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Nurses and midwives’ fight for ratios rolls on

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have called on the NSW government to take responsibility for the understaffing crisis currently hampering the public health system and voted to continue the fight for nurse-to-patient ratios.During the NSW … Read More

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New leadership at the helm of NSWNMA

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has announced General Secretary, Brett Holmes, will conclude his leadership at the end of this week after two decades in the top job.Mr Holmes, who was elected General … Read More

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Nurses and midwives remain determined to speak out

A resolute crowd of nurses and midwives from the health and aged care sectors have gathered to share their experiences and support each other to speak up on the widespread issues hampering their professions.During day … Read More

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Access to paid family violence leave will help save lives

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) commends the Albanese Government on new Legislation which gives millions of Australian workers access to 10-days’ of  paid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave.The Fair Work Amendment (Paid … Read More

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ANMF appointed to Medicare taskforce

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), is pleased to announce its Federal Secretary Annie Butler has been appointed to the federal government’s new Strengthening Medicare Taskforce.Health Minister Mark Butler said … Read More

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ANMF welcomes ‘historic’ aged care reform laws

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) and its members welcome the Albanese Government’s introduction of new Legislation which will ensure that a registered nurse (RN) is on-site in every nursing home 24/7 and that … Read More

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Understaffed EDs prompt walk out by Western Sydney nurses

After weeks of battling rising patient presentations and no reprieve from chronic short staffing, a group of emergency department nurses staged a walk out, in their own time, from Blacktown and Westmead hospitals this morning.Severe … Read More

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ANMF welcomes reinstatement of COVID disaster payments

The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has welcomed the Federal Government’s reinstatement of $750 COVID leave disaster payments for essential workers through the latest ‘winter wave’ of the pandemic.Prime Minister … Read More

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ANMF: Support us to support you to stay well this winter

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is urging members of the public to protect themselves, their family and friends as a new wave of COVID infections sweeps across the country – and support the … Read More

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