Guest post by Dr Lisa Milner, from the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University at Coffs Harbour. Some of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association unionist-made films travelled to the other side of the world with...
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...

Sydney Alliance Assembly

The Sydney Alliance is a different sort of community organisation - it's political, but not party-political. As the name suggests, it's an alliance - an alliance between community groups, religious organisations, unions; an alliance aimed at improving the quality...

Promotional day in Coledale

Guest post by Lillian Perkins and Kristi Kilborn. Coledale Hospital NSWNMA Branch members recently held a promotional day  for the Association in the hospital foyer. Lillian Perkins, delegate, and Kristi Kilborn, vice president, dressed in NSWNMA scrubs and set up...

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)...
Disability nurses get, on average, about 7% less than Public Health System (PHS) nurses and midwives. Some categories of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) nurses, such as Clinical Nurse Educator, are paid 15% less than their counterparts in...
Sydney Town Hall was full and the square next to it was crowded with public servants and their supporters as NSW Nurses & Midwives Association (NSWNMA) members , especially those working in the disability sector, joined today’s Day of...
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...
Christine Cole of the Apology Alliance: "I was pushed back on to the bed by three nurses. The pillow was placed back on my chest and the midwife at the end of the bed said, 'This has got nothing...

Men in nursing – the forum

The Men in Nursing forum held at NSWNMA yesterday was a resounding success, with over 40 men in attendance for a full schedule of presentations with lively audience interaction. Here are some highlights: Tom Schrader, final year nursing student at...