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BNU President Amancha Williams.

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Nurses file dispute over safety

THE Bahamas Nurses Union has filed a trade dispute against the Public Hospitals Authority and Department of Public Health.

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Action needed to halt nurses exodus

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams says as many as 60 nurses have left the public healthcare system since the start of the year because of low staff morale and unresolved labour issues.

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Nursing chief dismayed at shortage amid spike

AMANCHA Williams, head of the Bahamas Nurses Union, says the shortage of qualified nurses is dismaying to hospital staff as the country faces another COVID spike.

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Nurses’ concern at hospital security

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams says one nurse was injured and others have been left mentally shaken after a fight broke out between patients in the Emergency Department of Princess Margaret Hospital.

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Workplace accidents concern for nurses

THE Bahamas Nurses Union has threatened to file a trade dispute over “poor” working conditions at public health facilities after several nurses were left seriously injured on the job last month.

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Nurse union leader: ‘Vote your interest’

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams urged public nurses across the country to “vote your interest” today, noting the hardship faced by the frontline healthcare workers over the last four years.

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Nurses suffering ‘burn-out’

NURSES are burnt out and suffering physically and mentally due to the strain COVID-19 cases have placed on hospitals.

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Nursing union chief thanks govt for honorarium

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams estimates more than 500 nurses have received an honorarium for work done during the COVID-19 pandemic and has thanked the government for the gift.

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Unions question vaccination statistics

UNIONS representing healthcare workers have challenged official statements that claim that only 50 percent of their members have been vaccinated.

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Nurses’ anger at delay in honorarium payment

BAHAMAS Nurses Union president Amancha Williams yesterday voiced her anger at the delay of honorarium payments to COVID healthcare workers, calling it “deceptive and wicked”.

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‘OVERWHELMED’: Nurses’ leader says staff struggling with stream of new COVID patients

AN increase of COVID-19 hospital admissions is overwhelming public sector nurses who are already strained by “poor” working conditions, Bahamas Nurses Union president Amancha Williams said yesterday.

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Nurses chief: Why do PMH issues take so long to resolve?

THE president of the Bahamas Nurses Union has chided public health officials for the length of time it takes to address issues within Princess Margaret Hospital.

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‘The nurses are sick’

AS the country battles its third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bahamas Nurses Union is reporting that five nurses are out sick and one recently died from the deadly virus.


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