Scholarships to increase Australia’s acute care workforce during COVID-19 pandemic

Australia’s acute care workforce could be boosted by up to 250 additional Enrolled Nurses (ENs) thanks to a new scholarship program being offered by the Australian College of Nursing. “The COVID-19 pandemic is putting unprecedented pressure on all parts of Australia’s health system, including our hospitals,” Australian College of Nursing CEO, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward…

Nurses offer solution to fragmented, uncoordinated and expensive health care

The Australian College of Nursing has today called for major changes in health care funding and delivery models to improve outcomes for poorly serviced populations, including the aged, people with multiple, chronic diseases and those who are marginalised and disadvantaged by geography, culture or poverty. Releasing ACN’s A New Horizon for Health Service: Optimising Advanced…