Burnt out nurses and midwives deflated by no staffing ratios

Thousands of public sector nurses and midwives have been left wondering when the NSW government will genuinely address the serious workloads and staffing crisis impacting the state’s health system. Off the back of two statewide strikes this year, members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) called for urgent investment into the health workforce […]

Government to consider nurses and midwives’ demands

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has held talks with the NSW government today over the need for staffing improvements and better pay for nurses and midwives. Off the back of last Thursday’s second statewide strike, the NSWNMA met with Health Minister Brad Hazzard and Finance Minister Damien Tudehope to discuss the widespread staffing […]

Battle over fair pay for nurses and midwives ramps up

Hundreds of nurses and midwives have angrily condemned the Berejiklian Government for ignoring their personal sacrifices, as lawyers representing public sector unions return to the NSW Industrial Relations Commission to fight a planned wage freeze. Delegates of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) tonight called for the public sector wage freeze to be scrapped, […]

Nurses fighting COVID-19 left out in cold by wage freeze

On the eve of International Nurses’ Day, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has attacked plans by the NSW Government to ram through legislation for a public sector wage freeze, as early as tomorrow when parliament resumes for special sessions. The NSWNMA, together with public sector unions representing all workers keeping NSW safe during […]

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