Nursing in the Community Week aims to raise awareness of how nurses can support our community to stay safe at home, wherever that is.
This year, the activities will support nurses in having “A Voice to Lead”, in discussion of topical areas affecting nurses working in our communities.
Profiling our nurses in the community
Join the ACN 'Nursing in the Community' Community of Interest
Connect with other nurses in the community and stay up-to-date with the latest news by becoming a part of the ‘Nursing in the Community’ Community of Interest (COI). Members can join the COI via neo. If you are currently not yet a member and are interested in joining the COI, you can join online now.
You can also find out more about COIs on our website.
Meet the Leadership Team
Kitty Hutchison FACN
Alan Merritt MACN
Pammie Ellem MACN
Interested in further study?
ACN is committed to providing high quality evidence-based education to ensure nurses are prepared with the knowledge and skills required to practice in a primary health care setting.
There are also a range of short courses available.
Proudly supported by
The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) is the peak body and professional membership association for all nurses working outside of a hospital setting in Australia.
Regal, for 55 years, has been matching the skills and expertise of our Nurses to what matters to our community – exceptional home care.
Medibank is a leading private health insurer, with more than 45 years of experience delivering better health to Australians.
Medibank also delivers a range of health services in Australia with 1,500 health professionals making a difference to the health and well-being of millions of Australians every year.
Smith & Nephew is a leading portfolio medical technology company operating in around 100 countries globally.
Our purpose: Life Unlimited. Smith & Nephew exists to restore people’s bodies, and their self-belief.
Our global franchise areas are Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine & ENT and Advanced Wound Management.