Cuts to Murwillumbah ED despite rising presentations

Emergency department staff at Murwillumbah District Hospital are stunned and in fear for patient safety, after revelations Northern NSW Local Health District will slash rostered nursing hours, despite patient presentations at the facility continuing to rise.Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Murwillumbah Hospital branch were among those notified that at least three […]

Nurses seek improved ratios for Bankstown

The push for improved nurse-to-patient ratios throughout the state’s public hospitals, particularly for emergency departments, is ramping up across Sydney. As part of efforts to achieve increased nurse-to-patient ratios of one nurse to three patients within emergency departments (1:3 in ED), members of Bankstown Hospital Branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) have […]

Nurses seek support for improved ratios in Western Sydney EDs

The push for improved nurse-to-patient ratios throughout the state’s public hospitals, particularly for emergency departments, is ramping up in Western Sydney. As part of efforts to achieve increased nurse-to-patient ratios of one nurse to three patients within emergency departments (1:3 in ED), members of Westmead Hospital Branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) […]

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