If this isn't effective, you can take the matter up with the facility Health and Safety Committee, elected Health and Safety Representative, or NSWNA
At the NSWNA
annual conference, a delegate from the Association's Broken Hill Base Hospital branch, Bonnie Tavian RN, asked Mrs Skinner: "When you were elected in March 2011, you wrote to all health employees about the importance of openness, ensuring that 'the facts are on the table no matter how embarrassing'.
helped me to retain my nurse status, penalties and conditions so I can continue working in the industry.
members working in hospitals in Westmead, Mt Druitt and Blacktown, responded to a recent survey about improving services and building a stronger community in these western areas.
Brett says it is vital that as many aged care nurses as possible join the NSWNA
and take part in the campaign.
The contact with the NSWNA
should be made as soon as possible as the implementation of the new policy is intended to commence on 30 April 2012.
General Secretary Brett Holmes says the pay and conditions campaign gives aged care workers across the for-profit sector an opportunity to stand together and improve their workplaces.
General Secretary Brett Holmes says the pay increases and improved conditions are in recognition of the role practice nurses play in enhancing the scope and quality of primary care services in NSW.
will send a survey to all members in the 'for profit' aged care sector to get feedback on how their current agreement is going and what they want in the new agreement.
While it was far from easy to accept that we would not achieve what we wanted for our community colleagues, we must now surely realise that the NSWNA
leadership made absolutely the right decision to take what was on offer and not wait for an election and a new government.
In 2008, the NSWNA
negotiated a new wages and conditions agreement with the then Labor State Government, but a couple of items remained contested.
In the majority of cases, the NSWNA
is only able to cover nurses employed in NSW.