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Articles from The Lamp (May 1, 2012)

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"Excess" employees forced out. Brief article 283
A great win for aged care: it has been a mixed month with a massive boost to aged care funding--a tremendous achievement--and a nasty attack brewing against workers' compensation. Holmes, Brett Editorial 731
Abbott attacks industry super: at the last count, 49 of the 50 strongest super fund performers were from the not-for-profit sector--yet Tony Abbott belittles them as a "gravy train" for union officials. 521
ABCC abolished: the last vestige of WorkChoices, the Australian Building and Construction Commission, has disappeared after a vote for its demise in the Senate. Brief article 139
Alliance brings chance for change: Westmead Hospital nurses are getting involved to improve local community services, through the NSWNA in partnership with the Sydney Alliance. 772
Because we care: victory for workers: aged care workers will be the big winners out of the federal government's planned massive injection of funds into the sector from 2013. 556
Bob Fenwick recognised for bravery: mental health nurse Bob Fenwick has been posthumously awarded one of Australia's highest bravery awards. Brief article 152
Britain follows Roxon's courageous lead on cigarette packaging: former federal health minister Nicola Roxon may be under siege from the cigarette companies over plain packaging but she can take consolation that the British government believes she is doing the right thing and are preparing to follow her lead. Brief article 188
Cashing in accrued leave? Kiejda, Judith Brief article 314
Code of Conduct updated. Kiejda, Judith Brief article 181
Conferences, seminars, meetings. Calendar 1346
Demand outstrips nurses: population changes and specialisation of nursing ser vices on the New South Wales north coast have led to increasingly stressful ser vice demands on community nurses. Cover story 423
Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse: Critical Care Nursing in a Nutshell. Book review 131
Fee rise ridiculous. Watson, Claire Letter to the editor 273
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing (6th ed.). Book review 113
Interaction between primary health care professionals and people who are overweight or obese: A critical review. Brief article 173
Keep campaigning for aged care. Hofman, Jocelyn; Ross-Shuley, Shirley Letter to the editor 240
Leave cover is top priority. Cover story 382
Limit on non-urgent referrals: management of the Tweed Heads Community Health Centre has placed restrictions on new non-urgent cases in an effort to reduce mounting demands on community nurses. Cover story 386
Lost in translation: cultural differences can lead to a dialogue of the deaf. 506
Measuring "magnetism" in Australian nursing environments. Brief article 256
MP feels nurse pressure: in 2010 Bruce Knotley-Smith, now the Liberal state MP for Coogee, was keen to be seen as a supporter of our campaign for ratios. Now he has his seat in parliament his support seems to have evaporated. 382
No compromise on safe community care: community nurses are planning to take greater control over staffing to ensure adequate patient care. 1012
O'Farrell to slash workcover: as The Lamp went to print the state government was sharpening its knife for a massive attack on workers' compensation. 353
Occupancy data: unravelling the mystery. Brief article 237
OVoiD delirium and improved outcomes in acute care. Introducing a model of care. Brief article 112
Past impact on present. Kiejda, Judith Brief article 126
Ratios roll out on track. Table 476
Sharon's letter to Lee Evans, MP for Heathcote. Cylkowski, Sharon Letter to the editor 367
Shift workers a diabetes risk: researchers in the United States have found that changes to normal sleep can lead to the body being unable to control sugar levels. This means shift workers could be at greater risk of developing diabetes. Brief article 180
Sick leave controversy: Westmead Hospital in the news over failure to replace absent staff. 408
Surgical plume toxic to nurses. Mitchell, Lynda Letter to the editor 459
Trishna : Thomas Hardy would be surprised at the ending of this modern day adaptation of his novel, Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Miles, Sue Movie review 340
Unions for transfusions: every donation of blood helps to save the lives of up to three people, according to the Australian Red Cross. 432
Unions seek pay rise for minimum wage workers: Unions will seek a $26 a week pay rise for Australia's lowest paid workers. The ACTU says wages for those on the minimum have fallen well behind average income earners over the past decade and are not keeping pace with the cost of living. Brief article 161
Upcoming nursing seminars: June 2012--Sydney. Brief article 166
US nurses mobilise for rights: international attention is focused on the US state of Wisconsin where public employees, including nurses, are battling an extreme anti-union administration. 575
US nurses tell The Lamp what's at stake in Wisconsin. 623
Workplace injuries sap economic growth: workers, not employers, overwhelmingly bear the costs of workplace injuries and diseases, a new report by Safe Work Australia has shown. Brief article 195

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