He was also a master of tardiyat known in Arabic literature since the pre-Islamic epoch where poets, working with the madha theme (the hero meets the lion), described (wacf) (28) the animal without ever seeing him.
(28.) This wacf technique will be artistically developed by al-Sanawbari (897-945), another poet from Sayf al-Dawla's circle known for his fine landscape lyrics.
Also a national finalist was WACF's Branch Delegate Louise Howell, who was a highly commended Branch Delegate of the Year.
NSWNA General Secretary Brett Holmes travelled to the WACF in June to present the Certificates of Achievement to Branch members and Louise Howell, on behalf of the ACTU.
It was our vision to thank the community for their unwavering support in assisting with the campaign to keep WACF in public hands.
Louise Howell, WACF Branch Delegate, on behalf of the WACF Blanch of the NSWNA and the Newcastle Community.
I thought I was already too busy before I became part of this campaign but I can only feel grateful for the opportunity to have worked with the staff of WACF
, an opportunity that has restated for me my delight in the human spirit.
While it eventually succeeded in closing the hospital, it had to keep a range of specialist services on site including the 103-bed Wallsend Aged Care Facility (WACF).
Families and supporters of WACF residents have signed more than 800 letters to local Labor MP Sonia Hornery, whom nurses say is 'very supportive' of their stand against privatisation.
Louise Howell RN, the NSWNA delegate at WACF, said nurses raised the issue with the Minister for Health, John Della Bosca, at a Newcastle community forum in March.