Sydney private hospital nurses to strike

AAP, July 25, 2011 Nurses at private hospitals across Sydney will strike for 24 hours from Tuesday morning over a pay dispute. The industrial action will affect Macquarie Hospital Services, as nurses protest at Martin Place in Sydney's city centre from 8 AM (AEST) before demonstrating at the group's other hospitals. NSW Nurses Association general secretary Brett Holmes said nurses at the operator's five hospitals were fed up with having their pay rates curtailed by the company's owner, Dr Tom Wenkart. ... Sydney