Jim McIlroy writes about how a recent hospital stay has underlined why we need to fight to defend and extend the priceless public hospital system.
nurse to patient ratios
New South Wales nurses and midwives took strike action across the state for mandated safe nurse-to-patient ratios and better pay and conditions. Kerry Smith reports.
Nurses in New South Wales are taking action against the state government's insulting pay offer and its refusal to agree to formal nurse-to-patient ratios. Niko Leka reports.
Keeping older loved ones at home, like other countries do, is not that simple, especially when those who write aged-care policy place no value on humanity unless it turns a profit. Suzanne James reports.
The aged care system is showing all the signs of just how a degraded privatised sector works, writes Katherine Davis.