Monovalent vs Bivalent Vaccines for COVID-19

By Jarrod Clarke, Casey Marnie, and Dr Micah DJ Peters|
December 8th, 2023|

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has advised the Australian Government regarding the use of new monovalent Omicron XBB.1.5 vaccines for eligible recipients. The [...]

The Importance of Enrolled Nurses in Aged Care: Results of a National Aged Care Survey

By Jarrod Clarke and Dr Micah DJ Peters|
December 7th, 2023|

According to the latest workforce census, there were around 17,000 Enrolled nurses (ENs) working across Australia’s aged care sector in 2020.1 Enrolled nurses are fundamental [...]

Have your say on the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinical Care Standard

By ANMJ Staff|
December 4th, 2023|

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking feedback on the draft Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinical Care Standard. The [...]

Western Health Breast Care Nurse Scholarship program helps nurses gain the skills and knowledge needed to be specialist breast care nurses

By Meron Pitcher, Lisa Matar, Sue Komp, Sara Jorgensen and Dr Sara Holton|
November 17th, 2023|

Breast care nurses are registered nurses who have specialist skills and knowledge about breast care nursing. Western Health, a large public health service in metropolitan [...]

An Australian Cancer Nursing and Navigation Program set to transform services

By ANMJ Staff|
November 17th, 2023|

A first-of-its-kind Australian Cancer Nursing and Navigation Program is set to receive $166 million of Government funding. The program will improve equitable access to high-quality, [...]

Nurse Practitioner opens transgender and gender diverse clinic to provide ‘inclusive healthcare’

By Robert Fedele|
November 16th, 2023|

In February, South Australian nurse practitioner and academic Toni Slotnes-O’Brien discovered that a person close to her was transgender and, sadly, the challenges they faced [...]

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