New Maitland Hospital model not what it seems

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association has concerns the new model for Maitland Hospital, announced by the NSW Minister for Health today, will not meet the needs of the community or the staff. This is still privatisation of a public health service. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said the community would still be […]

Local community opposes privatisation of new Maitland Hospital

Nurses and midwives from Maitland and the surrounding areas will gather for a community forum in East Maitland this evening to discuss government plans to privatise vital public services. Members of the Maitland Hospital branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) have joined with other community union groups to highlight the adverse impacts […]

Be upfront on new Maitland Hospital Mr Baird

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has once again called on the NSW Government to detail exactly how the proposed new Maitland Hospital will be operated. During a fleeting picture opportunity at the proposed site in Metford today, Premier Mike Baird told local media he was open to a public-private partnership, however he said […]

Maitland nurses hit shops to rally local support

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) will hit Greenhills Shopping Centre at East Maitland this evening, Thursday 26 June, to speak with locals about their campaign for improved nurse-to-patient ratios and concerns around the privatisation of the new Maitland Hospital. The members, from NSWNMA Maitland Hospital Branch, are calling on the NSW […]

Locals in dark on new Maitland hospital plan

NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association members and delegates will tonight call on the O’Farrell Government for answers surrounding plans for the new Maitland Hospital at Metford. Since announcing the proposed 40-hectare Crown land site in August 2013, the O’Farrell Government has been tight-lipped on how it plans to fund and operate the new facility. As […]

Possible privatisation at Maitland

They came, they saw, they listened but the one of the biggest questions surrounding the future of a new hospital for Maitland remains unanswered. Concern for hospital, but mum’s the word By  Nick Bielby From the Maitland Mercury Feb. 11, 2014. Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association (NSWNMA) fronted the regional cabinet meeting […]

Stockton goes to Maitland with message for Cabinet

General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Brett Holmes, said nurses would be at the forefront of a protest rally today in Maitland, where NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and his Cabinet are to meet at Maitland Town Hall. “The O’Farrell Government has announced its intention to fully privatise all state disability services […]

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