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The search is on to find 1400 nurses and midwives to fill the new ratio positions, yet AHPRA is placing unnecessary obstacles in the way of nurses wishing to return to the profession. We have a chronic shortage of nurses,...
With the debate currently raging nationally on the need for pill testing, the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has come out in favour of of harm minimisation strategies in relation to substance use. It...
Attention all enrolled nurses, registered nurses and registered midwives who are due to renew their registration, AHPRA is encouraging you to renew your registration online and in time. Nurses and midwives can check their registration expiry date on the National...
Are you a nurse or midwife who wants to be part of the best float at Mardi Gras in Sydney? Here’s your chance to join other NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members as we march in scrubs to...
This article by Gerard Brogan RN on the international history of campaigns for nurse-to-patient ratios was first printed in the November 2012 issue of National Nurse magazine, which is published by National Nurses United, the largest union and professional...
SBS television program Insight is working on a show looking at anxiety and ways to treat it. They want to hear from nurses and midwives who have seen significant improvement in their anxiety and what worked for them. If you're a nurse...
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is inviting all nurses and midwives to join them in calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Federal MPs to evacuate over 85 children and their families from Nauru and Manus Island.  NSW Nurses...
April Abbott writes: I wrote this to highlight the difficulties I face as a mother of two young children returning to work. I'm shocked at the inflexibility of our system and the overt attempts to push mothers out of...
The issue of new grad nurse unemployment has been getting some media airtime, with unions calling for the Abbott Government not to relax the laws that regulate the use of 457 visas in Australia. The Federal Government has appointed...
Today Deborah Lang writes with some urgency about the current review of the NSW Public Health Act which could remove the requirement for nursing homes to have a registered nurse on duty at all times. Deborah asks us all...

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