The federal government should provide financial support for nursing students undertaking mandatory clinical placements as part of their courses, the highly-anticipated Universities Accord final report has recommended.
After more than a decade of campaigning by NSWNMA, minimum shift by shift nurse-to-patient ratios will be implemented in specific clinical areas across public hospitals.
A trailblazing Australian nurse has been recognised for her passionate advocacy for peace in the Middle East, as well as her dedication and care for the refugees and innocent victims of conflict. APHEDA co-founder, nurse and advocate for refugee and women’s rights, Dr Helen McCue AM has been awarded winner of the 2023-2024 Jerusalem (Al […]
Earn and learn: How Victoria’s RUSON employment model is helping attract more nurses into mental health
When she was an undergraduate nursing student, Monisha Lagreca worked on a mental health ward as part of the ANMF (Vic Branch) pioneered Registered Undergraduate Students of Nursing (RUSON) paid employment model. Under the delegation and supervision of mental health nursing staff at Peninsula Health, she gained invaluable firsthand exposure to the specialty, which quickly […]