Department of Health

Jill Hennessy on the Safe Patient Care Bill

  • 11 November 2015
  • Duration: 1.48mins
  • Transcript not available.

The Safe Patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Bill 2015 was introduced to Parliament on 1 September 2015 and passed on 8 October 2015.

This is landmark patient safety legislation for Australia and arguably the most comprehensive nursing and midwifery staffing Act anywhere in the world.

Reviewed 11 November 2015


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