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Council Membership Vacancies

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW for the following vacancies: 2 Registered Nurses 1 Registered Nurse (Mental Health) 1 Enrolled Nurse 1 Midwife 2 Registered Nurses involved in tertiary education of nurses 1...

Aged care nurse verbally abuses patients, then claims unfair dismissal

An employer reported a complaint that one of their nurses failed to form therapeutic relationships and demonstrated poor professional standards. At the time of the complaint, EN Beth was in her late 50’s and had first registered as a nurse in 2014. Her employer alleged...

Aged care nurse's aggressive behaviour leads to conditions for practice

RN Harriett was 45, originally from Southeast Asia, and had lived in Australia since 2004. She had completed a two week placement at an aged care facility and elder abuse education when undertaking her degree. Whilst at university, she worked as a catering assistant...

Performance complaint about aged care nurse reveals health impairment

The Council received a complaint about RN Sarah’s performance from her community health services employer. Sarah was 55 and had been registered as a nurse since the 1980’s. She had worked in various settings including acute care, aged care and justice health. She had...

Call for Performance Assessors - Submit your expression of interest

Expression of Interest Role: Performance Assessors - Casual Who: Registered Nurses and Midwives, Year Five and above The Nursing & Midwifery Council of NSW are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified registered nurses and midwives who possess a high...

Tribunal decision highlights lessons for all nurses

Trigger warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide, which some readers may find distressing. If you are experiencing distress, please contact Nurse & Midwife Support 24/7 on 1800 667 877 or Lifeline on 13 11 14 for confidential help. The Patient You...

Council Membership Vacancies - due 1 November 2019

Expressions of interest are invited for membership of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of NSW for the following vacancies: 1 Registered Nurse 1 Enrolled Nurse 2 Community Members 1 Australian Lawyer Closing date: 1 November 2019 (close of business) Click here for the...

Meet Veronica Croome

This month we're pleased to introduce our newest Nursing & Midwifery Council member, Veronica Croome. Get to know her through our interview: How did you become interested in being a Council member? Following my retirement in late 2017 I always intended to remain...

Tribunal decision highlights lessons for all nurses

Trigger warning: This article discusses mental health and suicide, which some readers may find distressing. If you are experiencing distress, please contact Nurse & Midwife Support 24/7 on 1800 667 877 or Lifeline on 13 11 14 for confidential help. The Patient You...

How NSW nurses and midwives regard the Code of Conduct

A new study by Cowin et al in the International Nursing Review explored Australian nurses’ and midwives’ familiarity with the newly revised Codes of Conduct (2018) for nurses and for midwives and what it means to them. A total of 136 nurses and midwives from an acute...

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