HNELHD Surge Beds extension at Maitland Hospital

  • Published April 19, 2023

Hunter New England Local Health District is proposing to extend the additional medical surge beds at Maitland Hospital.

Due to the continued increase in patient presentations to the hospital and in anticipation of the predicted winter surge, these additional beds will remain open until 30 September 2023.

You can view the correspondence at the below link:

What do you think?

It’s important for union members to lead this discussion. How will this affect you? Please send your feedback on this proposal to [E-Mail not displayed] by Monday 01/05/2023 the subject line HNELHD Extension of Additional Medical Surge Beds.

If no members raise concerns, the Union may take no action in response to the proposal.

Your union at work

Everyone affected by these changes needs to be a union member. Members deserve to have control over their working lives. Tell your colleagues now is the time to join.

New members can join at or call 1300 478 679.