Policies and guidelines


Policies as adopted at the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s Annual Conferences. NSWNMA Policy on Alcohol and Other Drug Issues in the Workplace NSWNMA Policy on Assistants in Nursing NSWNMA Policy on Child Care NSWNMA Policy on Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery Practice NSWNMA Policy on Discrimination in Employment NSWNMA Policy on Drug and Alcohol Issues NSWNMA Policy on Elder Care NSWNMA Policy on Employment of Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery Students NSWNMA Policy on Enrolled Nurses NSWNMA Policy on HIV-AIDS and Other Blood Borne Pathogens NSWNMA Policy on Information Management and Information Technology NSWNMA Policy on Mental Health Nursing Care NSWNMA Policy on Midwifery and Midwifery Practice NSWNMA Policy on Nurse and Midwife Education NSWNMA Policy on Nurses and Midwives’ Uniforms NSWNMA Policy on Nursing and Midwifery and the Environment NSWNMA Policy on Nursing and Nursing Care NSWNMA Policy on Nursing Care of Older People NSWNMA Policy on Nursing Care of the Person who is Dying NSWNMA Policy on Overseas Recruitment of Nurses and Midwives NSWNMA Policy on Public and Private Health Services NSWNMA Policy on the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders from the Performance of Hazardous Manual Tasks NSWNMA Policy on the Provision of Personal Care NSWNMA Policy on the Quality Use of Medicines NSWNMA Policy on Whistleblowing and Nursing NSWNMA Policy on Work Health and Safety


These are the NSWNMA guidelines as adopted at our Annual Conferences. NSWNMA Guidelines on Branch Officials regarding involvement in Protected… NSWNMA Guidelines on Documentation and Electronic Documentation NSWNMA Guidelines on Nurse and Midwife Initiated Diagnostic Investigations NSWNMA Guidelines on Nursing and Midwifery Responsibilities in Relation to Medications NSWNMA Guidelines on Professional Indemnity Insurance NSWNMA Guidelines on Provision of Basic Foot Care by Nurses NSWNMA Guidelines on Protected Disclosures NSWNMA Guidelines on Referrals by and to Registered Nurses and Midwives NSWNMA Guidelines on RN Countersigning of EN or AIN Reports NSWNMA Guidelines on Whistleblowing & Public Interest Disclosures NSWNMA Guidelines on Working in Cold Conditions NSWNMA Guidelines on Working in Hot Conditions

Position statements

Position statements on a range of subjects have been adopted by the NSWNMA. NSWNMA Position Statement on Affordable Housing NSWNMA Position Statement on Assisted Dying NSWNMA Position Statement on Climate Change NSWNMA Position Statement on Fair and Ethical Trade NSWNMA Position Statement on the Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples NSWNMA Position Statement on Human Genetic Testing NSWNMA Position Statement on Medicinal Cannabis NSWNMA Position Statement on Non-consensual Administration of Medical Treatment of Immigration Detainees NSWNMA Position Statement on Supporting Breastfeeding Employees NSWNMA Position Statement on Tobacco NSWNMA Position Statement on Volunteers in Health Services

ANMF policies

View the policies of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.