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NSW emergency wait times skyrocket

Over thirty per cent of NSW residents are waiting over four hours for emergency medical treatment, new figures have shown, as a combination of worker shortages and rising flu cases take a toll on state hospitals. A NSW health department ...

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Staff shortages strain regional hospital

Peaks have called on the government to address severe staffing shortages in a state hospital after a nurse was allegedly stabbed by a patient during a busy emergency shift. According to the NSWMWA, emergency patients at Shoalhaven Hospital on the ...

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Aged care workers vow nationwide action

Aged care workers across QLD, WA and SA have backed taking industrial action over “chronic understaffing” and low pay, as the union warns walkouts are highly likely before the federal election. More than 7000 United Workers Union members employed at aged care providers across three ...

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