New guaranteed ratios system will be delivered under NSW Labor

NSW Opposition Leader, Luke Foley made this promise to nurses and midwives from across the state during the final day of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s (NSWNMA) 73rd Annual Conference today. “I commit a future Labor government to introducing shift-by-shift nurse to patient ratios,” Mr Foley said. “We need shift by shift nurse to […]

Ratios to be legislated under a Labor government

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) welcomed today’s election commitment by NSW Labor to employ 840 additional nurses in emergency departments and paediatric wards, mandate nurse-to-patient ratios under new legislation and challenged the Liberal-Nationals Coalition to match or better the promise. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said NSW Labor’s commitment was evidence […]

NSW Labor commits to support better ratios rollout

Nursing and midwifery delegates of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association claimed a victory at their 69th annual conference in Sydney today, after successfully lobbying for political support in their fight for improved nurse-to-patient ratios. The state’s Shadow Minister for Health, Dr Andrew McDonald, received a rousing applause from the packed Rosehill Gardens Grand Pavilion, […]

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