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Care and compassion prevail in NSW

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed today’s historic passage of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 in the NSW parliament, extending choice to those suffering from terminal and incurable illnesses to die … Read More

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Three months on, aged care workers still waiting for COVID payments

More than 70% of aged care workers still haven’t received their $400 bonus, as promised by Prime Minister Scott Morrison back in February, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) revealed today.Results of a national … Read More

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Nurses continue raising voices for a stronger future

The incredible courage of nurses and their unwavering dedication to patient care is being recognised this International Nurses’ Day (12 May). As tens of thousands of aged care, public and private sector nurses celebrate, they … Read More

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NSW government must respond to its neglect of the bush

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has urged the NSW government to not delay adopting the recommendations of a public inquiry into rural, regional and remote health services, and called for the allocation of … Read More

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Midwives matter, alongside mothers and babies in their care

As midwives, nurses and other health professionals pause to recognise International Day of the Midwife, many midwives across NSW are grappling with the challenges they face without safe staffing ratios.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association … Read More

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Poor ED staffing continues to impact patient care

Ongoing pressure inside public hospital emergency departments (EDs) has prompted renewed calls by the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) for staffing ratios to be mandated on every shift.The NSWNMA wants the NSW government to … Read More

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Aged care nurses contemplate futures ahead of election

As Fair Work Commissioners visit residential aged care facilities during the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation and Health Services Union’s historic 25 per cent award wage case, many NSW-based aged care nurses are considering how … Read More

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Securing nurses and care workers in aged care

Today, the Hearing for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s (ANMF) and Health Services Union’s (HSU) landmark applications for a 25% increase to award wages for aged care workers commences in the Fair Work Commission. … Read More

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Supporting Australia’s nurses and midwives

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has today welcomed the Opposition’s election pledge to fund a new national health service to provide health and well-being support for nurses and midwives across the country. The … Read More

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