What if international nurses who studied in Australia were to practise in a hospital in their country of origin?

This year Monash University’s Nursing and Midwifery school in Victoria offered two new units to internationally qualified nurses to help them provide safe, high-quality and competent nursing care in Australian healthcare settings. The first unit aimed at facilitating knowledge and understanding of the Australian healthcare system and nursing frameworks for the delivery of care (NUR5113 […]

Midwifery student recognised on International Women’s Day

A Southern Cross University midwifery student has been awarded an International Women’s Day Scholarship that will allow her to attend an annual women’s culture camp in Uluru focusing on improving health outcomes for women living in outback Australia. Undergraduate midwifery student Georgina Swift, who at aged 32 sold her design business in Sydney to study […]

ANMF calls for urgent increase in RNs working in aged care amid coronavirus outbreak

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has called for an urgent increase in the number registered nurses working in nursing homes to ensure the chronically understaffed aged care sector is fully equipped to protect vulnerable elderly residents in the event of a coronavirus outbreak. The waning that Australia’s nursing homes do not have sufficient […]