Tackling the workforce shortage

June 2013
Australian Nursing Journal;Jun2013, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p47
The article reports on research being conducted in 2013 by the Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) Research Institute, Austin Health and Monash University in Australia as part of a Health Workforce Australia funded study into medicines support in an effort to investigate the impact a predicted nurse shortage will have on community nurses in Australia and the care of older patients. The WISE Medicines Care (Workforce Innovation for Safe and Effective Medicines Care) initiative is discussed.


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