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Friday, 29 July, 2016 - 09:17

Australian College of Nursing condemns mistreatment of youth detainees in the Northern Territory

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is appalled by Monday night’s Four Corners exposé of the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin which showed the shocking mistreatment of children in juvenile detention. The use of tear gas, physical violence and solitary confinement are sickening occurrences that should never happen in Australia. 

Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 09:06

Registered nurses needed to protect safety of aged care residents

Today, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) announced the publication of its position statement on The role of registered nurses in residential aged care facilities that unambiguously supports the requirement for registered nurses (RNs) to be present within residential aged care facilities (RACFs) at all times.

Thursday, 21 July, 2016 - 16:34

Outcomes from the 69th World Health Assembly & sixth biennial Triad meeting

As the Australian member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), ACN provides a vital link between Australian nurses and the global nursing community.

In May, ACN’s CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN attended the sixty-ninth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) and sixth biennial Triad meeting to discuss a number of public health issues with delegates from around the...

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Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 - 17:27

The Australian College of Nursing connects with Northern Territory nurses

Last night, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) held a successful networking function for its Members, Fellows and VIP guests at the Doubletree by Hilton in Darwin as part of its National Networking Roadshow.

ACN was honoured to host The Right Worshipful, The Lord Mayor of Darwin, Katrina Fong Lim, Deputy Chief Minister Hon. Peter Styles MLA and Acting Chief Nursing and Midwifery...

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Monday, 18 July, 2016 - 17:27

Australian College of Nursing looks forward to working with new Turnbull Ministry

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) warmly extends congratulations to re-appointed Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon. Sussan Ley MP, re-appointed Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, The Hon. Ken Wyatt MP and newly appointed Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie MP.

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 - 13:00

The Australian College of Nursing continues to unite the nursing profession

Last night, the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) held another successful networking function for its Members, Fellows and VIP guests at the Rydges South Bank Brisbane.

ACN was honoured to have Queensland’s Acting Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Dr Natalie Spearing in attendance last night.

ACN’s CEO, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN, said, “It has been inspiring meeting...

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Tuesday, 12 July, 2016 - 11:19

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 meeting nurse leaders from all around Australia at our recent functions....

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Monday, 11 July, 2016 - 16:16

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 respond to challenges in health care delivery by...

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Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 16:36

The Australian College of Nursing puts nursing in the spotlight

Last night the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) facilitated another networking function at the Adelaide Hilton for its Members and Fellows, with key health stakeholders from metropolitan, regional and rural areas attending.

Tuesday, 5 July, 2016 - 00:00

Nursing’s role in Tasmanian health care delivery on the menu at the Australian College of Nursing’s cocktail event

Tonight the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) will facilitate another networking function at the Henry Jones Art Hotel Hobart for its Members and Fellows, with key health stakeholders from metropolitan, regional and rural areas attending.

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