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Wagga Wagga nurses and midwives fed up with broken public system

Nurses and midwives gathered in their own time outside Wagga Wagga Base Hospital this afternoon (Wednesday 11 April) to highlight the pressures they are under, as a result of understaffing, increased workloads and poor skill … Read More

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Debunking medicinal cannabis myths in Coffs Harbour

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) held an education forum for mental health and drug and alcohol nurses on the therapeutic benefits of medicinal cannabis at the C.ex Coffs in Coffs Harbour today.Forum speakers … Read More

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Small staffing reprieve for John Hunter nurses and midwives

Nurses and midwives at John Hunter Hospital have celebrated a victory after Hunter New England Local Health District capitulated on several staffing and policy issues thrashed out during an industrial dispute. Following four months of … Read More

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St Vincent’s redundancy plan could threaten patient safety

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has sought clarification from management at St Vincent’s Hospital in Darlinghurst, following confirmation a voluntary redundancy program is being rolled out across St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney. Acting … Read More

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NSWNMA statement on abrupt relocation of NSW IRC

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has written to the NSW Government seeking an urgent explanation on the proposed relocation of the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW and its Sydney Registry to Parramatta. Currently … Read More

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Sweet PUBLIC victory for Maitland nurses and midwives

As tens of thousands of Maitland and surrounding Hunter families participate in Australia Day celebrations across the region, hardworking nurses and midwives are also jubilant today following confirmation the new Maitland Hospital at Metford will … Read More

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Wee Waa nurses speak up for patient safety

Fed up with delays as a result of medical staff shortages at the local hospital, members of Wee Waa Community Hospital Branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) have raised their concerns directly … Read More

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Projected nursing shortages must be taken seriously

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has today urged the Berejiklian Government to heed the warnings of a nursing and midwifery shortage predicted to impact the state by 2030 and seriously address current nurse-to-patient … Read More

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Nurses express shock over bed cuts at St Vincent’s

Around one hundred nursing staff gathered outside Sydney’s iconic St Vincent’s Hospital this afternoon and expressed their dismay over the widespread closure of beds and services at the Darlinghurst facility. From today, more than 160 … Read More

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