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Opportunities for nurses and midwives welcome

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed plans by the federal government to modernise Medicare and overhaul the various models of care currently delivered by clinicians. Federal Health Minister Mark Butler confirmed the … Read More

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Nurses and midwives support Gomeroi people in fight against Santos Narrabri Gas project

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) stands in solidarity with the Gomeroi people in their fight for land rights and opposition of the expansion of fossil fuel extraction in Narrabri, on Gomeroi land.NSWNMA Acting … Read More

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Historic action by private sector nurses and midwives

Hundreds of nurses and midwives at two major Sydney private hospitals walked off the job for one-hour today in their fight for fair pay and conditions, their first protected industrial action in decades.Encouraged by supporters, … Read More

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Nurses and midwives walk out at two private hospitals

Nurses and midwives at two major Sydney private hospitals will walk off the job today for the first time in decades, following repeated statewide strikes by public sector colleagues this year.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ … Read More

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Nurses close Coffs Harbour beds over patient safety

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) Coffs Harbour Hospital branch have taken the unprecedented step of closing beds on a medical ward inside the local hospital due to severe understaffing.Citing serious patient … Read More

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ANMF celebrating Nurse Practitioner Week 2022

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says Nurse Practitioner Week (12-18 December) is an opportunity for us all to celebrate and appreciate the crucial role Nurse Practitioners (NP) play in delivering quality care and … Read More

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EDs in desperate need of urgent intervention

There are growing safety concerns inside public hospital emergency departments (ED), with patients seeking acute medical care forced to spend record amounts of time in clogged waiting rooms.According the Bureau of Health Information, one in 10 … Read More

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Albanese Government must stop nurse sackings in aged care

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is calling on the Albanese Government to urgently act to stop greedy aged care providers from sacking highly-trained Enrolled Nurses (EN) and replacing them with lower-paid personal care … Read More

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Nurses and midwives are angry and hurting without ratios

Thousands of nurses and midwives walked off the job for 24-hours today, the fourth statewide strike this year, desperate to have their voices heard by the NSW government and for widespread staffing concerns to be … Read More

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