NSWNMA commends Shooters, Fishers and Farmers MLC

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has welcomed the notice served by Shooters, Fishers and Farmers’ MLC Robert Brown to introduce a bill to define a ‘nursing home’ in the Public Health Act 2010. This morning, Hon. Robert Brown MLC took gave notice in the Legislative Council to introduce the Public Health Amendment (Registered […]

New RN standards for practice released

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia has unveiled revised registered nurse (RN) standards for practice that will replace the current national competency standards for the registered nurse. The NMBA, which regulates Australia’s 370,303 enrolled nurses, registered nurses, and midwives, has advised that the new standards will take effect from 1 June. They replace National […]

Aged care: time for 24/7 registered nurses

A Registered Nurse (RN) on-duty in all nursing homes – 24/7! That’s the message the Australia Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is sending to the upcoming Federal Senate Inquiry into the future of Australia’s aged care workforce, to ensure we have dignity for older Australians living in aged care facilities. With a rapidly ageing population, […]

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