Neonatal Nurses Day: Thank you

by Judy Hitchcock MACN   International Neonatal Nurses Day is 15 August 2018. We extend our most heartfelt gratitude to these exceptional nurses and the vital role they play in the lives of newborns and their families!   From the clinicians who value your experienced preparation, Your knowledge and efficiency, your amazing dedication, From the…

ACN endorses atrial fibrillation and heart failure clinical guidelines

The Australian College of Nursing welcomes today’s launch of clinical guidelines outlining current best practice in the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure. The guidelines were developed by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), which sought input from a multidisciplinary group…

Nurses can help improve patient outcomes following cosmetic procedures

Today the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) has recommended fostering strong linkages between the nursing profession and the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) to improve patient outcomes following cosmetic procedures. At a parliamentary inquiry into cosmetic health services complaints in New South Wales, ACN provided input on improving the framework for complaints regarding cosmetic health…