Global Nurses United on asylum seekers

Nurses from the international community condemn Australia’s appalling treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. Global Nurses United (GNU), representing nurses from 21 countries on every continent, says the Australian Government’s current policy of indefinite detention, which is supported by the major Opposition party, is cruel and inhumane and must stop. It is morally reprehensible that […]

Global Nurses United mark International Nurses Week

Leading nurse and healthcare union organisations in 11 countries across the globe are holding coordinated actions during International Nurses Week to highlight the global efforts to improve patient care protections, oppose cuts in health care services and stop the erosion of nurses’ workplace and living standards, under attack in many countries. The international actions are […]

Healthcare workers in 11 countries mark International Nurses Week

Leading nurse and healthcare union organisations in 11 countries in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe are holding coordinated actions marking International Nurses Week with a call to step up efforts to promote patient safety, protect health care services and ensure access to health care for all with a common theme of ‘Health Care […]

Nurses celebrate delivering ‘A force for change’ in their communities

Dedicated nursing staff across NSW will take part in a host of activities on Monday as part of celebrations to mark International Nurses Day (12 May). Registered nurses, enrolled nurses, assistants in nursing and student nurses will be recognised for their contribution towards improved health care services and the delivery of better health outcomes during […]

Instagram for International Nurses’ and Midwives’ Days

Let’s celebrate our special day on May 12 with a global day of action in concert with Global Nurses United. We’re going to send pictures of ourselves out on Instagram using the hashtag #nswnmaforce4change Here are some easy steps: if you don’t already have it, download the free Instagram app to your smartphone or ipad […]

NSW nurses and midwives join global day of action

NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) delegates and members from around the state will join Global Nurses United’s first international day of action on 17 September, as part of their ongoing Ratios put patient safety first campaign to get the O’Farrell Government to provide guaranteed, safe nurse staffing levels in all public hospitals, public hospital […]

Canadian nurses prepare for Global Day of Action

On September 17, nurses across Canada and around the world will be acting together in the first Global Nurses United (GNU) coordinated day of action. This event is part of a larger Global Day of Action which nurses are acting in solidarity with. There are 10 countries, including Canada, where actions are planned by nurses, […]

Global Day of Action – Korea

Exciting news from Korean Health and Medical Workers Union KHMU in South Korea who held their Global Nurses Union Day of Action on Saturday September 14 in Seoul (a Korean holiday prevented them from holding the action on 17 September).  More than 1000 nurses marched on the Korean National Assembly to demand an end to austerity, save the […]

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