Nursing GradStart: Tweed/Byron Hospitals 12-month program 2 x 6-month rotations between the Tweed hospital, Murwillumbah, and Byron Central hospitals Rotation areas: medical and surgical. Access to ongoing support, professional development (study days) including supernumerary time and orientation A two-day orientation to the Northern NSW Local Health District, located at The Tweed Hospital. two- day period […]

Cuts to admin impact clinical services at new Byron Hospital

Byron Shire Community Health nurses who are relocating to the new Byron Central Hospital will be forced to take on administrative duties after management announced plans to amalgamate three full time Community Health Administrative Officer Positions into one Administrative team at the new hospital. The proposed changes will have a negative impact on the nurses’ […]

Nurses shattered by loss of job security prior to Christmas

Stressed, upset and anxious about their future, Northern Rivers nursing and midwifery staff have called on Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSW LHD) management to urgently overhaul a workforce plan proposed for the new Byron Central Hospital. Both the Byron and Mullumbimby District Hospital Branches of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) held extraordinary […]

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