Help us get 10,000 signatures for the Re-Entry Petition to Nursing and midwifery! Funding has become available for around 1400 new jobs in the public health system and many nurses and midwives who took time out to have children now...
A decision by Goulburn Base Hospital nurses to close beds in the interests of patient safety has wrung concessions from management, aimed at addressing nurse shortages. The hospital's NSWNA branch agreed not to close any beds for three weeks in...
Nurse Erin Francis knows that we can make nurse-to-patient ratios a reality - if we just vote for it.
The campaign (RN24/7) to keep the legal requirement for registered nurses round the clock in aged care in NSW continues. The state government’s ‘consultation process’ goes on and a decision will be announced in December – but that decision...
Have you seen the new ad about nurses in the country featuring Katrina Lee of Orange Base Hospital? The clear message from this commercial is that the Bush deserves a better deal. Every person in every part of the state...
On the eve of the huge UN summit on climate change in Paris, millions of people in hundreds of major cities all over the world are taking to the streets this Sunday. We will also gather in Australian cities. By coming together we...
The newly elected NSW Government has made some proposals for dramatic changes for wage determination for NSW public sector workers. In its arguments for why these changes are needed it has implied NSW public sector workers have had disproportionate wages...
Management's refusal to tackle excessive workloads and overtime has forced worn-out nurses at Lismore Base Hospital to close beds. Branch secretary and association councillor Gil Wilson said the staff "deserve the biggest pat on the back for the way they...
Nurses and midwives are calling on all governments to work with our professions to support the health and wellbeing of our community. There are currently 374,216 nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurses and midwives,...
It was 1988, when I finished high school or secondary school in the Philippines. As I am aware of the hardship of life at an early age, I've always aimed to help my parents by finishing a...