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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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Public health promise to Northern Beaches locals broken

As activity returns to pre-pandemic levels inside Sydney’s Northern Beaches Hospital, concerns are rife that private operator, Healthscope, is not living up to its commitments to the local community.Despite the Berejiklian Government promising locals their … Read More

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Blacktown nurses and midwives ordered back to work

After five hours of deliberations in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) last night, more than 150 nurses and midwives have been sent back to work inside Blacktown Hospital.Orders were served against the NSW Nurses … Read More

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Dire situation forces Blacktown midwives to speak out

Traumatised and fatigued midwives at Blacktown Hospital are in desperate need of relief from unsafe staffing levels, which are putting patient safety and their professional registration at risk.Following multiple infant fatalities over the past 18 … Read More

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Nurses and midwives’ wages left behind

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has reiterated calls for the Berejiklian Government to value nurses and midwives by reversing its cuts to public sector wages.In today’s NSW Budget, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet delivered nurses … Read More

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Staffing concerns widespread at Port Macquarie Base Hospital

Battling excessive workloads and chronic understaffing across multiple wards and theatres, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) fear patient safety is being compromised at Port Macquarie Base Hospital.Mid North Coast Local Health … Read More

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