Issues identified with Option A billing arrangements and bulk billing Acute Primary Care Clinics (APCCs) collocated with Emergency Departments

Together Queensland, has for a number of years been attempting to resolve anomalies and problems associated with private practice policies, private practice contracts and various private practice arrangements.

The future of Queensland Health: meeting Tuesday 12pm

Posted by Alex Scott on December 15, 2011

Over the last few days there's been plenty of discussion about Queensland Health - but what will the changes to Queensland Health mean to Corporate Office staff?

Santa and Caseload Benchmarks

Posted by Alex Scott on December 13, 2011

The work you do with Queensland's most vulnerable children is truly amazing. Having spoken to you on many occasions I know that your jobs must be incredibly difficult and challenging, but the way you are all so committed to making a better world for these young people is truly an inspiration.

Reform of Vocational Education and Training

Posted by Alex Scott on December 12, 2011

Now is the chance for you to have your say  on reform of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

Queensland Health restructure: What will it mean?

Posted by Alex Scott on December 12, 2011

As you have probably heard, the Premier announced today that Queensland Health will be restructured into two separate agencies.

HP Stronger Together celebrations

Posted by Alex Scott on December 11, 2011

It's time to celebrate the success of the HP Stronger together campaign, which resulted in union members breaking the government's wages policy, maintaining and winning new conditions.

QHealth announces lifting moratorium

Posted by Julie Bignell on December 10, 2011

Members will be aware from newspaper reports that your employer has made two significant announcements regarding the Queensland Health Pay System. Firstly, there is a proposal to change the pay cycle, pushing back the actual pay day by seven days, this is designed to minimise the number of adjustments that have to be made and provide more certainty. While we welcome anything that simplifies the pay system and minimises errors in pay we are seeking significantly more detail on the proposal and will discuss it further with delegates in terms of our concerns.

Growing Stronger Reforms - What Do you Think?

Posted by Alex Scott on December 10, 2011

Our members in Disability Services perform vital work supporting Queenslanders with a disability and this work must be recognised and properly supported.

The next steps for DERM

Posted by Alex Scott on December 8, 2011

Thank you to all DERM members who took the time to participate in our recent Future of DERM survey. It is only by members having their say about the future direction of our department that we can ensure that politicians build on the efforts of hardworking DERM staff rather than making it harder for them to deliver for our Queensland communities.

Union delegate elections for Crown Law

Posted by Alex Scott on December 8, 2011

Delegates are the lifeblood of any union. Union delegates have the key role of representing the collective and individual hopes, aspirations and needs of their work colleagues. They are critical to the improvement of pay, employment conditions and workers health and safety.

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