Concurrent registration as Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) now recognises that nurses with relevant qualifications may hold registration as both a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Enrolled Nurse (EN). Holding registration as both an RN and an EN is called concurrent registration. A nurse holding concurrent registration should be mindful of the registration type […]

Aged care providers support compulsory registration

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has commended the Aged Care Guild for supporting the registration of unregulated care workers in its submission to the Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s aged care sector work force. In its recommendations, the Guild requested the Committee consider compulsory registration for all aged care workers, which […]

Nurse and midwife registration up but more seeking work

The total number of all nurses and midwives registered in Australia rose by almost 7% between 2011 and 2014, but not all are finding work in their field, according to new data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The Institute’s Nursing and midwifery workforce 2014 web pages show that there […]

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