Policies and guidelines


Policies as adopted at the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s Annual Conferences.

NSWNMA Policy on Alcohol and Other Drug Issues in the Workplace 
NSWNMA Policy on Assistants in Nursing 
NSWNMA Policy on Child Care
NSWNMA Policy on Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery Practice
NSWNMA Policy on Discrimination in Employment
NSWNMA Policy on Drug and Alcohol Issues
NSWNMA Policy on Elder Care
NSWNMA Policy on Employment of Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery Students
NSWNMA Policy on Enrolled Nurses
NSWNMA Policy on HIV AIDS and other Blood Borne Viruses 
NSWNMA Policy on Information Management and Information Technology
NSWNMA Policy on Mental Health Nursing Care
NSWNMA Policy on Member Assistance
NSWNMA Policy on Midwifery and Midwifery Practice 
NSWNMA Policy on Nurse and Midwife Education
NSWNMA Policy on Nurses and Midwives’ Uniforms
NSWNMA Policy on Nursing and Midwifery and the Environment 
NSWNMA Policy on Nursing and Nursing Care
NSWNMA Policy on Nursing Care of Older People
NSWNMA Policy on Nursing Care of the Person who is Dying
NSWNMA Policy on Overseas Recruitment of Nurses and Midwives 
NSWNMA Policy on the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders from the Performance of Hazardous Manual Tasks 
NSWNMA Policy on the Provision of Personal Care
NSWNMA Policy on Public and Private Health Services
NSWNMA Policy on the Quality Use of Medicines 
NSWNMA Policy on Whistleblowing and Public Interest Disclosures
NSWNMA Policy on Work Health and Safety
ANMF NSW Branch Whistleblower Policy


These are the NSWNMA guidelines as adopted at our Annual Conferences.

NSWNMA Guidelines on Documentation and Electronic Documentation
NSWNMA Guidelines for External Researcher Requests
NSWNMA Guidelines on Nurse and Midwife Initiated Diagnostic Investigations
NSWNMA Guidelines on Nursing and Midwifery Responsibilities in Relation to Medications
NSWNMA Guidelines on Professional Indemnity Insurance 
NSWNMA Guidelines on Provision of Basic Foot Care by Nurses
NSWNMA Guidelines on Referrals by and to Registered Nurses and Midwives
NSWNMA Guidelines on RNs Countersigning of EN or AIN Reports 
NSWNMA Guidelines on Whistleblowing and Public Interest Disclosures
NSWNMA Guidelines on Working in Cold Conditions
NSWNMA Guidelines on Working in Hot Conditions

Position statements

Position statements on a range of subjects have been adopted by the NSWNMA.

NSWNMA Position Statement on Affordable Housing 
NSWNMA Position Statement on Assisted Dying
NSWNMA Position Statement on Climate Change
NSWNMA Position Statement on Cosmetic Nursing
NSWNMA Position Statement on Fair and Ethical Trade
NSWNMA Position Statement on Harm Reduction
NSWNMA Position Statement on the Health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
NSWNMA Position Statement on Human Genetic Testing
NSWNMA Position Statement on Medicinal Cannabis 
NSWNMA Position Statement on Non-consensual Administration of Medical Treatment to Immigration Detainees
NSWNMA Position Statement on Sexual Harassment
NSWNMA Position Statement on Supporting Breastfeeding Employees
NSWNMA Position Statement on Tobacco 
NSWNMA Position Statement on Volunteers in Health Services

ANMF policies

View the policies of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.