TITLE

NHHRC report welcome but barriers remain

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Australian Nursing Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
37222314

 

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