Digitally enabled healthcare: Nurses to benefit from new online My Health Record training

Australians to benefit from improved patient safety through better documentation and continuum of care New e-learning modules will ensure nurses are supported to confidently use My Health Record to improve documentation and consistency in data Nearly 400,000 nurses to benefit from new training which counts towards their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) The Australian Digital Health…

Vaccinations keep our most vulnerable safe

With increased cases of vaccine-preventable diseases being reported across the country and internationally, the nursing profession is reminding Australians to get immunised and protected for World Immunisation Week (24-30 April). “The World Health Organisation named vaccine hesitancy as one of the top ten global threats to health for 2019,” Australian College of Nursing CEO, Adjunct…

Protect health and save lives: Open letter calls on every federal parliamentary candidate to address climate health emergency

“Climate change poses an unprecedented threat to the health of people in Australia and across the world.” An open letter from an unprecedented coalition of health, welfare, and environment groups published today calls for all candidates in the upcoming federal election to recognise climate change as a core public health threat and commit to supporting…

Joint media statement: Nurses and midwives central to provide better health care

Nurses and midwives are calling on all governments to work with our professions to support the health and wellbeing of our community. There are currently 374,216 nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Nurses and midwives, are the largest health professions and the most geographically dispersed workforce in Australia. They…