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Read all our media releases and Lamp editorials by Brett Holmes, the General Secretary of the NSWNMA.

Better staffing will fix the crisis in aged care

ANMF Media Release: April 17, 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) does not dispute Minister Ken Wyatt’s recent comments that the government was working hard to ensure older Australians had the best care possible, … Read More

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ANMF supports calls for nationally consistent mandatory reporting laws

ANMF Media Release: 13 April, 2018The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is supporting calls for the introduction of nationally-consistent mandatory reporting laws for nurses, midwives and other health professionals, which will be raised at the … Read More

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CRISIS IN AGED CARE CONTINUES: MINISTER MUST ACT

ANMF Media Release: 5 April, 2018The declining quality of care in residential aged care facilities, as highlighted once again by last night’s ABC 7.30 report, must be addressed without any further delay, according to the … Read More

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ANMF calls on politicians to make aged care staffing ratios law

ANMF Media Release: 20 February, 2018. The Federal Executive of the country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is calling on federal politicians to make staffing ratios in aged care law – to protect … Read More

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What a disgrace: some providers spending just $6 a day for nursing home residents’ food

ANMF Media Release: 12 February, 2018. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has expressed its disgust at the findings of a new study showing some nursing home providers are spending a measly $6.08 a … Read More

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NSWNMA on codeine upscheduling

For many years, codeine has been readily used to treat pain or suppress coughing, and low doses are found in some painkillers, cough syrups and cold and flu tablets. From 1 February 2018, medicines containing … Read More

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Safer Staffing at Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital

Over recent months, Hornsby & Ku-Ring-Gai Branch has been working with the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association to investigate workloads and staffing levels at Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Hospital. Following concerns from members, the NSWNMA obtained data … Read More

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2018 NSWNMA Branch Election Notice

2018 NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association Election of Branch Delegates and Alternate Delegates Pursuant to the Industrial Relations Act, 1996, Mr Neale Dawson will be the Returning Officer for the election of branch delegates and … Read More

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Union Summer for students 2018

Applications are now open for the Unions NSW Union Summer 2018 Internship Program. Union Summer is a three-week program run by Unions NSW in conjunction with participating unions. The program will run from Monday, 29 January … Read More

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