Nursing Now Australia calls on G20 finance ministers to invest in the health workforce for a healthier post COVID-19 world

Australia’s Nursing Now lead, the Australian College of Nursing is calling on Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and other G20 finance ministers and central bank governors to demonstrate leadership by putting health at the heart of decision-making when they meet on 18-19 July to discuss the economic fall-out from COVID-19. By building consensus around the urgent…

International nursing community offers support to Australian bushfire victims

International nursing community offers support to Australian bushfire victims

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) and global Nursing Now Campaign have expressed their condolences for those impacted by the Australian bushfires. ICN CEO Howard Catton addressed the impact of the bushfires on the Australian community in a personal letter to Australian College of Nursing (ACN) CEO Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN. Mr Catton acknowledged…

Post-nominals: your badge of honour

Post-nominals: your badge of honour

For June’s Nursing Now Australia Challenge, we’re asking nurses to start including their title, qualification and membership post-nominals in their email signature and social media bio. Launched in February 2018, Nursing Now — a global initiative to celebrate nurses and midwives and acknowledge their contributions to world health care — has been embraced by over…

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Leaders of today inspiring the leaders of tomorrow: Nursing Now Australia Launch and Trailblazer Awards

“An extraordinary opportunity to witness history being made.” “A powerful call to arms.” “The energy and excitement in the atmosphere was absolutely phenomenal”. These were just some of the words used by three of the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) Emerging Nurse Leaders (ENL) to describe the Nursing Now Australia Launch and Trailblazer Awards in…

health is a human right

Health is a Human Right: UHC Day

Over a 100 million people worldwide are pushed into extreme poverty paying for health services every year. That’s 100 million too many. International Universal Health Coverage Day (UHC Day) aims to mobilise diverse stakeholders to call for stronger, more equitable health systems to achieve universal health coverage, leaving no one behind. It has become the annual…