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Concord nurses to walk over unsafe staffing

Nurses will gather in their own time outside Concord Repatriation General Hospital tomorrow to highlight serious patient safety and understaffing issues across the facility.For the past six months, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ … Read More

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Staff shortages widespread at Maitland Hospital

Nurses and midwives will gather in their own time outside Maitland Hospital tomorrow to raise community awareness about ongoing understaffing and patient safety issues in multiple wards and departments.Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ … Read More

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Tenterfield nurses take to streets over staff cuts

Nurses will gather in their own time this Friday to raise community awareness about unsafe staffing concerns at Tenterfield Hospital and call for the NSW Health Minister to intervene.Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ … Read More

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Nurses and midwives agree: the violence must stop

Violence and aggression is not part of a nurse or midwife’s job yet they, and other healthcare workers, are frequently on the receiving end in their workplaces.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) supports today’s … Read More

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NSW must support women’s rights to safe care

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has joined a chorus of health organisations and legal groups calling on all NSW parliamentarians to support abortion law reform.NSWNMA Acting General Secretary, Judith Kiejda, said it was … Read More

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Tenterfield nurses challenge hospital understaffing

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) are joining forces with community members to raise concerns about safe patient care at Tenterfield Hospital, following a 33% reduction in local nursing staff.NSWNMA Acting General … Read More

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Albury nurses raise concerns following removal of CCTV cameras

Patient and staff safety inside Albury Base Hospital’s mental health unit could be put at risk, following the removal of CCTV cameras within a locked high dependency unit.Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association … Read More

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Bleak aged care nutrition requires food for thought

Aged care nurses have called for nutritional care standards to be bolstered and for safe staffing to be introduced to achieve better health outcomes throughout residential aged care facilities.A report ‘Food for Thought: Nutrition & … Read More

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Statement on Health Services Union strike action

The rising level of violence and aggression being experienced by health workers is abhorrent.This is a systemic issue across the entire health sector – public, private, aged care, mental health and community health workers are … Read More

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