Ruth Timmins

Ruth Timmins: Wound care in the community

Image: Provided.  The Australian College of Nursing’s 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.…

Anna Shepherd

A lifetime advocate for community nurses

Anna and her dog Mambo: Photo Provided.  The Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Nursing in the Community Week has a proud history of raising public awareness about the crucial role nurses play in caring for them where they need it most, in their local communities. Adjunct Associate Professor Anna M Shepherd FACN (Hon), Executive Chair…

Marilyn with her dog during lockdown

Life in lockdown: Nursing in home care

Welcome to the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Life in lockdown NurseClick series where we share the stories from the nurses protecting Australians during the second wave of COVID-19 in Victoria. Today, we speak Marilyn Harper MACN — a Registered Nurse and Regional Development Manager at BallyCara — to discuss how she is utilizing her…