Nursing Policy and Legislation Reports

Strategic Plan for Nurse Education, Training and Practice

Written by Health-e News

Issued by the Department of Health, the strategy aims to address the seven major problem areas identified during recent national consultations.

dept_of_health_logoIn April 2011, the Department of Health called together nurses at a national nursing summit with the aim of reconstructing and revitalizing the nursing sector. Stakeholders identified seven key areas for improvement, including resources, education and training, and professional ethics. This strategy outlines government approaches to nursing training and practice until 2017

Download the 146-page strategy.

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