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NSW Department of Health

NSW Govt denies failing state’s aged care in Omicron

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has defended the decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions in December, denying at a parliamentary inquiry that aged care representatives warned him against making the move.

Vaccination not forced in NSW, court told

A public health order requiring certain people to be vaccinated if they want to go to work is not really a vaccine mandate, lawyers for NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard have told the NSW Supreme Court.

NSW councillor and paramedic takes on health worker vaccine mandate

A veteran paramedic and deputy mayor has raised more than $35,000 in a day in his bid to overturn NSW's vaccine mandate for health workers.

‘Healthcare doesn’t just happen in hospitals’; PSA calls for NSW mandatory jab for all health staff

While the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) supports the NSW Government’s decision to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all the state’s hospital workers, it contends the requirements do not go far enough.

Rapid testing kits and priority jabs for all workers in NSW LGAs of concern

The NSW Government has mandated a new public health order for all aged care workers who live or work in 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of concern in Western and South-Western Sydney.

NSW single site funding update for residential aged care facilities

Single site workforce arrangements and funding support has been activated in the following areas in New South Wales...

COVID-19 health update for NSW, Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia

Following is a Covid-19 health update for New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia and South Australia.

Heated debate continues to rage over compulsory aged care vaccinations

Making the COVID-19 jab compulsory for all nursing home workers could tip an already strained sector over the edge, union leaders fear.

NSW screening advice for aged care staff updated

The screening advice for residential aged care facilities and home care service providers in New South Wales has been updated for August 4.

Infected Sydney aged care nurse worked across multiple facilities while contagious

ABC News online has reported that the Wyoming Nursing Home outbreak has grown to 20 cases, and an infected nurse at the Summer Hill centre also worked at multiple nursing homes.

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