Jo will fight for our world-class public health and hospital system and ensure no-one is left behind when it comes to having the best medical care. She strongly supports 24/7 RN care in nursing homes and the rights at work of nurses and paramedics, as well as improved ratios of nurses to patients in NSW hospitals.

Health

Labor is urging the NSW Government to roll out workplace rapid antigen testing at every bus depot across Greater Sydney as soon as possible to protect bus drivers, passengers and to keep COVID-19 from spreading through the public transport system.

September 04, 2021

Health

Shadow Minister for Transport, Jo Haylen has urged the NSW Government and Transport Minster Andrew Constance to extend paid vaccination leave for all transport workers across NSW and provide rapid testing and pop up vaccination hubs at all bus depots across Sydney after reports that two staff at Transport for NSW’s Leichhardt and Tempe depots returned positive tests. 

August 11, 2021

Health

This month marks twenty years since the opening of the Uniting Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in King's Cross. 

May 13, 2021

Health

1 December is World AIDS Day with this year's theme 'Now more than Ever'.

February 19, 2021

Health

The State Government has abandoned the health of the Canterbury community in the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, failing to invest a single dollar in the State Budget to upgrade Canterbury Hospital.

November 19, 2020

Health

When managing complex health questions, it is critical that we bring all the voices to the table and chart an approach that gives frontline workers security, while also continuing our good work in stemming the spread of bloodborne viruses and ensuring that those in our community who live with a bloodborne disease are treated with dignity, compassion and respect.

November 18, 2020

Health

Sixteen Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence commences on 25 November on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and runs until Human Rights Day on 10 December. 

November 18, 2020

Health

I acknowledge the recent release of the Hepatitis NSW Strategic Plan 2020-24, which among other things, supports the commitment from the NSW Government and governments around the world to eliminate Hepatitis B and C by 2028. 

October 14, 2020

Health

Young Australians are more likely to take their own life than die in a motor vehicle accident, with suicide the leading cause of death for Australians between the age of 15 and 44. 

September 23, 2020

Health

August 31 was International Overdose Awareness Day. The Day seeks to educate the community on how to identify and respond to an overdose and to reduce the stigma associated with overdoses.

September 15, 2020