Nurses and midwives left behind in state budget

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has labelled the 2024-25 budget as a missed opportunity, following a lack of much needed investment into the state’s frontline healthcare workers. Despite championing $35 billion in health funding, the state government only allocated a fraction towards public sector wages and boosting nursing and midwifery numbers in our […]

Hospital upgrades promised while calls for better staffing ignored

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has expressed disappointment in the NSW Government for failing to expand nurse-to-patient ratios in today’s state budget. Acting General Secretary of the NSWNMA, Judith Kiejda, said with a $4.5 billion budget surplus, the NSW Government was being irresponsible for not addressing workload issues currently plaguing public hospitals. “When […]

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