Private sector nurses and midwives to continue ratios fight

“Exhausted”, “struggling to cope”, “let down”, “dangerous” and “overwhelmed” is how nurses have described working conditions at the prestigious St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Darlinghurst and Mater Private Hospital in North Sydney.For the second time since December, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) walked off the job at St Vincent’s Private Hospital […]

Second private hospital walk out in as many months

Frustrated by further bargaining delays, hundreds of nurses and midwives at two major private hospitals in Sydney will take protected stop work action for a second time next week.Seeking fair pay and shift by shift staffing ratios, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members at North Sydney’s Mater Private Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital […]

Historic action by private sector nurses and midwives

Hundreds of nurses and midwives at two major Sydney private hospitals walked off the job for one-hour today in their fight for fair pay and conditions, their first protected industrial action in decades.Encouraged by supporters, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members at Mater Private Hospital in North Sydney and St Vincent’s Private Hospital in […]

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