Wagga Hospital moves towards staffing resolutions

Staffing issues at Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital are progressing following ongoing discussions between NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) branch members and Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD). After a meeting yesterday, NSWNMA branch members came to an agreement with management to implement a trial usage of the surge beds, which will be reviewed in […]

Beds at Wagga Hospital to close as nurses reach breaking point

Members from the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s (NSWNMA) Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital branch have resolved to close surge beds from Thursday next week until overtime and skill mix issues are addressed. There are currently 30 full time equivalent (FTE) nursing and midwifery positions vacant, despite an ongoing recruitment drive by the Murrumbidgee Local […]

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