Patient safety fears inside Wyong Hospital ED

Nurses and midwives from Wyong Hospital will hold a lunchtime rally tomorrow to call for an urgent increase in emergency department nursing staff. Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Wyong Hospital branch fear current staffing levels are inadequate to meet demand and are putting patients’ safety at risk. NSWNMA Assistant General Secretary, […]

Short staffing rife at Gosford Hospital

Fatigued nurses and midwives will gather in their own time tomorrow near Gosford Hospital to express their growing concerns for patient safety and serious understaffing issues throughout the facility. For several months, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Gosford Hospital Branch have highlighted widespread short staffing problems to Central Coast Local Health […]

Staff shortages widespread at Maitland Hospital

Nurses and midwives will gather in their own time outside Maitland Hospital tomorrow to raise community awareness about ongoing understaffing and patient safety issues in multiple wards and departments. Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Maitland Hospital branch said they were forced to speak publicly, after hospital management failed to acknowledge their […]

Tenterfield nurses take to streets over staff cuts

Nurses will gather in their own time this Friday to raise community awareness about unsafe staffing concerns at Tenterfield Hospital and call for the NSW Health Minister to intervene. Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) fear current staffing levels are putting patient safety at risk and will be exacerbated when the hospital’s […]

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