The following letter was sent in by a registered nurse to The Northern District Times. We think it's a fantastic letter that exemplifies why a ratio of One2Four is needed! We encourage ALL of you to write to your local...
We're almost at the end of 2010. On Tuesday night, 16th. November, the NSWNA officially moved into the new HQ building at 50 O'Dea Avenue, Waterloo. NSWNA Delegates attended not only the official opening, but also the end of year Christmas...
Exhausted nurses and midwives can’t take it anymore. They have called for a strike action. On 24th November nurses and midwives will provide life-preserving services at all times, but will reduce services to current night duty staffing levels at each...
If you don't know yet, there is an ongoing battle between the NSW Government and our exhausted nurses regarding the issue of appropriate nurse-to-patient ratios of 1:4 to pave the way for a way to safe patient care. The campaign...
Hi Nurses! Check out our latest NSWNA TV Ad for the One2Four Campaign - it's called "Buzzer" and it really emphasises why we need Nurse to Patient ratios! Hospital management can get away with a lot of questionable and unsafe staffing...
Related to our Investigation into Workplace Injury and Workers Compensation and Workplace Violence, we would like to share a story from one of our readers. Please leave your comments below. "My experience of workplace compensation commenced with an attack upon...
Do you have any questions you would like to ask about One2Four? If so leave a comment below and we'll do our best to find the answer for you. NSW hospitals currently have NO MANDATORY NURSE STAFFING LEVELS. That’s BAD...
Do you know what NSW Governments position is (as of October 31st) on individual components of the NSWNA pay and conditions claim? Did you know they've said NO to 1% extra for employer paid superannuation? They have also said NO to...
Earlier this week we blogged about One2Four - The Way To Safe Patient Care. NSW hospitals currently have NO MANDATORY NURSE STAFFING LEVELS. That’s BAD for nurses, and WORSE for patients. For safe patient care, NSW hospitals need a mandatory ratio...
We'd love to have your attention on a matter which we think is extremely important. In Victoria, hospitals have official ratios of one nurse to every four patients. However in NSW, hospitals have NO MANDATORY NURSE STAFFING LEVELS at all. ...