New regional hospitals struggling to cope

NSWNMA members stood with hands tied outside the NSW Nationals Annual Conference in Tweed Heads this morning to confront constituents about regional health and aged care funding issues that have not yet been addressed by the party. Acting General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Judith Kiejda, said there were widespread understaffing issues at many new major […]

Nurses call on Nationals to stand up for country health services

Watch our video of nurses at the conference. Connect to our Ratios Facebook page. Have a look through the conference photos. A dedicated group of members from the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has travelled to Queanbeyan to garner support for better public health services throughout country NSW. The NSWNMA members made their long journey […]

NSW Nationals: Please Stand Up For Country Patients

The NSW Nationals conference commenced on 14th June and an ad in the local paper in Bathurst is calling on all Nats MPs to put the safety of their country constituents first. With the apparent support of State National Party MPs, the O’Farrell Government is refusing to improve and extend mandated minimum nurse-to-patient ratios to: […]

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