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Hundreds of nursing care hours lost across the Illawarra

Analysis of hospital data has revealed patients in Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District missed out on hundreds of nursing care hours, due to widespread under-staffing in the region’s public hospitals.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association … Read More

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New research backs ratios on International Nurses’ Day

Calls for shift-by-shift ratios to be introduced in New South Wales have been bolstered, as thousands of dedicated nurses begin and end their shifts around the clock on International Nurses’ Day.New research released in The … Read More

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ANMF says aged care budget falls short of reform promise

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says the $17.7 Billion for aged care in the Budget is definitely not the ‘once in a generation’ reform package promised by the Morrison Government and won’t be … Read More

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Midwives are delivering above and beyond

Despite a challenging pandemic enveloping our globe, midwives have continued their selfless roles delivering thousands of babies around the clock, while also campaigning for safe staffing ratios in NSW.On International Day of the Midwife (5 … Read More

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Doctors and nurses call for mandated nursing home staffing and swifter action

No reason to wait three years to implement 24/7 nurse cover – Care Can’t WaitDoctors and nurses are calling on the Government to urgently mandate staff ratios of registered nurses in aged care and to … Read More

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ANMF launches national aged care campaign: ‘IT’S NOT TOO MUCH’

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has launched its national campaign aimed at ensuring aged care is a priority in the upcoming 2021-22 Budget, and that the Morrison Government introduces urgently-needed laws that mandate … Read More

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INSULTING: Nurses and midwives react to latest pay offer

Public health sector nurses and midwives across the state are expressing their anger and disgust over a 1.04%* pay increase offered by the NSW government for 2021-22.NSW Ministry of Health made the pay offer to … Read More

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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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