NSW Government abandons 24/7 nursing in aged care homes

By Kirsty Needham, State Political Editor
Updated April 30 2016 - 1:54pm, first published 12:39pm
Jocelyn Hofman, a registered nurse from the Blue Mountains, is concerned changes to nursing laws could be dangerous for residents in nursing homes. Photo: Peter Rae
Jocelyn Hofman, a registered nurse from the Blue Mountains, is concerned changes to nursing laws could be dangerous for residents in nursing homes. Photo: Peter Rae

The requirement for NSW aged care homes to have a registered nurse on duty around the clock for frail residents will be abandoned after the Baird Government decided it was the federal government's problem.

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