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Nurse education in Australia: Part 7

By Trish Lowe MACN – ACN Nurse Educator The first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses This article contains stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who have passed away. The author has taken great care to ensure the information…

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Life in lockdown: Nursing in home care

Welcome to the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Life in lockdown NurseClick series where we share the stories from the nurses protecting Australians during the second wave of COVID-19 in Victoria. Today, we speak Marilyn Harper MACN — a Registered…

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Nurse education in Australia: Part 6

First office of the NSW College of Nursing at Macquarie Street Sydney. Credit: ACN Archives   By Trish Lowe MACN – ACN Nurse Educator Specialty post-graduate education and the establishment of nursing Colleges. Discussions regarding the need for nursing to…

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Stomal nurse leader bids farewell after 60 amazing years

In 1960, soon to be sixteen-year-old Janet Forsyth MACN began her nursing career at Goulburn Base Hospital. On Sunday, Janet will say goodbye to the profession to which she has dedicated 60 years of her life. Her nursing journey is remarkable— from small-town beginnings to becoming one of New South Wales’ most senior stomal therapy nurses, all whilst overcoming challenges and…

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