February 2016 Guest Speaker, Jenny Miragaya

Jenny Miragaya, ACT secretary of theĀ AustralianĀ Nursing and Midwifery Federation, spoke to the Vintage Reds February meeting on the ACT government’s needle and syringe program (NSP).

There have been attempts over the last few years to address the problem of needle safety in the Alexander Maconochie Centre. Unions representing staff employed at the prison, the CPSU representing prison guards, and the ANMF, have worked with government health and corrective services staff to resolve the question. Continue reading