Boost to Upper Hunter nursing workforce

February 2, 2024 8:28 am in by
Muswellbrook Hospital nurses come together with the community at a protest rally. Image: Darren Cutrupi

A boost for local health services in the Upper Hunter to report this morning.

100 nurses from the UK and Ireland have been employed to come and within the Hunter New England Local Health District.

It follows a chronic shortage at many hospitals including Muswellbrook for the past several years.

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Minister for the Hunter Yasmin Catley said the new recruits will be allocated based on need.