Health staff to get one-off $3000 payment, as 10,000 new nurses, doctors to be hired

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated June 6 2022 - 3:46am, first published 3:44am
Health staff to get one-off $3000 payment, as 10,000 new nurses, doctors to be hired

NSW's struggling health system will get $4.5 billion boost in this month's budget, with an extra 10,000 nurses, doctors and other health staff to be hired under a four-year plan.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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