Welcome to 2014 on Nurse Uncut! To kick off, we have a pithy post from a south coast nurse. We'd love to know what you think - is your experience the same? Just out of interest, how many of you have...
STOP PRESS: Monday 8 October is a state-wide day of action coordinated by the PSA and NSWNMA members - especially those disability nurses working in ADHC - are encouraged to participate. Read all about it here. More than 1000 New...
As a nurse or midwife, making sure you're across your CPD hours can seem daunting, but it shouldn't be. Laura from the Professional Services team at the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association clears up all you need to know.  Your...

Action in the Shire

Guest post by Coral Levett, President of the NSWNMA. Attention all Sutherland Shire nurses and midwives! We want you! I was very excited to join a delegation of local nurses and midwives at the launch of the Shire Community Union Alliance (SCUA)...
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...
Last Friday the NSW Minister for Health Jillian Skinner sent a clear message to the state's aged care nurses - the Government doesn’t care about their jobs, their working conditions or their pay, let alone the crucial role of...
Monday was International Nurses Day - it was also a global day of action by all the members of Global Nurses United, including the NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association. As part of our contribution to the day, we produced a...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association Short Film Festival is on again in 2013. And 10 budding film-makers came along to a workshop at the Association last Friday to discuss techniques with cinematographer Devris Hasan, a visiting lecturer at NIDA. In...
Last Thursday night, the NSW Nationals opened their annual conference in chilly Bathurst. And NSWNMA nurses and midwives from 16 rural electorates were there to tell their Nationals MPs - the country deserves more nurses! Watch the video below, including...
Sunday saw many March in August events around Australia. In Coffs Harbour, Mandy Short RN, local NSWNMA branch secretary, spoke to the gathering about the current threats to Medicare and our public health system. Here is Mandy's speech. Before I...