Media Release - Australian College of Nursing

Nurses converge to future proof workforce

Australian College of Nursing Policy Summit 2023 Nurses from all over Australia will gather in Canberra this week to address major policy issues for nursing and health care as part of the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Policy Summit: Power, Persistence, and Influence. The ACN Policy Summit will be held on 17 March 2023 at…

Is mould affecting your consumers health

Is mould affecting your consumers health?

Featured Image: fizkes on Shutterstock The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is dedicated to enhancing the leadership, communication and clinical skills for all nurses. The Emerging Nurse Leader (ENL) program gives nurses in the first six years of their career opportunities to showcase their knowledge and build their confidence as nurses. ENL alumna Nicole Hibbert…

Empowering endometriosis care through education

Empowering endometriosis care through education

Featured Image: Orawan Pattarawimonchai on Shutterstock Endometriosis is a chronic health condition that affects one in nine people with a uterus every year. Despite how common the condition is, it can be extremely difficult to be diagnosed, with the average diagnosis taking place seven years after the first appearance of symptoms. To bring awareness to…

Bangka Island Nurse honoured in Last Post Ceremony

Bangka Island Nurse honoured in Last Post Ceremony

Image Source: Evgeny Freyer on Shutterstock On Wednesday, 15 March 2023 at 4:45pm, the Australian War Memorial will hold a Last Post Ceremony to commemorate the life of Australian Army Nursing Service nurse Sister Nancy Harris.   Sister Harris died on 16 February 1942 as part of the Bangka Island Massacre alongside 21 of her Australian…

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The nursing response to the climate emergency

View Fullscreen More resources Position Statement Surge workforces 10 September 2021 Joint Position StatementPosition Statement Sustainable access to prescription opioids for use in palliative care 1 May 2019 Position Statement The role of nurses in promoting healthy ageing 25 November 2019 Position Statement Modern slavery 5 March 2024 Policy Paper Nursing leadership in emissions reduction…