Spotlight on nursing and midwifery workforce pressures

Growing pressures on the nursing and midwifery professions have prompted a group of health and government representatives to discuss the wide-ranging workforce challenges at a networking breakfast in Sydney. The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) brought together stakeholders from federal and state governments, the university sector, professional health bodies, private health operators and aged […]

ANMF welcomes budget funding for Health and Aged Care

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has welcomed the Albanese Government’s funding for health and aged care and cost of living relief in the Budget. ANMF Federal Secretary Annie Butler said the significant investment is the first-step in fixing the troubled aged care sector, by providing support for staff ratios and other measures which […]

New leadership at the helm of NSWNMA

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has announced General Secretary, Brett Holmes, will conclude his leadership at the end of this week after two decades in the top job. Mr Holmes, who was elected General Secretary in August 2002, formally announced his retirement to delegates and members during the NSWNMA’s 77th Annual Conference in […]

Nurses and midwives remain determined to speak out

A resolute crowd of nurses and midwives from the health and aged care sectors have gathered to share their experiences and support each other to speak up on the widespread issues hampering their professions. During day one of the 77th Annual Conference of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in Sydney and online, participants […]

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