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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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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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