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More industrial action for NSW paramedics

Paramedics in NSW will continue industrial action over pay and work conditions despite facing consequences for unauthorised strikes last week. Last Thursday, paramedics across the state went on strike over an “insulting” pay rise offer made by the state government, attending life-threatening jobs but eschewing less serious incidents. More than 300 nurses and midwives also… Read More »

I’m a Queer and Disabled Activist, and I’m Fighting for a More Inclusive Pride

Spencer West, a disabled and queer activist, is proud of himself. It’s not his success that defines him, though opening for Demi Lovato’s 2014 World Tour as a keynote speaker and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro (raising half a million dollars for clean water in East Africa, BTW) are some pretty powerful feats. Rather, it’s his role… Read More »

Pandemic spurs more nurses to consider leaving their roles, McKinsey report finds

Dive Brief: More than 22% of nurses say they may leave their current position within the year, with many planning to leave for another job outside of nursing or retire, according to a McKinsey report published Thursday. Nurses in long-term care settings were more likely to consider leaving their roles than those in inpatient settings, and… Read More »

Shrinking sea meadows store more carbon than forests, scientists track what’s left

SAYA DE MALHA BANK, Indian Ocean – Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean currents sweeping across an underwater mountain plateau the size of Switzerland. A remote-powered camera glides through the sunlit, turquoise waters of this corner of the western Indian Ocean, capturing rare footage of what scientists believe… Read More »

More EU countries to be added to Ireland’s mandatory quarantine list

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has indicated that passengers flying into Ireland from France, Italy and Germany would have to adhere to mandatory hotel quarantine, as countries added to list. More EU countries are to be added to the list of countries that require mandatory hotel quarantine, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has confirmed. Minister… Read More »