Sweet PUBLIC victory for Maitland nurses and midwives

As tens of thousands of Maitland and surrounding Hunter families participate in Australia Day celebrations across the region, hardworking nurses and midwives are also jubilant today following confirmation the new Maitland Hospital at Metford will be a publicly built and run facility. Maitland Hospital Branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has campaigned […]

Shellharbour celebrates keeping its PUBLIC hospital!

NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members in Shellharbour and Port Kembla are celebrating this afternoon, following confirmation the new Shellharbour Hospital will remain a publicly operated health service. During an urgent staff meeting called by Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, nurses, midwives, doctors and allied health staff were told the $251 million redevelopment of […]

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 […]

Commonsense prevails for Wyong PUBLIC Hospital

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) says ten months of campaigning alongside community members, public health advocates and local health workers has successfully ensured a redeveloped Wyong Hospital will remain in public hands. General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Brett Holmes, welcomed today’s announcement and congratulated NSW Health Minister, Brad Hazzard, for making the only […]

Albury Wodonga cancer services privatised

The government is pushing ahead with its privatisation agenda in Albury, despite today’s comments from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chairman, Rod Sims that it is damaging our economy and leading to a lack of regulation. Ramsay Healthcare signed an agreement with Albury Wodonga Health to run the new publicly-funded Cancer Centre in Albury […]

Nurses call on Liberal-Nationals to consult before hitting ‘go’ at Metford

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has expressed disappointment at the Liberal-Nationals Coalition, after it failed to outline the full details of its proposal for the new Maitland Hospital at Metford during a visit to the region today. As recently as last week, Health Minister, Jillian Skinner, confirmed to local media that Maitland and […]

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