The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) welcomes the announcement by The Honourable Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier, New South Wales and The Honourable (John) Giovanni Domenic Barilaro MP, Deputy Premier, of The Honourable Bradley Ronald Hazzard MP as the new Minister for Health, and Minister for Medical Research.
ACN CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN said, “On behalf of ACN I congratulate Minister Hazzard on his new role. Nurses understand the societal and economic forces that shape health and aged care, and we look forward to working with the Minister to improve health care outcomes in New South Wales.”
ACN is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession, whose mission is to enhance health care by advancing nurse leadership. Nurse leaders are powerful change agents in improving care and play an essential role in the reform agenda. ACN is committed to ensuring that health and aged care systems are person centred and sustainable for future generations.