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 […]

Nepean Hospital at crisis point

Fed up nurses and midwives will protest continued vacancies, in their own time, of around 42 permanent full time positions and 58 temporary positions at Nepean Hospital today, WEDNESDAY, 14 NOVEMBER. Members from the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) Nepean Hospital branch have been raising concerns since June when an NSWNMA investigation of 2017 […]

Tamworth Hospital staffing disputes conclude in IRC

Two long running staffing disputes impacting the maternity unit and emergency department at Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital concluded in Industrial Relations Commission of NSW (IRC) today. Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD) sought to withdraw both its disputes against the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), after outlining to the IRC a number […]

Tamworth nurses and midwives won’t relocate without improvements

Plans for the emergency department and maternity services to transfer into new facilities at the Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital site could be delayed next week. Tamworth Branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has again informed Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD) management that emergency department staff and midwives will not […]

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