29 Sep 2022

Nurses set to refuse extra shifts

From Morning Report, 7:22 am on 29 September 2022

Nurses around the country are set to refuse all extra shifts next week and the new health authority's warning them it's likely an illegal strike.

A special winter bonus of $100 a shift ends on Friday.

But their union, the Nurses Organisation, say there is still massive workload and it's not fair to go back to normal.

medicine, healthcare and pandemic concept - sad young female doctor or nurse wearing face protective mask for protection from virus disease sitting on floor at hospital

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Health correspondent Rowan Quinn spoke to Guyon Espiner.