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NSW nurses and midwives to strike tomorrow, Wednesday 24 July

Strike to affect more than 180 public hospitals and community health services. Buses and trains bring nurses and midwives to Sydney mass meeting. Sydney mass meeting webcast to 17 regional centres NSW Nurses and Midwives … Read More

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NSW nurses vote in big numbers to strike on Wednesday 24 July

More than 160 NSWNMA workplace branches have now notified the NSWNMA office that they will join Wednesday’s (24 July) statewide strike of nurses and midwives, to protest against the O’Farrell Government’s failure to provide guaranteed, … Read More

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Strike action will go ahead on Wednesday 24 July

The strike and Special General Meeting of members at Sydney Olympic Park and 17 regional webcast venues will go ahead next Wednesday 24 July at 11.30 am. One hundred and sixty five NSWNMA branches have … Read More

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Nurses and midwives to strike next Wednesday 24 July

The NSWNMA Council has endorsed your delegates’ call for a strike of public health system nurses and midwives next Wednesday – to attend a Special General Meeting of members at 18 web-linked locations around NSW. … Read More

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NSW nurses and midwives to strike next Wednesday 24 July

NSW nurses and midwives are to strike next Wednesday (24 July) over the O’Farrell Government’s failure to act on patient safety. A special conference of NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) workplace delegates, held in … Read More

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What the Government is saying and what the facts are

What is the Government saying about our ratios campaign and what are the facts? What the Government is saying about our ratios campaign:   ‘Ratios’ do not apply in the NSW Health system. Instead there … Read More

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NSW nurses ‘See Red’ over O’Farrell’s failure to act on patient safety

Many nurses and midwives at NSW public hospitals and community health services will wear something red to work today 1 July to protest against the state Government’s failure to improve and extend safer nurse-to-patient ratios … Read More

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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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