24 Sep 2018

Nurses' strike cost hundreds of thousands of dollars

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 24 September 2018

The recent nurses' strike cost hospitals hundreds of thousands of dollars in staffing alone. About 30,000 nurses walked off wards on July 12 in a day-long strike over pay and staffing. Details released to RNZ under the Official Information Act reveal the costs were substantial. RNZ health correspondent Karen Brown talks to Gyles Beckford.