House passes updates to nurses and midwives law

The National Assembly last Thursday passed amendments to the legislation governing nursing and midwifery, which Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence said will improve the welfare of practitioners.

The bill was first tabled last October.

Piloting the Nurses and Midwives Bill 2018 through its final stages, Lawrence said it covers the practice of all registered nursing personnel, including nurses, midwives, nursing assistants and specialised nurses such as anaesthetics nurses and emergency nurses…..

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