Thursday, June 28, 2012

AIHW Report - Nursing and midwifery workforce 2011

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report today:
Nursing and midwifery workforce 2011
Between 2007 and 2011, the number of nurses and midwives employed in nursing increased by 7.7% from 263,331 to 283,577. Over this period, the supply of nurses and midwives decreased by 1.3% from 1,095.1 to 1,081.1 full-time equivalent positions per 100,000 population.The average age of the workforce increased from 43.7 to 44.5, and the proportion of nurses and midwives aged 50 or older increased from 33.0% to 38.6%.
Available to download from AIHW website

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Australia's Health 2012 now available

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released two new reports today:
Australia's health 2012
Australia's health 2012 is the thirteenth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source of national information on health in Australia.
It provides answers to questions such as:
- How healthy are Australians?
- What major milestones affect health over the life course?
- How can we protect and promote good health?
- What are the major causes of illness?
- How do we treat people who are sick?
- Where do our health dollars come from and where do they go?
- Who works in health?
- What is being done to find out more about our health?  
Click on the link to view the media release and report.
Australia's health 2012: in brief
This report presents highlights from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfares thirteenth biennial report on the nation’s health.
Click on the link to view the in brief report.

Monday, June 18, 2012

New AIHW Mental health services website update (Now available)

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report today:

The Mental Health Services in Australia website has been updated.
The sections that have been updated are:

1. Mental health-related services provided in Australia
  • Emergency department
  • Community care
  • Residential care
  • Supported accommodation assistance
  • Psychiatric disability support
2. Additional mental health-related information
  • summary data tables
  • mental health-related indicators

Thursday, June 7, 2012

JCU Student Charter now available

Students are at the heart of our University. James Cook University values its students and recognises the importance of quality in teaching, learning and research. JCU is committed to providing a supportive and safe educational environment that fosters student engagement and success.

This JCU Student Charter outlines the reasonable expectations that students can have of the University while studying. It also documents what the University expects of its students.

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Student Feedback on Subjects - Win an iPad 3

Have your say to help improve students’ experience of subjects at JCU.

CLICK HERE to give your feedback now and we’ll put you into the draw to win a new iPad 3!
Your voice is important to JCU. Student feedback for SP1 subjects closes on the 17th June.