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Nov 29, 2021 – We are seeing firsthand the impacts of unprecedented demand on our health services and beds. And with borders due to reopen soon, we are concerned our services will struggle to meet demand.
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Nov 20, 2021 – An insensitive Queensland Health initiative is forcing women who have experienced stillbirth, miscarriage or termination to recover in the same Brisbane ward as new mothers and newborn babies.
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Nov 19, 2021 – Midwives working in postnatal wards and registered nurses working in special care nurseries in Brisbane hospitals are invited to participate in a research project.
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Nov 19, 2021 – On Friday 5 November, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) advised that the RIPERN Endorsement is being phased out.
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Nov 19, 2021 – Last year, Queensland Health staff received an additional two days’ leave in acknowledgement of your efforts and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two days is based on the 7.6 hour day.
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Nov 17, 2021 – We’ve officially kicked off negotiations with Queensland Health for nurses and midwives' next enterprise agreement – EB11.
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Nov 12, 2021 – The Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has released their final report and we are thrilled that many of the recommendations echo those made by the QNMU in our submission to the Committee.
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Nov 12, 2021 – Queensland’s Chief Health Officer has issued a new Direction requiring staff who work in all private health facilities to have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccination by 15 December 2021.
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Nov 11, 2021 – Thanks to the QNMU, 3000 part-time Bolton Clarke aged care staff – mostly nurses and carers – will be offered increased contracted hours or full-time employment.
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Nov 10, 2021 – If your written contract doesn’t reflect the number of hours you actually work on a regular basis, you can request to have it amended to reflect the hours you actually work.
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Nov 4, 2021 – Brisbane nurses and midwives have today voiced concerns about COVID-19 readiness in major metropolitan hospitals as part of a joint union campaign to highlight dire safety issues.
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Oct 27, 2021 – It is with sadness that we say farewell to Queensland’s Chief Health Officer (CHO), Dr Jeannette Young, who is departing this role to be sworn in as Queensland’s 27th Governor on 1 November 2021.
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Oct 25, 2021 – Mackay aged care staff will today hold a rally to protest the low wage offer and call for improved pay and conditions for employees at Glenella Care private aged care facility.
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Oct 14, 2021 – Are you pregnant and wondering whether you should get your COVID-19 vaccine? Queensland Health has delivered an information session which focuses on COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women.
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Oct 14, 2021 – Through the Queensland Health EB10 agreement, the QNMU was able to secure a $10 million Innovation Fund to develop health initiatives in areas of need that make the most of nursing and midwifery excellence.