Keeping Bowral and District Hospital PUBLIC!

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has today welcomed reports the Berejiklian Government has capitulated on the privatisation of Bowral and District Hospital. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, said the decision was a testament to ten long months of campaigning together with members of the community group, Public Health First, local health […]

Secrecy around Northern Beaches Hospital redevelopment sparks industrial dispute

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Health Services Union (HSU) and Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation (ASMOF) will today seek definitive answers to a number of longstanding issues related to the redevelopment of the Northern Beaches Hospital in the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW. Unions NSW and public health unions have been chasing the […]

Nurses to fight privatisation of NSW hospitals

NSW nurses have resolved to take all necessary actions to conduct a campaign against the privatisation of NSW public hospitals and services. At a NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) delegates meeting last night, branch officials unanimously voted to develop a community awareness campaign, including industrial action and media advertising against the privatisation agenda of […]

Public hospital privatisation a sad day for NSW

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) is appalled at today’s announcement by the NSW Coalition Government to privatise five major regional public hospitals: Maitland, Wyong, Goulburn, Shellharbour and Bowral. The public-private partnerships will directly affect staff, who may not be offered positions at the new hospitals and would have little choice of alternatives in […]

Residents baulk at Baird’s plan to privatise Northern Beaches Hospital

Residents across Sydney’s Northern Beaches are calling on NSW Premier Mike Baird to rethink his plans to privatise the majority of the state’s assets, in particular public hospitals. A new ReachTEL poll commissioned by the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) found more than 76 per cent of residents surveyed in the state electorate of […]

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