Today we have two more accounts by community nurses, working in family health in rural towns, of the pressures they’re under every day at work. If you’re a community nurse in NSW, please give us your feedback about your practice...
Pain is uncomfortable for everyone, and is usually a sign of something more serious that needs to be dealt with – like another condition or a more serious injury. Pain can be especially challenging for older people as they may...
Nurse Tom took to the streets of Sydney to ask people how they felt about the $57 million hole in health funding, the GP rebate freeze and cuts to pathology and screening services. Sure, it's been a long eight weeks...
Last year's NSWNMA Christmas event was special - it saw the official launch of the wonderful artworks commissioned by the Association from the Boom Gate Gallery, which works with artists who are inmates at Long Bay Correctional Centre. Dancers...
Medicare turned 30 last weekend - but will it make it to its 31st birthday unscathed? Today on Nurse Uncut we have a short video of a babies' Medicare birthday celebration and news of a rally on 15 February...
A Proud Past. A Fighting Future was the theme of yesterday's May Day parade in Sydney and as the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association certainly has both a proud past and a fighting future (not to mention a current...
The Coalition's Aged Care Policy shows major cuts to funding and no guaranteed wages for aged care nurses. In the first election debate on 11 August, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott said: "I accept that it (the Government's Living Longer, Living...
The NSWNMA, on behalf of nurses and midwives both in their working and social lives, is a member of the Last Drinks Coalition, along with the Australian Medical Association  NSW, the Health Services Union and the Police Association. Here, the Last...
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia recently released a consultation paper on a draft re-entry to practice framework. The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association has responded to this with a submission - these are the main arguments we put...
Today we have two accounts by community nurses of the pressures they're under every day at work. If you're a community nurse in NSW, please give us your feedback about your practice environment in our quick online survey -...