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 […]

Staffing must be addressed in South East Regional Hospital review

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is cautiously optimistic a review into South East Regional Hospital will resolve ongoing workload issues and staffing shortages plaguing the Bega facility. Since the new hospital opened last March, NSWNMA members have repeatedly called on Southern NSW Local Health District to address their concerns which have been compounded […]

Nurses and midwives on verge of breaking point in Tamworth

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), together with members of the Tamworth Hospital Branch, today strongly condemned Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD) for failing to uphold safe patient care and workplace safety at the hospital. During an extraordinary meeting of the Branch this afternoon, members expressed their overwhelming disappointment with HNE […]

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