Nurses and midwives insulted by cruel wage freeze

Tens of thousands of nurses and midwives have been dealt a blow in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, after the NSW Government today confirmed it will freeze all public sector wages. In response, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has rejected assertions by Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet that frontline health […]

Nurses and midwives plea to local communities

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) have issued a simple message to their local communities throughout the state: help us to help you. NSWNMA General Secretary, Brett Holmes, said as more cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to be confirmed across metropolitan and regional parts of NSW, pressure is building on local […]

Hospitals already buckling as presentations jump

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has urged the NSW Government to bring forward its planned 5,000 health ‘workforce boost’, as promised at the last election, in light of the evolving COVID-19 crisis and increased pressures on emergency departments. The latest Bureau of Health Information quarterly data shows emergency departments already experienced unprecedented strain […]

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