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Canberra celebrates International Nurses Day

Celebrated on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day is an annual event that recognises the hard work of nurses worldwide. This year, ACT nurses are being thanked for their key...

First Canberrans are vaccinated against COVID-19

The ACT received its first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine today; among the first were a nurse and a woman of 86.

Five new Walk-in Health Centres to ease pressure on overrun emergency departments

A new Walk-in Centre in Coombs is set to open in less than six months, on 1 July, to serve the growing population of Molonglo Valley.

Safewards aims to decrease violence in ACT hospitals

Violence occurs daily in the ACT’s hospitals - but Safewards, a program to make wards safer for staff and patients, could offer a solution.

Reminder to be kind to nurses and midwives

The ACT Government is working to raise awareness of acceptable behaviour towards Canberra’s health professionals, after a spike in occupational violence since the beginning of COVID-19.

Dickson’s Inner-North Walk-in Centre opens this week

The new Dickson-based Inner North Walk-in Centre opens 26 August, providing free treatment for minor injuries and illness 365 days a year.

Nurses and midwives celebrated amidst coronavirus crisis

Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, Canberra’s nurses and midwives have been celebrated with the 2020 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards on International Nurses Day today, Tuesday 12 May.
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