Coffs Harbour Health Campus nurse educator Cathy Fulham gets an initial consultation from the hospital's new nurses and midwives under the watchful eye of Coffs Harbour member Andrew Fraser.
Coffs Harbour Health Campus nurse educator Cathy Fulham gets an initial consultation from the hospital's new nurses and midwives under the watchful eye of Coffs Harbour member Andrew Fraser. Trevor Veale

Health Campus welcomes new nurses and midwives

IN THEIR hands they will hold some of the most important professional responsibilities in Coffs Harbour.

As a community, we say thank you and welcome to the 31 new nurses and midwives who will add to the expertise in health care at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus.

With public concern over the state of the health system, yesterday's induction was reassuring to know staffing levels in the base hospital wards are on the rise.

Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser certainly thinks so, saying that more than 2,000 graduate nurses and midwives will join the health system this year.

"I wish the new nurses and midwives beginning work this year all the very best. They are learning from the best and are in very capable hands," Mr Fraser said.