Ramsay members win online access for all

Yesterday Ramsay agreed to provide you online MyTime access at work and remotely, in the first breakthrough response to members’ mounting pressure across Ramsay hospitals. It’s now time to print and get your ward/unit to all sign this petition so that Ramsay will stick to their commitment and fix the other problems with MyTime. NSWNMA […]

Nurses win allowances battle

After a month-long campaign, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association accepted a decision by Ramsay Health Care to continue their existing allowances in perpetuity – from the North Shore Times, 4 September 2015, by Cassandra Briedis. Donna Parry, Catherine Solley, Emily Fowler and Lyn Whitlam celebrate their victory on allowances. Clinical nurse specialist Emily […]

Win for nurses and midwives in battle over pay

Nurses and midwives on Sydney’s North Shore have managed to fend off substantial cuts to their take-home pay following a recent back down by their employer, Ramsay Health Care. After several weeks of campaigning, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) have accepted a decision by Ramsay to continue their existing allowances in […]

Ramsay makes first pay offer

Senior Ramsay management attended a meeting with the NSWNMA negotiating team on Monday 16 February and made an offer in response to your claim for improved wages, increased paid parental leave and updated and relevant ‘on call’ arrangements. NSWNMA analyses wages offer In response to your claim for a 5% per annum wage increase, management […]

Ramsay negotiations slowly make progress

The Ramsay negotiating team met with management on Tuesday 3 February to try and make progress on key claims. There is “in principle” agreement on a number of claims; however, we await a full response from Ramsay on key claims for supernumerary in charge, improved on call, paid e-learning and a total wages offer. Please […]

Ramsay Log of claims 2014

Fair staffing levels • Implementation of key ACORN standards in the perioperative environment • Regular discussions about workloads at ward/unit/team meetings • Nurse/midwife in charge not to have a clinical workload i.e. no patients • Babies to be included in patient numbers for determining staffing • Improved access to mentoring and support of beginning practitioners […]

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