More Nurses


The A.C.T. Government has promised, the upcoming budget will provide funding for more than a hundred nurses and midwives

Nurse-to-patient ratios have already been mandated in some wards, including general medical and general surgical.

health authorities have struggled to meet these ratios

In turn, the Government’s announced, Funding for 137 new nurses and midwives has been set aside in the territory budget due in a fortnight with $86 million allocated.

The announcement of the new nurses comes after Labor promised to hire 800 extra health workers if it wins the ACT election


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