Better Needlestick Safety for Nurses Sought

Reported by Julia | 04 May, 2010

Nurses are urging the government to allocate more funding to prevent needlestick injuries, claiming that their lives are being endangered due to the lack of action over the issue. According to the Australian Nurses Federation (ANF), over 18,000 injuries because of syringes or other sharp items are reported nationwide every year. ANF says nurses who …