More nurses still needed to help curb violence

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the state government’s long-awaited release of its final report into hospital security, but fears it won’t be enough unless additional nurses are employed. NSWNMA Acting General Secretary, Judith Kiejda, said many of the measures outlined in the final report were already current policies, but they had […]

Abuse of nurses and midwives on the rise in NSW

Verbal abuse, physical violence, sexual harassment and even death threats are common occurrences in the daily lives of many nurses and midwives working throughout New South Wales. A recent survey of more than 3,500 members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) found almost one in two nurses and midwives had firsthand experience of […]

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