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ANMF announces federal election priorities for health and aged care

In the lead-up to the federal election, the country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has written to all major political parties and Independent MPs and Senators, seeking their commitment to the … Read More

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Government to consider nurses and midwives’ demands

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has held talks with the NSW government today over the need for staffing improvements and better pay for nurses and midwives.Off the back of last Thursday’s second statewide … Read More

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Hope on the horizon for aged care staffing ratios

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the federal Opposition’s pre-election pledge to begin addressing the aged care crisis by introducing staffing ratios, ensuring a registered nurse is onsite 24/7 and supporting a long overdue … Read More

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Opposition’s Aged Care Reform Package Gives Hope for Older Australians

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese’s pledge to mandate staffing ratios by introducing, in law, minimum care hours requirements for nursing homes and to fund real wage increases for … Read More

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Rally cries ramped up for staffing ratios

Undeterred by grey skies, thousands of nurses and midwives walked off the job for 24-hours today to participate in another statewide strike, urging the NSW government to heed warnings of the dire staffing crisis inside … Read More

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Second statewide strike for nurses and midwives

Thousands of nurses and midwives will strike tomorrow across the state, with many walking off the job for 24-hours from 7am, over the NSW government’s failure to act on the staffing crisis in public hospitals … Read More

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Budget 2022: Scott Morrison fails to do his job

The lack of sustainable funding and real reform for health and aged care shows that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has failed to ‘do his job’ to restore and rebuild Australia’s public health system and the … Read More

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Nurses and midwives to strike again, seeking staffing ratios

Nurses and midwives plan to walk of the job for 24-hours next Thursday (31 March) after the NSW government failed to address the ongoing staffing crisis inside public hospitals, or commit to further talks on … Read More

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Safe patient care continues to wane under poor staffing

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) said new Bureau of Health Information (BHI) data highlighted growing workload pressures on nurses and midwives within the public health system and has reiterated calls for shift by … Read More

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