Tag Archives: Bathurst

Bathurst hospital staff to join statewide strike over safety concerns

STAFF at Bathurst Base Hospital will join 22,000 workers across the state planning to strike over fears about workplace safety. Public hospitals across NSW could descend into chaos after more than 500 NSW Health Services Union delegates on Tuesday voted unanimously to stop work for four hours on August 1, as they fight for increased… Read More »

Medical students commence placement at Bathurst Base Hospital

A new contingent of medical students was officially welcomed on Monday as they commenced their placement at Bathurst Base Hospital. The cohort of 16 students is the 10th intake from Western Sydney University’s [WSU] School of Medicine to commence placement since the initiative began in 2010. During their placement, the students will undergo training in… Read More »

Managing medication goes electronic at Bathurst Hospital

BOOST: EMeds nursing analyst Rachel Bedwell and Bathurst nurse Fiona Nightingale. Photo: SUPPLIED THE days of trying to read difficult handwritten instructions about medication are over at Bathurst Hospital. The hospital is the first in the Central West to implement Electronic Medication Management (eMeds) – what is being described as a safer, more effective electronic system to manage medication.… Read More »