Upper House inquiry backs need for RNs in aged care

A report into the role of registered nurses within residential aged care in NSW has found they are essential to high-quality care and recommends the retention of a legal minimum requirement to ensure registered nurses are on duty at all times. The Legislative Council Committee report confirms registered nurses are pivotal to the skill-mix of […]

Inquiry told RNs essential in aged care staffing mix

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) today appeared at the first public hearing of an Upper House inquiry into the role of registered nurses in aged care facilities across the state. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, outlined how essential registered nurses are to ensuring quality of care for high or complex-level residents […]

Inquiry into RNs in NSW nursing homes

The NSW Upper House is holding a Parliamentary Inquiry into Registered Nurses in NSW nursing homes. The inquiry is a result of the groundswell of community concern about the threat to registered nurses in nursing homes. Submissions to the inquiry closed on Thursday 23 July but there will be public hearings throughout August. Have a look at the […]

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