Held 27th-28th March at the ICC Sydney, the expo is one of the largest, if not the largest healthcare events in the regions. AHJ as media partner attended and met with delegates, exhibitors and leaders in the healthcare industry. Click the post to see footage.
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By Australian Health Journal — 2 months ago
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Australian College of Nursing oversees 390,000 nurses in Australia and is the national leader in the nursing profession.
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By Australian Health Journal — 1 week ago
Ahead of International Nurses Day on Sunday 12th May 2019, Australian College of Nursing (ACN) hosted the Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers. Australian Health Journal met with the finalists and the winner for 2019, Nikki Johnston.