Newcastle and Hunter nurses and midwives march for ratios and a pay rise as tired staff strike for better conditions

Anita Beaumont
Madeline Link
By Anita Beaumont, and Madeline Link
March 31 2022 - 10:10pm
Burned out: Hunter nurses and midwives say they are physically and emotionally exhausted, overworked and understaffed. Picture: Simone De Peak

FURIOUS nurses and midwives took their fight for better working conditions to the streets of Newcastle on Thursday as they walked off the job for 24 hours.

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.

Madeline Link

Madeline Link

Journalist

Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.