Jo Hunter (Privately Practising Midwife), spoke at the recent Midwifery Forum at the NSWNMA on the experience of Privately Practising Midwives in Australia.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), together with members of the Tamworth Hospital Branch, today strongly condemned Hunter New England Local Health District (HNE LHD) for failing to uphold safe patient care and workplace safety at the hospital. During an extraordinary meeting of the Branch this afternoon, members expressed their overwhelming disappointment with HNE […]
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association has produced a comprehensive 60-page booklet all about nursing and midwifery, including information on scope of practice, regulations, legal issues, reasonable workloads, continuing professional development, new grad programs and more. The publication can be read online in full.