More nurses for the Upper Hunter but how many

February 19, 2024 7:11 am in by
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A boost for our hospitals and health services in the Upper Hunter.

274 new graduate nurses and midwives will be allocated across the Hunter New England Local Health District from the latest batch of recruits.

The L-H-D can’t tell us how many additional nurses that means for us here in the Upper Hunter.

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NSW Nurses and Midwives General Secretary Shaye Candish said the graduates should help ease shortages our shortages.