Safety Fears After Drugs Smuggled Into Townsville Hospital

Following a breaking story by Courier Mail reporter Des Houghton where nurses’ lives were placed in jeopardy from potentially fatal needle stick injury and threatening behaviour from a patient’s partner, the Nurses Professional Association of Queensland (NPAQ) calls for a complete management overhaul at Townsville HHS. 

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Lady Cilento Children's Hospital Name Change Survey

We surveyed our members about the proposed name change of Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. These were the results:

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9 NEWS covers the unpaid wages scandal at St Vincent's hospital

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St Vincents Staff Bullied and Gagged over Unpaid Wages

A SCATHING 158 page report is alleging St Vincent's Private Hospital potentially owes millions in unpaid wages to its staff, it can be revealed.

The Chronicle has obtained access to the huge document, which makes a number of controversial claims about practices at St Vincent's including allegations employees were "gagged" before being given what they were owed, denied requests for records of their employment and that senior management used "bullying tactics" on those who spoke up.

The report made a number of claims denied by the hospital. 

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Spectacular Victory reported by the Courier Mail

Thanks to you we are the mouse that roared!  

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NPAQ's recent win for unpaid nurses has hit the news, we are thrilled that we got our members back pay and it's quite ironic that our actions and not the QNMU's got millions of dollars in backpay for QNMU members also. It's a win-win for QLD nurses.  

If you have concerns about underpayment contact us for a complimentary assessment and advice.

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612 ABC Assist. Secretary on UnitingCare Health victory

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QNMU side with management to silence nurses

UnitingCare Health and QNMU cosy up to prevent Nurses having a voice.

The QNMU have announced today that that will spend roughly $20,000 of nurse member money engaging two barristers and a senior lawyer in their bid to ensure a group of nurses don't have a say during enterprise bargaining negotiations...

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Letter to QNMU 15 June UCH

View letter sent to QNMU regarding UnitingCare Health bargaining below.

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612 ABC Assist. Secretary on UnitingCare Health action in the Commission

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Nurses denied proper representation by UnitingCare Health

Nurses represented by the Nurses Professional Association of Queensland Inc. (NPAQ) have been denied proper representation in crucial Enterprise Agreement negotiations after an official was refused entry to a bargaining meeting last week...

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