Nurses pay and work conditions under review

Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, July 25, 2011 The Ministry of Health is currently reviewing the work conditions and the remuneration of nurses in the country. Permanent Secretary Dr Sala Saketa says 60 per cent of health workers are nurses. Dr Saketa says they are looking into the nursing structure - taking into consideration the career path and the succession plan. “We want to really tidy up before we can actually tag a dollar sign to it. It has to tie in the best structure so in alignment to the kind of services that we have now in place at the Ministry of Health. ... ” Nurses