2022 Nursing Trailblazer finalists

AI, Waste Reduction and Telehealth front and centre for 2022 Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is excited to congratulate Professor Josephine Chow MACN, Claire Lane MACN and Dr Kate Holliday MACN for their selection as Finalists in the 2022 Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers. The award was established in 2019 to recognise nurse innovators who lead the way to transform our health systems…

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Nurses to convene on Darwin for national conference

Approximately 700 nurses from across Australia will come together in the Northern Territory (NT) next week for the profession’s signature leadership and education event at the Darwin Convention Centre from August 17-19. The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) National Nursing Forum (NNF) provides an invaluable opportunity for nurses and nursing students to connect with and…

Nursing Trailblazers share how they were nominated for prestigious award

The Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers acknowledges nurse-led innovations and models of care which significantly improve health outcomes for the Australian community through evidence-based processes. To mark the opening of nominations for the 2021 award, we spoke to two of our previous finalists to discover how they came to be nominated for the award.   Shannon Wallis MACN ¬–  MeCare Nurse Unit Manager at…