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Sep 20, 2022 – As was recently announced, this Thursday 22 September 2022 will be a one-off public holiday for a National Day of Mourning to commemorate Her Majesty the Queen.
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Sep 9, 2022 – If you’re starting work at a new facility, it pays to check you’re being paid the correct rate, and your previous hours are being counted.
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Aug 30, 2022 – Brisbane nurses and midwives will not back down on serious concerns around patient safety and understaffing at Greenslopes Private Hospital.
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Aug 16, 2022 – Congratulations to those QNMU members who were showcased at the recent Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) for their research grants.
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Aug 16, 2022 – What does a safe and healthy workplace look like? And how should nurses and midwives be dealing with fatigue and issues with workloads, PPE, and staff skill mix?
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Aug 16, 2022 – At the request of the QNMU, Queensland Health (QH) has agreed to extend the cut off for staff to take their additional two days’ COVID Reward Leave to 31 March 2023.
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Aug 16, 2022 – After extensive consultation with QNMU members through their local branches, the QNMU has formally notified Queensland Health (QH) that the offer for an in-principle agreement is acceptable to go to a ballot of all QH nurses and midwives.
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Aug 16, 2022 – The Federal Government has legislated important reforms to the aged care sector – the first bill to pass into law by the new Albanese Government.
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Aug 9, 2022 – Queensland nurses, midwives, aged care staff and the public are being urged to support frontline health workers named as finalists in the QNMU Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
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Aug 9, 2022 – The Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU) welcomes the Albanese Government’s submission for an aged care pay rise that properly recognises this extremely valuable workforce.
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Jul 26, 2022 – We are pleased to report the QNMU has been able to secure some significant improvements for Department of Education (DoE) nurses in your next enterprise agreement – EB11.
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Jul 25, 2022 – As we head into our usual winter flu season, it’s critical that we do not become complacent and that we continue to follow the health advice when it comes to COVID-19.
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Jul 20, 2022 – Gold Coast nurses and midwives will rally for safer conditions and fair pay outside John Flynn Private Hospital today.
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Jul 15, 2022 – Due to the large number of requests the QNMU has been receiving for research assistance, we have decided to review our capacity to undertake any promotion of research projects.
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Jul 13, 2022 – On 20 July, QNMU midwifery members will be undertaking a state-wide audit that will tell us the number of unqualified and qualified babies across all Queensland hospitals, and who is providing care to them.