the most vulnerable mothers?
ME Bank is the major sponsor of the Mother's Day Classic, one of Australia's most successful fund raising events for breast cancer research.
Following the Reserve Bank's decision to maintain the official cash rate at 4.25%, ME Bank has today announced that despite continued funding pressures, it will hold its standard variable interest rates for the third month in a row.
Escalating attacks on the wages and working conditions of nurses and midwives in Victoria and New South Wales should be of extreme concern to all QNU members.
Aged care members are invited to join QNU officials for a cup of coffee and to discuss recent developments in the aged care industry. This round of area meetings will specifically address dealing with grievances in the workplace.
We’re currently assisting Dr Jane Pillinger from Public Service International, an international trade union, to conduct a survey of migrant workers who have studied overseas but who have come to work in nursing in Australia.
Researchers from Curtin University and the University of South Australia are undertaking a project to examine the experiences of women aged over 45 years who are carers or nurses in the Australian aged care sector.
A research project is currently underway on the experiences of women aged 45+ who are carers or nurses in the Australian aged care sector.
Achieving change for the better involves getting people to think differently. In a traditional word-association test most people would probably give answers like “hospital”, “doctor”, “nurse” in response to the prompt “healthcare”.
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