Why all nurses are leaders

The word leadership is used frequently, but do we actually know what it means to be a leader? The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) believes there are many ways to display leadership. With this in mind, we asked some of our Emerging Nurse Leaders (ENL) to provide a short response on what leadership means to…

Video interview with Professor Sandy Middleton FACN

Video interview with Professor Sandy Middleton FACN

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) was proud to collaborate with the Minister for Health, to present the inaugural Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers in April 2019. The award celebrated and acknowledged the extraordinary contribution nurses make to the Australian health care system and gave much needed recognition to the leaders of our profession.…

Nurse-led clinics are a win for the community

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) commends the ACT Government for announcing its fifth nurse-led walk-in clinic for the ACT to be opened in Dickson. “Nurse-led clinics are a beneficial initiative that provide an invaluable service to the community,” said Australian College of Nursing CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN. “It is encouraging to see…