Industrial ban rolled out at John Hunter Hospital

Nurses and midwives are pushing ahead with an industrial ban on follow-up phone calls to patients discharged from John Hunter Hospital, following an extraordinary meeting to discuss ongoing safe staffing concerns. This afternoon, almost 100 members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) John Hunter Hospital Branch voted unanimously to continue deferring the follow-up […]

John Hunter Hospital nurses and midwives put patient safety first

In an effort to highlight ongoing concerns for patient safety at Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital, over 250 nurses and midwives have voted in favour of introducing industrial bans across the facility. Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) John Hunter Hospital Branch met yesterday and held a secret ballot, after discussing the amount […]

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