NHHRC report welcome but barriers remain

March 2009
Australian Nursing Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p6
The article explores the response of the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF) national secretary Ged Kearney to the interim report released by the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (NHHRC). Kearney claimed that the report signalled a step towards "real health reform" but failed to adequately address workforce issues, particularly in aged care. Kearney also stressed that nurses and carers working in aged care are completely ignored in the report and that will have to be addressed.


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