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Are you a nurse or midwife who wants to be part of the best float at Mardi Gras in Sydney? Here’s your chance to join other NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) members as we march in scrubs to...
NSW Health data shows a need to increase HIV testing among heterosexual men who have sex with other men. These men may be in heterosexual relationships, be married, have children and/or come from a range of cultural and socio-economic...
The NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association and Nurse Uncut proudly support the 16 Days of Activism from 25 November to 10 December, to raise awareness for global action on violence against women and girls.   More than 70,000 Australians (calls and...
There are a number of issues worth highlighting in Residential Aged Care facilities (RACF) such as the lack nurse-to-patient ratios, government funding not being tied to care and the overall public perception of aged care. However, this nurse describes...
The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses (ACMHN) is inviting all nurses and midwives to join them in calling for Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Federal MPs to evacuate over 85 children and their families from Nauru and Manus Island.  NSW Nurses...
A former Aged Care nurse manager speaks of the incredible issues abounding in the sector, and why she decided to take a ‘dignified exit’. A lot has to be said for how any industry treats its people. I want...
NSWNMA Assistant Secretary, Judith Kiejda, outlines why sexual harassment at work should be considered a safety issue in order to make real change. It’s a year since the stories of now-disgraced Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein first began to hit the...
2018 Excellence in Nursing & Midwifery Awards – Winners and Finalist List Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery - Assistant in Nursing/Midwifery Winner Jacqueline Holden Royal North Shore Hospital Northern Sydney Local Health District Finalist Mamta Sharma Nepean Hospital Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Finalist Hellen Davood Fairfield Hospital South Western Sydney Local Health...
SBS television program Insight is working on a show looking at anxiety and ways to treat it. They want to hear from nurses and midwives who have seen significant improvement in their anxiety and what worked for them. If you're a nurse...
The following letter by Angela Pridham originally appeared in the September edition of The Lamp.  Over the last six months our elderly parents (90 & 91) were admitted to the local public hospital on three occasions between them. Our experience...

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