We need you to care about nurse-to-patient ratios this Mardi Gras season.
Here's how social media reacted to Premier Berejiklian's announcement of 5,000 new nurses for NSW.
Nurses and health staff are putting their own health, and the health of their patients, at risk by working too many hours and suffering from fatigue. Fiona McDonald, an associate lecturer in the Faculty...
Nurses in California, one of the United States’ biggest states, won safe staffing nurse-to-patient ratios in 1999 after a 13 year fight. Mandated ratios have been in place in the state since 2004. 15 years on, here...
The 2018 NSWNMA Award claim regarding nurse to patient ratios, including Clinical Nurse Educators (CNE) for every shift, can’t come quickly enough for the Emergency Room Nurses at Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital (SHSEH). The Emergency Room nurses have...
There seems to be a fine line between fact and fiction when it comes to services offered and the actual reality at some aged care facilities. This nurse wanted to share their personal experiences and why aged care is...
A number of aged care nurses have told their story on Nurse Uncut over the past few weeks, many describing violence but every single one emphasising how overworked they are. It’s imperative we achieve nurse-to-residents ratios in aged care...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
Yet another new study shows the benefit of registered-nurse-to-patient-ratios - but there are still no minimum requirements for RNs or even nursing assistants in aged care across Australia. Read on... Death rates are higher on hospital wards with fewer nurses, according to...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association has welcomed an election commitment by NSW Labor to employ 840 additional nurses in emergency departments and paediatric wards and mandate nurse-to-patient ratios under new legislation. General Secretary of the NSWNMA Brett Holmes said the commitment was evidence...