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Heroic efforts of Lismore midwives’ honoured

The courage of two local midwives who bravely put mothers and babies’ lives before their own as a severe storm lashed Lismore Base Hospital almost six years ago, has been recognised in today’s Australian Bravery … Read More

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Calls for Morrison Government to act on safe staffing laws

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) today calls on the Morrison Government to urgently respond to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety Final Report’s recognition that staffing levels in aged care … Read More

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Government slugs hospital staff again as free parking ends

As nurses and midwives roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, many are angry the NSW Government has been quick to claw back a paid parking reprieve at the state’s public hospitals.From April, … Read More

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More nurses still needed to help curb violence

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the state government’s long-awaited release of its final report into hospital security, but fears it won’t be enough unless additional nurses are employed.NSWNMA Acting General Secretary, … Read More

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Eurobodalla Hospital confusion sparks call for urgent consultation

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has called on the Berejiklian Government and Southern NSW Local Health District to engage in a thorough consultation process about plans for the new Eurobodalla Hospital.Limited details about … Read More

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Lismore nurses upset over cruel paid parking blow

Local nurses and midwives have joined the angry chorus of health and community staff in opposing plans by Lismore City Council to reintroduce paid parking around Lismore Base Hospital.The free, all day street parking scheme … Read More

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Tenterfield Hospital facing dangerously low staffing levels ahead of holiday season

The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is calling for urgent intervention from NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard to resolve staffing issues at Tenterfield Community Hospital following reports of roster gaps being left … Read More

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Blacktown Hospital fails to fix maternity crisis

Frustrated by Blacktown Hospital management’s delays in following through on its commitments, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) filed a dispute with the NSW Industrial Relations Commission last night.The NSWNMA has been seeking genuine … Read More

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Blacktown nurses and midwives take further action to protect patient safety

Fed up nurses and midwives will gather in their own time outside Blacktown Hospital TODAY, Monday 7 December, voicing their continued frustration at management’s refusal to take understaffing and patient safety concerns seriously.Members of the … Read More

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