Cash for can­cer nurses

Sunday Tasmanian - - News -

THE Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment will dou­ble its fund­ing for breast care nurses so that nearly 100 of them sup­port women with breast can­cer.

New fund­ing of $27 mil­lion will add an­other 41 McGrath Breast Care Nurses by 2022-23 to the 57 cur­rently funded by the Gov­ern­ment, Prime Min­is­ter Scott Mor­ri­son and Health Min­is­ter Greg Hunt an­nounced.

“More than 30 spe­cial­ist nurses will now be ded­i­cated to sup­port­ing metastatic breast can­cer pa­tients and their loved ones,” they said in a state­ment.

Scott Mor­ri­son and Glenn McGrath

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