October 2012
Queensland Nurse;Oct2012, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p14
The article discusses the impact of job cuts resulting from the "budget restraints" approach of the Queensland government. Proceedings before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) have been initiated by the Queensland Nurses Union (QNU) in order to soften the blow dealt to nurses and midwives jobs. In sharp contrast to the illogical job cuts in Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Metro South Health has adopted a more considerate approach to budget cuts.


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