Nurses again top ‘most trusted’ survey

Nurses have topped the annual Roy Morgan Image of Professions survey for the 23rd year running since being included for the first time in 1994. Health professionals have continued their domination of Australia’s most highly regarded professions with 94% of Australians (up 2% from 2016) rating Nurses ‘very high’ or ‘high’ for their ‘ethics and […]

Survey into abuse in aged and disability services reveals systemic problems

To coincide with the International Day of the Older Persons, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has released a report today that contains widespread recommendations for both the staffing and regulation of aged care and disability services. ‘Solutions from the frontline: Practical approaches to reduce the risk of abuse in aged and disability services’ […]

Survey on missed care

All nurses and midwives in public hospitals, private hospitals and aged care facilities are invited to participate in a survey on missed or rationed care. Researchers from Flinders University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, are conducting the research. In particular they are interested in situations where you missed care and the circumstances in […]

Have your say in May!

Your say is important to us. The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association is committed to representing your interests but we rely on you to tell us what’s important. Whether you’re a nurse or midwife, work in the public health system, aged care or private hospitals, the NSWNMA is committed to working with members campaigning for better wages and […]

High workloads will see more nurses quit

A new workforce survey reveals that an increased number of experienced nurses and midwives will leave the profession over the next 12 months due to high workloads caused by inadequate nurse to patient ratios. The national survey of the attitudes of nurses and midwives, conducted for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) by the […]

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