Nurses stop industrial action

AAP, September 8, 2010 South Australian nurses have called off industrial action over public hospital staffing levels. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation said it would now seek to resolve outstanding issues with the state government through mediation. If that fails, it will take the case to arbitration. Federation chief executive Elizabeth Dabars said safe staffing was of paramount importance to nurses and midwives. "Because of the government's apparently intractable attitude on safe staffing, members have resolved to seek mediation on this matter," she said on Wednesday. ... Nurses