Erica O'Donoghue MACN

One nurse’s journey and experience with endometriosis

A chronic menstrual health disorder, endometriosis affects around 700,000 women in Australia (Department of Health 2020). To mark Endometriosis Awareness Month, we spoke to Erica O’Donoghue MACN, a nurse leader who is advocating to raise greater awareness around this debilitating condition and has represented the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) on a steering committee about endometriosis. Erica shares with us her journey to becoming…

Addressing disrespectful attitudes and behaviours towards Women is everyone’s business. Stop it before it starts.

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes the Australian Government commitment of $18.8 million third phase of the national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children to mark International Women’s Day. The Stop it at the Start campaign encourages everyone to “unmute” themselves and empowers them to take actions that will have a…