Deputy Premier and Minister for Health Carmel Tebbutt announced this month that a re-elected Keneally Government would invest $6.85 million over four years to employ 15 refugee health nurses across NSW to undertake health assessments for refugees. The additional refugee...
Public health system nurses and midwives are to be congratulated on their outstanding achievements - won after a hard-fought campaign, said NSWNA General Secretary Brett Holmes. "What we've achieved is a major reform of staffing arrangements in public hospitals, which will significantly...
In Wisconsin, Governor Walker has announced plans to reduce or remove collective bargaining rights of public sector workers including nurses. As a sister union, the New South Wales Nurses' Association NSWNA, completely disagrees with this, and NSWNA General Secretary Brett Holmes has...
NSWNA general secretary, Brett Holmes said the staffing changes in the new agreement with the State Government, are a big step forward for staffing and patient care in the NSW public health system. "While there are still some areas that need...
Immigration residency helps with finding work, although the job market has competitive hurdles. Tulia Nasolo left her home country of Fiji in 2001 with the local degree equivalent, a three-year nursing diploma, and having completed a qualification conversion course and...
Due to the lack of a constructive offer from the Government and NSW Health ACTION WILL BE TAKEN in the New Year! NSWNA Council has decided that beds and services in the NSW health system (closed by management for the...
Watch the campaign video below to see the One2Four campaign from a nurses' perspective. Our nurses tell us why we really need mandated nurse to patient ratios. Patients are not getting the 100% quality care they deserve, and that nurses...
Members and officers of NSWNA plus One2Four community supporters took their message to a community fair in Dulwich Hill where they let Local MP, Carmel Tebbutt, also the Deputy Premier and NSW Minister for Health know that safe patient...
We all know why One2Four are a good idea, but how did experts find the ideal ratios? The NSW Nurses’ Association is committed to improving the safety of patient care and the quality of nurses’ working lives. One proven method for...
NSWNA negotiators are still in intense discussions with NSW Health but there is not yet a substantive offer on mandated nurse-to-patient ratios. The NSWNA have been in talks since last Saturday, after strike action forced the Government to agree to...