Nurses to take industrial action

Sydney Morning Herald, August 16, 2010 South Australian public sector nurses and midwives will take industrial action from Tuesday in support of an enterprise bargaining claim. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation SA secretary Elizabeth Dabars said most issues of wages and conditions had been settled with the government but proposals for staffing levels and professional development were not. Under the proposal, graduate nurses could be left in charge of whole hospitals or health services, Ms Dabars said. ... Nurses