April 2013
Queensland Nurse;Apr2013, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p30
The article discusses the voluntary redundancy (VR) forced on staff members across 17 Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) and Queensland Health by the Queensland government in Australia and the measurable efforts taken by the Queensland Nursing Union (QNU) to counter the same.


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