Australian College of Nursing seeks more scholarships and support for nurses in budget submission

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) asks the Australian Government to provide more support for nurses entering the workforce and targeted scholarships for future and advancing nurses, in its pre-budget submission. ACN’s submission outlines policies to support the continuation of Australians receiving the highest quality of health care. A key recommendation calls on the Australian…

Engaging your local member

Engaging your local Member

Engaging with your local MP (Member of Parliament) is a powerful way to ensure the knowledge, experience and expertise of nurses shapes the direction of health care in Australia. You can help politicians recognise the vital role nurses play in the health system, harnessing their collective voice to influence Australia’s health policies for generations to…

Enable nurses to care for sickest Australians

Optimising the contribution of nurses in palliative care will enable the health care system to better meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of Australians with a life-limiting illness, delegates at the National Nursing Forum heard today. “We call on politicians at all levels to collaborate with nurses in palliative care policy development and…