News

Read all our media releases and Lamp editorials by Brett Holmes, the General Secretary of the NSWNMA.

Nurses Call on FTT at G20 Conference in France

  NSWNA officials joined nurses from around the world at the G20 Conference in Cannes, France to demand a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) on banks to heal the ails of the global economy and reinvest … Read More

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Ratios deliver more RNs for California

Nurse-to-patient ratios have added more registered nurses to the staffing mix in Californian hospitals compared to similar hospitals in other parts of the United States. This is revealed in research by the University of Pennsylvania … Read More

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24/7 Care to People – Health and Social Services

  This session at the recent PSI APRECON held in Sydney, brought together speakers from across the Asia Pacific – Japan, Korea, Fiji & Australia – to discuss from the perspective of each delegate the … Read More

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The Way To Have Your Say

  Sydney Alliance launches, with a mission to address issues to make the city a better, fairer, and more sustainable place for all. More than 2,000 people packed out the Town Hall in Sydney’s CBD … Read More

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Coffs Mental Health Nurses The Latest To Act On Unsafe Staffing

Six mental health beds to be closed as staff vacancies take their toll…. NSW Nurses Association (NSWNA) members at the Coffs Harbour Mental Health Unit are the latest to take action over serious staff shortages … Read More

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End The Offshore Processing of Asylum Seekers

On September 20th, a resolution by the NSWNA Committee of Delegates was carried which supports a statement by ACOSS – Australian Council of Social Services, to end the offshore processing of asylum seekers. Read the … Read More

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Organising for Safe Patient Care

  Organising for Safe Patient Care was the theme of this year’s annual conference attended by over 400 delegates, representing NSWNA members at workplaces across NSW. Two days of evocative presentations and lively discussion examined … Read More

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NSWNA a proud member of the Sydney Alliance

  The NSWNA is proud to be a member of the Sydney Alliance -a non-party political organisation that brings together diverse community organisations, unions and religious organisations to advance the common good and achieve a … Read More

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Domestic Violence Is A Workplace Concern

NSWNA wins family violence clause for Public Health System Nurses’ Award. Employees who experience domestic violence (or family violence as it is now known) will gain access to a range of workplace support measures through … Read More

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