Climate change is one of the biggest problems facing the world and it isn’t being addressed quickly enough. The young people have shown strong leadership in demanding action from our politicians. They are fighting for a better future which is why...
This World Environment Day, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association’s (NSWNMA) Janet Roden writes about the need for stricter air pollution controls to protect the environment and health of our communities. The NSWNMA believes that its members and NSW...
The Climate and Health Alliance’s (CAHA) scorecard has delivered a scathing review of the Liberals’ and Nationals’ plan for climate and health. In the release of their Election scorecard, the Alliance has scored both Coalition parties a 0/8 on a...
The Climate and Health Alliance have welcomed the commitment by Federal ALP today to a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being. Fiona Armstrong, Executive Director of the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA), said the announcement made by Federal Labor...
Picture the environmental life cycle of many disposable surgical instruments. Iron ore from Western Australia is shipped to China and smelted, fashioned into stainless steel surgical instruments in Pakistan and exported as single-use instruments. In Australia, clinicians...
The International Council of Nurses is calling for urgent action on climate change.
This Environmental Health Seminar for Nurses and Midwives was held at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association (NSWNMA) in April this year, where health professionals came together to tackle the big issues. More than 40 nurses and midwives attended this...
Nurse Libby Barnes from the NSW Nurses and Midwives Association's Lismore Branch gives her 4 tips for starting a greening program at your hospital. Do an audit before you start Get evidence-based research on what needs to be done                   2. Make...
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...