Nurses push for people with diabetes to self-manage blood glucose monitoring

Nurses push for people with diabetes to self-manage blood glucose monitoring Supporting people with diabetes to self-monitor and self-care empowers individuals, can improve long-term health outcomes, and is being encouraged by the Australian College of Nursing during National Diabetes Week. Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Chief Executive Officer, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said ACN…

Immunisation catch-up plan a shot at better national health

Immunisation catch-up plan a shot at better national health Expanding the National Immunisation Program to include refugees and humanitarian entrants as well as provide catch-up vaccines for children aged up to 19 will improve Australia’s overall health, nurse leaders say. Australian College of Nursing (ACN) Chief Executive Officer, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said the…

New Nursing Students Must Be Supported To Stay On

New Nursing Students Must Be Supported To Stay On The Australian College of Nursing welcomes all the nursing students who are beginning their tertiary studies around the country and calls for more initiatives to facilitate quality clinical placements for nursing students. “Nursing is the largest single health profession in Australia and nurses are integral to…

Nurse Leader Raises $2300 For Canberra’s Homeless

Nurse Leader Raises $2300 For Canberra’s Homeless Overnight temperatures may have plummeted to -3 degrees, but it wasn’t enough to deter Australian College of Nursing (ACN) boss Kylie Ward from raising funds and awareness for the homeless. ACN Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, joined 96 other CEOs and business leaders from…

SA Budget Boost To Hospital Infrastructure Gets Nod

SA Budget Boost To Hospital Infrastructure Gets Nod The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has applauded a $1.1 billion health package aimed at modernising suburban hospitals announced in the South Australian budget. In handing down last night’s budget, Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis promised $528 million would be spent on a new Adelaide Women’s Hospital within the…