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Discontent grows at NSW’s largest private hospital

There is growing discontent amongst nurses and midwives at NSW’s largest private hospital, the Sydney Adventist Hospital (The San), over the latest wage and conditions package offered by hospital management and industrial action is now … Read More

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State Government set to unilaterally impose new pay and conditions on nurses and midwives

The O’Farrell Government is using its dictatorial industrial relations laws to try and sideline the debate about improved nurse staffing and safer patient care in NSW public hospitals and community health services, the NSW Nurses … Read More

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Nurses and midwives to escalate ratios campaign

The NSW Government is refusing to provide guaranteed, safer nursing and midwifery levels for seriously ill children, emergency departments, high dependency units and rural hospitals and multipurpose services, and safer nursing and midwifery staffing arrangements … Read More

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Gunnedah nurses and midwives rally for ratios

NSWNMA members at Gunnedah Hospital and community health services will rally today, 17 May, in support of guaranteed minimum staffing ratios, which provide better and safer patient care, and equal treatment for rural and regional … Read More

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Inverell nurses and midwives rally for ratios

Rural and regional patients deserve equal treatment: NSWNMA members at Inverell Hospital and community health services will rally today, 15 May, in support of guaranteed minimum staffing ratios, which provide better and safer patient care. … Read More

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Armidale nurses and midwives rally for ratios

NSWNMA members at Armidale Hospital and nearby community health services will rally today, 14 May, in support of guaranteed minimum staffing ratios, which provide better and safer patient care. At the lunchtime rally they will … Read More

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Federal Budget must focus on jobs and investment in Australia’s future

Tonight’s Federal Budget must put protecting jobs and investing in Australia at the heart of the Government’s economic strategy, ACTU President Ged Kearney said today. Ms Kearney said meeting these priorities was more important than … Read More

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Tonight: the fourth NSWNMA Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival

Twelve short films, written and produced by NSW nurses and midwives, for the NSW Nurses & Midwives Association’s (NSWNMA) fourth Nurses & Midwives Short Film Festival, will premiere tonight, Thursday May 9, at the NSWNMA … Read More

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Thought Fiji was paradise? Think again.

Ahead of the launch of regular flights to Australia of the rebranded Fiji Airways next month, unions are urging potential Australian tourists to find out more about the attacks on human and workers’ rights in … Read More

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