Today’s launch of the innovative new Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being by a coalition of leading health organisations presents a unique opportunity for Australian policymakers to take meaningful action to mitigate the damage climate change will cause to public health. The Climate and Health Alliance, a coalition of major health […]
The wide-ranging recommendations of a Senate Inquiry into Australia’s under-resourced aged care workforce should finally be enough for the Federal Government to take urgent action to introduce minimum nurse and staffing requirements in nursing homes, according to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF). Federal Secretary Lee Thomas said the ANMF was pleased the Committee […]
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has expressed disappointment in the NSW Government for failing to expand nurse-to-patient ratios in today’s state budget. Acting General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Judith Kiejda, said with a $4.5 billion budget surplus, the NSW Government was being irresponsible for not addressing workload issues currently plaguing public hospitals. “When […]
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