Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Australian College of Nursing congratulates Greens and independents on strong election results

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes the strong results for the Australian Greens and independent candidates during the weekend’s Federal Election. “I congratulate the Australian Greens and independents on substantially increasing their representation in Parliament. ACN is a non-partisan membership-based peak body and we stand willing to work with politicians from across the political…

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Value-based health care through nursing leadership (Full)

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Childhood anxiety vaccinations

Easing anxiety for parents during childhood vaccinations

Featured Image: Simple Line on Shutterstock Childhood immunisations are an everyday occurrence for many Primary Health Care Nurses. Nurses are well prepared to deal with stressors such as pain, anxiety, and fear in children’s interventions such as vaccination. However, intervention outcomes can improve by redirecting these interventions to parents or carers in order to minimise…

Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Voluntary assisted dying legislation in NSW is a solemn victory for patient rights

Yesterday’s passage of voluntary assisted dying legislation by the New South Wales parliament is a pivotal moment in the effort to ensure that Australians across the country have access to dignified and compassionate end of care options, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) confirmed today. “ACN understands that voluntary assisted dying continues to raise passionate…