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ANMF cautions against hasty removal of COVID-19 safety measures

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is urging caution on the potential scaling-back of mandatory COVID isolation to be considered by National Cabinet, saying COVID-19 safety measures must always be based on considered, expert … Read More

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NSW government must do better to retain nurses and midwives

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has urged the NSW government to follow Victoria’s lead and future-proof the state’s health system by urgently investing in the nursing and midwifery workforce of tomorrow.In welcoming the … Read More

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Groundswell of anger: Nurses and midwives strike to be heard

In a sign of widespread frustration, nurses and midwives will participate in a 24-hour statewide strike next Thursday, over their demands for safe staffing to be guaranteed in all NSW public hospitals and health services.A … Read More

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New occupational violence focus after three nurses stabbed

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has commended efforts by SafeWork NSW in pursuing new measures to prevent occupational violence in the workplace, following the stabbing of three Sydney nurses in May 2019.Sydney Local … Read More

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Pay rise to recognise undervalued aged care workforce

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) says the Federal Government’s Submission supporting a pay rise for aged care nurses and care workers will finally recognise the chronic undervaluation of employees and set the platform … Read More

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Nurses and midwives’ fight for ratios rolls on

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have called on the NSW government to take responsibility for the understaffing crisis currently hampering the public health system and voted to continue the fight for nurse-to-patient ratios.During the NSW … Read More

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New leadership at the helm of NSWNMA

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has announced General Secretary, Brett Holmes, will conclude his leadership at the end of this week after two decades in the top job.Mr Holmes, who was elected General … Read More

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Nurses and midwives remain determined to speak out

A resolute crowd of nurses and midwives from the health and aged care sectors have gathered to share their experiences and support each other to speak up on the widespread issues hampering their professions.During day … Read More

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Access to paid family violence leave will help save lives

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) commends the Albanese Government on new Legislation which gives millions of Australian workers access to 10-days’ of  paid family and domestic violence (FDV) leave.The Fair Work Amendment (Paid … Read More

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