Top gong for rapid response to COVID-19 risks

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has been recognised for its agile response in supporting its nursing and midwifery members at work on the COVID-19 frontline across NSW. During today’s 2020 SafeWork NSW Awards, the NSWNMA received the top union award for ‘Outstanding work health and safety support to members in the changed working […]

Wage freeze sours International Nurses’ Day

As thousands of nurses prepare for their shifts this International Nurses’ Day (12 May), public sector workers across the state face the prospect of a cruel wage freeze being legislated by the NSW Government. On a day when the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) highlights the achievements of all nurses across the public, private and […]

Nurses fighting COVID-19 left out in cold by wage freeze

On the eve of International Nurses’ Day, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has attacked plans by the NSW Government to ram through legislation for a public sector wage freeze, as early as tomorrow when parliament resumes for special sessions. The NSWNMA, together with public sector unions representing all workers keeping NSW safe during […]

Cough or spit on frontline workers: you will cop it

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed tough new laws, including on-the-spot fines, for individuals who assault nurses, midwives, police, paramedics and other frontline staff who are working tirelessly to keep our communities safe in the current pandemic. NSW Health Minister, Brad Hazzard, today announced a new public health order, approved by the […]

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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