The Australian College of Nursing welcomes findings from the Choosing Wisely in Australia 2016 Report

The Australian College of Nursing welcomes findings from the Choosing Wisely in Australia 2016 Report The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) supports the findings by NPS MedicineWise in the Choosing Wisely in Australia 2016 Report, which reinforce the urgent need for a national conversation on the appropriate, safe and effective use of the country’s health…

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Victorian Public Healthcare Awards winners

The Australian College of Nursing congratulates Victorian Public Healthcare Awards winners The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) warmly congratulates the winners of the Victorian Public Healthcare Awards. The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards are an annual acknowledgement of excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare.…

Nursing Profession Suicide Rates At Alarming Levels

Nursing Profession Suicide Rates At Alarming Levels The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is deeply concerned by the findings of a new study, ‘Suicide by health professionals: a retrospective mortality study in Australia, 2001-2012’, by researchers led by Deakin University’s Dr Allison Milner. The results of the national study reveal that the rate of suicide…

ACN’s response to One Nation advocating for the training of our nursing profession back on the floor of our hospitals.

ACN’s response to One Nation advocating for the training of our nursing profession back on the floor of our hospitals. 19 August 2016 Senator Pauline Hanson Queensland Senate PO Box 63 LUTWHYCHE QLD 4030   Dear Senator, I am writing to express my personal disappointment, and that of members of the Australian College of Nursing in…

Australian College of Nursing applauds publication of Atlas of Health Care Variation and says nurses are ready to lead the change

Australian College of Nursing applauds publication of Atlas of Health Care Variation and says nurses are ready to lead the change The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) applauds the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care for its release of the Australian Atlas of Health Care Variation. The atlas paints a picture of…

Registered Nurses Central To Aged Care

Registered Nurses Central To Aged Care The Australian College of Nursing is disappointed the NSW Lower House has failed residents of nursing homes by voting down the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party bill requiring one registered nurse (RN) to be on duty at all times in high care nursing homes. “We believe regulation of nursing…