Home | Workforce (page 19)

Workforce

RN students need better dementia training: care provider

More dementia training is necessary in degree courses for undergraduate RNs, a dementia care leader has argued. General manager of residential services at dementia and aged-care specialist HammondCare, Angela Raguz, said some RN graduates employed in dementia-specific services had received as ...

More »

Ethics as a lifelong project

An Australian academic has spoken of the importance of nurses being aware of developments that may test nursing ethics – such as the current refugee crisis. Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Deakin University, said: ...

More »

Union tells Senate PPL benefits workers, government

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has called on senators to ignore the “government’s political rhetoric used against working nurses, midwives and AINs” surrounding changes to the current paid parental leave (PPL) scheme. The group said PPL provides the ...

More »

ANMF doesn’t accept visa

Union says current work programs need to change because they’re taking jobs from Australians and exploiting migrant workers. By Amie Larter Australia’s temporary work visa programs are having negative impacts on both Australian graduates and 457 workers, the nursing union says. ...

More »

Local jobs remain large concern

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has said the lack of jobs for local nurses and midwives continues to be one of the profession’s biggest workforce issues. The statement follows the release of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) ...

More »