So it looks as if the health system is going to get yet another shake down! Are you wondering what it means for all us frontline health workers? From my 35 years experience working in the health system I can...
How do people who have been born elsewhere interact with the Australian health system - and with you as a nurse or midwife? What impact will immigration trends have on our future national health priorities? How should we adjust our priorities...
The facts are clear. The Newcastle Solution has been an outstanding success. NSW BOCSR figures between 2000 and 2015 show a dramatic 64% drop in non-domestic assaults in Newcastle. We have avoided 6,000 serious assaults and injuries and we have...
The NSWNMA is a member of NAAPA, the NSW/ACT Alcohol Policy Alliance. NAAPA recently made a number of evidence-based recommendations to reduce alcohol-related harm to a review of the Liquor Act 2007 and Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007. You...
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...
Today, Nurse Uncut considers 'price signals', Medicare, 'efficiency' and the myth of 'unsustainability'.  This piece, republished from The Conversation, is by John Attia, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology at University of Newcastle, and John Duggan, Conjoint Professor at University of Newcastle. The Coalition...
Jemma has left aged care behind, but wants to share her observations of the sector, which she sees as now ruled by corporate greed. Private nursing homes are run on the smell of an oily rag. Profit is king. Profit...
Today it's just a teaser - you'll get to see the full, wonderful video very soon. Take a peek below!