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Residential Aged Care Communique

Wednesday 26th June, 2013

The Residential Aged Care Communique is an electronic publication containing narrative case reports about lessons learned from the Coroners’ investigations into preventable deaths in Residential Aged Care facilities. Read more

Highlighting the dangers of needlestick injuries

Monday 24th June, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has welcomed a Private Member’s Motion to be put to Federal Parliament today - highlighting the ongoing danger of needlestick injuries to the country’s nurses and other healthcare workers. Read more

NSW Nationals fail to stand up for their public hospitals

Tuesday 18th June, 2013

The 2013 NSW National Party annual conference - held in Bathurst on Friday and Saturday 14-15 June - has failed to stand up for rural and regional public hospitals and community health services and has let down country nurses, midwives and patients, the NSWNMA said today. Read more

‘I am a nurse who is not a nurse’

Monday 10th June, 2013

States in Australia had serious rates of new grad unemployment in 2012. Gloria Vlcek is an unemployed new grad in NSW. This is Gloria’s story – she says that finding employment is the biggest hurdle for nursing’s new graduates. Read more

More incentives needed for rural nurses and midwives

Friday 31st May, 2013

The Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) has welcomed additional Federal Government funding for health services for rural communities but says more must be done to attract nurses and midwives into high-need workforce areas. Read more