Mar 31, 2019

The Ageing Nursing Workforce: A Global Challenge

With the rapidly ageing nursing workforce globally, how will we continue to recruit the number of nurses we need to address the shortfall in the sector? Hear from Dan Levitt MSc. CHE, Executive Director, Tabor Home Society (Canada). Australian Healthcare Week #AHW19

HelloCare interviewed an inspiring female leader Kylie Ward, CEO, Australian College of Nursing on the future of #nursing, training and also the shear volume of the unregulated workforce and it’s impact on the sector.

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