Federal Budget: A ‘missed opportunity’ to support aged care

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has called the Federal Budget a missed opportunity to provide safe, quality care for older Australians and says it fails to support nurses and carers who work in the sector. The $21.6 billion for the aged care sector provides a patchwork of fragmented solutions but does not address […]

Australia must invest more in nurse practitioners

Australia should be investing more in increasing the number of nurse practitioners (NPs) within its health workforce to reap the improved outcomes that the advanced role can bring, a leading academic has argued. James Buchan, Adjunct Professor of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre at the University of Technology Sydney, made the call while […]

How nurses and midwives can support Save the Children

Independent aid organisation Save the Children seeks to give a powerful voice to children and champion their rights. It does so in Australia and around the world, and in 2017 reached more than 56 million children in 121 countries. It aims to protect the rights of children across several key areas – health, education, child […]