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Historic action by private sector nurses and midwives

Hundreds of nurses and midwives at two major Sydney private hospitals walked off the job for one-hour today in their fight for fair pay and conditions, their first protected industrial action in decades.Encouraged by supporters, … Read More

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Nurses and midwives walk out at two private hospitals

Nurses and midwives at two major Sydney private hospitals will walk off the job today for the first time in decades, following repeated statewide strikes by public sector colleagues this year.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ … Read More

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Nurses close Coffs Harbour beds over patient safety

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) Coffs Harbour Hospital branch have taken the unprecedented step of closing beds on a medical ward inside the local hospital due to severe understaffing.Citing serious patient … Read More

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ANMF celebrating Nurse Practitioner Week 2022

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says Nurse Practitioner Week (12-18 December) is an opportunity for us all to celebrate and appreciate the crucial role Nurse Practitioners (NP) play in delivering quality care and … Read More

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EDs in desperate need of urgent intervention

There are growing safety concerns inside public hospital emergency departments (ED), with patients seeking acute medical care forced to spend record amounts of time in clogged waiting rooms.According the Bureau of Health Information, one in 10 … Read More

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Albanese Government must stop nurse sackings in aged care

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is calling on the Albanese Government to urgently act to stop greedy aged care providers from sacking highly-trained Enrolled Nurses (EN) and replacing them with lower-paid personal care … Read More

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Nurses and midwives are angry and hurting without ratios

Thousands of nurses and midwives walked off the job for 24-hours today, the fourth statewide strike this year, desperate to have their voices heard by the NSW government and for widespread staffing concerns to be … Read More

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Spotlight on nursing and midwifery workforce pressures

Growing pressures on the nursing and midwifery professions have prompted a group of health and government representatives to discuss the wide-ranging workforce challenges at a networking breakfast in Sydney.The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) … Read More

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Fourth statewide strike for staffing ratios

After months of protracted talks with the NSW government, public sector nurses and midwives have voted in favour of a 24 hour strike next Wednesday, the fourth statewide action this year.Fed up with inaction by … Read More

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