More clinical placements needed to grow nursing workforce, peak body says

As workforce shortages loom, more quality clinical placements are necessary to ensure the country has enough nurses to meet growing healthcare demand, according to Universities Australia. The peak body for the sector highlighted the issue last Friday following developments from National Cabinet, which endorsed $2.2 billion package of “practical measures” to strengthen Medicare on the […]

10 things I learned on clinical placement

Clinical placements provide nursing and midwifery students with the opportunity to transfer theory into practice and build critical hands-on skills. The journey from classroom to workplace challenges knowledge and provides the real-world experience required to prepare the next generation of nurses and midwives for their future careers. Melissa Rogers is a Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate […]