Poverty may be putting the health of our kids at risk.
'Joe Hockey' and 'Tony Abbott' were down at Sydney's Circular Quay on Sunday, taking a stroll with a business friend during a break in the G20 Finance Ministers' meeting. Suddenly a band of merry nurses waylaid them with some questions. 'Instead of...
The Northern Beaches Hospital is Not for Sale campaign is getting into gear. The NSW Government aims to largely replace Manly and Mona Vale public hospitals on the Northern Beaches of Sydney with a new hospital at Frenchs Forest. However,...
In last Wednesday night's election debate, Coalition leader Tony Abbott said the money currently earmarked for improved wages for aged care workers should be put back into the general pool of aged care funding. "$1.6 billion of aged care funding was...
The federal election has finally been called for 7 September. Lots of issues and interest groups will be competing for your attention - but of crucial importance to us as nurses and also healthcare users (which includes all of...
South Australian nurses were on the verge of industrial action but instead had a win in court. A legal battle last Friday in the South Australian Industrial Relations Commission between the SA Government and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation...
The Morrison Government's Medicare Guarantee fund is just a dishonest accounting trick, says the Grattan Institutes's Stephen Duckett. Treasurer Scott Morrison pulled a health-related rabbit out of his hat on budget night, announcing the government will “guarantee” the future of...
It can be really stressful to have a lot of tiny lives in your hands at any given time. But a report from the UK’s Royal College of Midwives shows overstretching of midwives and excessive workloads is pushing some...
At a time of great strain on public health services and increasing out-of-pocket costs for patients, it is becoming clear that corporate tax avoidance is a health hazard, according to Brett Holmes, General Secretary of the NSW Nurses and...
This is a guest post by Peter Kwong RN. Peter was recently an intern with NSWNMA in the Union Summer program. He was going to write for Nurse Uncut about his experience as a union intern but the bigger...
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