John Hunter nurses and midwives fight for free parking

Lower Hunter nurses and midwives are angry and deflated over the NSW government’s decision to reinstate paid parking for staff at John Hunter Hospital. Following the re-introduction of paid parking at metropolitan hospitals on 1 February, nurses and midwives began paying $20.90 a week for access to the hospital car park. As a result, essential […]

John Hunter Hospital

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Nursing dispute at John Hunter Hospital

A dispute over nurse staffing levels in John Hunter Hospital operating theatres is set to escalate despite a commitment in the Industrial Relations Commission on Friday that five more specialist nurses would be employed, reports the Newcastle Herald. The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association believes another 25 nurses are needed to meet accredited rostering standards – […]

John Hunter operating theatres at breaking point

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) today accused the Hunter New England Local Health District (LHD) of running surgical theatres at John Hunter Hospital (JHH) to the point of breakdown through fudging its staffing levels and driving nursing staff beyond the point of exhaustion. NSWNMA General Secretary, Brett Holmes, said an expert report commissioned […]

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