Care and compassion prevail in NSW

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed today’s historic passage of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2021 in the NSW parliament, extending choice to those suffering from terminal and incurable illnesses to die with dignity in the future. NSWNMA General Secretary, Brett Holmes, said nurses and midwives had long supported the introduction of […]

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill

At the 72nd Annual Conference of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) hundreds of nurses and midwives endorsed an updated position on assisted dying, which expressed the need for legislative change to occur in New South Wales. You can read the NSWNMA position statement on assisted dying here. This week, a private members bill that would […]

Nurses and midwives support majority on dying with dignity

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have considered the moral and ethical challenges of assisted dying and voted in support of the need for legislative change to occur in New South Wales. More than 500 delegates attending the 72nd Annual Conference of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) endorsed an updated position on behalf of […]

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