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…

The Australian College of Nursing connects with QLD Nurses

The Australian College of Nursing connects with QLD Nurses Tonight the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) will facilitate another networking function at the Rydges South Bank Brisbane for its Members and Fellows, with key health stakeholders from metropolitan, regional and rural areas attending. ACN’s CEO, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said “It has been fantastic…

ACN looks forward to working with the Turnbull Government

ACN looks forward to working with the Turnbull Government Australian College of Nursing looks forward to working with the Turnbull Government to promote the role of nursing leadership in the health care system The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) warmly extends congratulations to re-elected Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. ACN calls upon the re-elected Government to…