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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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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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