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Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios: Acute Mixed Ward

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Yarrawonga Health Acute Unit: Mixed Ward      

Name of the mixed ward: ACUTE UNIT Acute Acute
  19 3 chairs
The different ratios that apply in:

General Medical/Surgical
Morning Shift: 1 Nurse to 6 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)
Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse to  7 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)
Night Shift: 1 Nurse to 10 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Post Natal (Midwife)
Morning Shift: 1 Nurse to 4 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)
Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse to 4 patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)
Night Shift: 1 Nurse to X patients, 1 nurse in charge (where relevant)

Diaylsis: Not covered by Safe Patient ratio Act
Morning Shift: 1 Nurse
Afternoon Shift: 1 Nurse

 

Birthing Suites       2018-2019 28Yarrawonga Health births                       1:1 Midwife during intrapartum care

 

Reference: Safe patient Care (Nurse to Patient and Midwife to Patient Ratios) Act 2015

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