Nurses and midwives seek ‘fair go’ for public health from Baird government

The Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has congratulated the Liberal-National Coalition on its return to office following Saturday’s general election and reiterated its call for the state’s world-class public health system to be maintained and not privatised in the future. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said he was happy to give credit to […]

Nurses and midwives save lives, we don’t tell lies!

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have sent a message to political naysayers and media commentators who have publicly criticised the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s (NSWNMA) election campaigning efforts. During a Committee of Delegates meeting in Sydney last night, a passionate crowd of almost 300 nurses and midwives from across the state held branch placards […]

More nurses and midwives pledge fails to deliver improved ratios

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has cautiously welcomed the latest election promise by the Liberal-Nationals Coalition regarding frontline health workers. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said Premier Mike Baird’s election pledge to increase frontline nursing and midwifery staff by 2,100 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions failed to address ongoing workload issues in […]

What the NSW parties say…

In the lead-up to the state election on 28 March, here is what the NSW political parties say about ratios, aged care and privatisation. Download this as a pdf: What the parties say What we say… Download as a pdf: What we say

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