NHF grants $13mn to buy buses to transport nurses after work

RJR, July 13, 2007 The transportation woes of nurses working on late shifts at the four Regional Health Authorities is expected to be eased soon. The National Health Fund (NHF) approved a grant of $13 million to purchase four 30-seater buses for transporting nursing staff employed to the four regions. Health Ministry officials said the safety of nursing staff on late night shifts had been problematic and that it had sought the support of the NHF to acquire the buses. ... NHF