Aged care workers call for action on ratios as Royal Commission Final Report looms

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) members working in aged care have shared their experiences grappling with longstanding issues plaguing the sector, headed by chronic understaffing, to help highlight the need for urgent reform ahead of the release of the Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report tomorrow. The ANMF has been calling on the Federal […]

Why I gave evidence to the Royal Commission

Registered nurse Emma Murphy had just clocked off after a stressful shift at one of the handful of Brisbane aged care homes she works across each week. A resident had fallen and required a hospital transfer, followed quickly by another incident that left little time for her to properly complete all tasks. It was a […]