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NSWNMA members can submit questions to gensec@nswnma.asn.au or in the form below. Past questions and answers can be read below – your question might already have been answered. If your query is urgent, contact your branch officials or the Information team at NSWNMA.
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Family violence leave at Healthscope

I work at a private hospital run by Healthscope. Can I get any special leave to attend court about family violence directed towards me? Clause 29(ii) of the Healthscope Group – NSWNMA/ANMF – NSW Nurses … Read More

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ADO dispute

I am a registered nurse working in a public hospital. Where is the ADO dispute up to about ADO accruals for those working mixed shifts? This remaining aspect of the ADO dispute, concerned with those … Read More

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Cashing out annual leave

I work in a nursing home run by Estia. If I need to, can I get some annual leave paid out?Clause 50 of the Estia Health NSW Enterprise Agreement 2016 states that cashing out of … Read More

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Pregnant, and seeking a more suitable position

I work in a public hospital. I am pregnant and getting concerned about being able to do my usual duties for much longer. Is it possible I can work somewhere else to keep me at … Read More

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Pay rate in Bupa

I am employed as an RN in a Bupa nursing home. Can I check what the rate of pay should be for an RN on the thereafter rate? As per Table 1 in the Bupa … Read More

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Quick shifts

I work in a hospital run by Ramsay. How many quick shifts can I be rostered to do? Under Clause 6.2.7 of the Ramsay Health Care Australia Pty Ltd & NSW Nurses & Midwives’ Association … Read More

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Time off in lieu

I work in a public hospital and have worked some overtime that I would like to save up so I can have some time off at a later time. How long do I have to … Read More

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Termination payments at Estia

I work at a nursing home operated by Estia but am finishing up shortly. When should my termination payments be made?  If you have provided relevant notice of your departure, Clause 63(i) of the Estia … Read More

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Counting nursing service for salary level

I am considering applying for a job in a public hospital as a registered nurse. I have been working as a RN for a few years in private hospitals. Will this service count to determine … Read More

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