Wagga Wagga nurses and midwives walk out over staffing

Nurses and midwives from Wagga Wagga Base Hospital gathered in their own time at the end of night shift on Wednesday to rally over short staffing issues and the need for safe nurse-to-patient ratios. After repeatedly raising workloads concerns, local NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members will call for minimum and enforceable staffing ratios […]

Nurses and midwives are angry and hurting without ratios

Thousands of nurses and midwives walked off the job for 24-hours today, the fourth statewide strike this year, desperate to have their voices heard by the NSW government and for widespread staffing concerns to be urgently addressed. NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members from metropolitan and regional public hospitals chanted as they marched up […]

Midwives demand safe staffing ratios in maternity

Midwives from three NSW public hospitals took action this afternoon to highlight widespread staff shortages, unreasonable workloads, and the desperate need for safe staffing ratios of midwives to women and their babies. NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members echoed calls for the NSW government to overhaul its maternity staffing system and address the risks […]

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