$1.5b for doctors, nurses and beds

Stephen McMahon & Matt Johnston, Herald Sun, November 9, 2010 Parients can expect faster treatment under Labor's plan to hire thousands of extra doctors and nurses. And Premier John Brumby said there would be a major announcement during the campaign on the thousands of extra hospital beds demanded by doctors and patients to meet growing demand in the next decade. This comes as voter anger over long hospital waiting lists and lengthy emergency department stays was growing ahead of the November 27 state election. Mr Brumby said Victorian patients would be the "big winners", with Labor promising an extra 400 doctors, 1700 nurses ... $1.5b