Q&A: Why NSW will no longer have round the clock RNs in aged care

The NSW Government has been criticised for abandoning rules that require registered nurses to staff high-need residential aged care centres around the clock.

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Here, Health Minister Jillian Skinner responds to claims that the move will put some of the most complex patients in the health system at risk.

Australian Doctor: Last year, a NSW Parliamentary inquiry said 24-hour, high-quality care was essential for this very frail and complex patient group. Are you worried that quality will fall