Midwives deliver unwavering support during COVID-19

Ask any midwife about their professional skills and guidance, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and you will be reminded of the evolving role midwives play in delivering babies into our world. On this International Day of the Midwife (5 May), the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is highlighting the essential contribution of […]

Remarkable midwives being pushed to the brink

On a day when thousands of midwives, clinical midwifery educators, midwifery consultants, managers and students should all be celebrating the joys of their profession, many are instead considering their futures away from the sector. General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, Brett Holmes, said the growing demand being placed on midwifery staff across […]

Paying tribute to our remarkable midwives

Today is the internationally recognised day to champion the tireless work of midwives. International Midwives’ Day celebrations are taking place across New South Wales, from morning and afternoon tea parties, ‘walk with midwives’ marches, midwifery conferences, to making birth kits for women in developing countries. Over the past decade, more than 90,000 babies have been […]

Midwifery celebrated around the globe

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) will join thousands of practicing midwives, clinical midwifery educators, midwifery consultants, managers and student midwives today to recognise International Midwives’ Day. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said it was an opportunity to appreciate the women and men who work tirelessly to ensure the safe arrival of […]

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 […]

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