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This International Refugee Week, NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association General Secretary Brett Holmes writes about why nurses and midwives are standing up for the rights of those seeking asylum on our shores. As nurses and midwives, we believe the health...
June 5 was World Environment Day! To celebrate a lot of the great work nurses have done towards a healthier, greener planet, we're highlighting some recent actions on Nurse Uncut. Especially considering, as health professionals, nurses and midwives are...
1 Million Women is offering the chance for a young woman to undertake communications training to expand her skills and knowledge and bring those learnings back to 1 Million Women through the Tara Hunt Scholarship. It's a four-week journey...
It’s HIV Testing week and new data from NSW has shown an increase in the number of HIV diagnoses through heterosexual people among NSW. Heterosexuals now make up 1 in 5 new diagnoses for HIV. Despite numbers being low (67 people diagnosed),...
The Federal Budget handed down two weeks ago by the Coalition Government has a number of problems. No new public hospital funding, no effort to mandate ratios in aged care and continued cuts to the ABC are some of the...
There are some incredible nurses out there who do great things at home and abroad. And we're over the moon about ICU Nurse Louise Burke and the journey she undertook. Last year 15 nurses, doctors, paramedics and other health professionals...
May Day is a chance to show our thanks for victories won by union members we still enjoy today. From sick leave to penalty rates to superannuation, there's a lot to think about and still so much more we...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) are proud of the many causes and issues it has supported over the years. In particular, the NSWNMA’s commitment to action on climate change and environmental protection has never waivered. The Association’s...
Doctors for the Environment Australia conference (iDEA 2018) is being held in Newcastle 13-15th April.  The conference is open to all health professionals and students. The topic - "Health in a Changing Climate" - will include themes such as Greening Healthcare,...
Every year, the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association takes part in the Mother's Day Classic national fun run to help raise money to fight breast cancer. And you can join the team! Register here. Whether you run, walk or volunteer to...

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