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Nursing and Midwifery Office

The Nursing and Midwifery Office is a part of the Office for Professional Leadership and works in an inter-professional collaborative model with the Chief Medical Officer’s Office and the Chief Allied and Scientific Health Advisor's Office.

The Nursing and Midwifery Office, is committed to the values of SA Health and supports the embedding of health reform priorities, culture, best practice and the provision of professional nursing and midwifery leadership.

The Nursing and Midwifery Office oversees the provision of professional nursing and midwifery advice and development of the nursing and midwifery professions within South Australia. 

Responsibilities

The Nursing and Midwifery Office is responsible for strategic professional leadership of the nursing and midwifery professions across SA Health and for the following key focus areas as they relate to the professions of nursing and midwifery:

Programs

SA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

Nominations close Friday 15 December, 2017

The South Australian Premier’s Scholarships support nurses and midwives undertaking study tours focused on the discovery of innovative, evidence-based care initiatives that enhance professional practice, and improve consumer care and community outcomes for all South Australians.

Awarded annually, there are five international Scholarships (each up to the value of $12,000), for overseas observational study tours.

Go to the Awards page now to learn more.

The SA Premier’s Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

The 2018/2019 Scholarships will be open for applications from Monday 16 October until 5.00pm on Friday 8 December 2017.

The South Australian Premier’s Scholarships support nurses and midwives undertaking study tours focused on the discovery of innovative, evidence-based care initiatives that enhance professional practice, improve consumer care and community outcomes for all South Australians.

Awarded annually, there are five international Scholarships (each up to the value of $12,000), for overseas observational study tours.

Nursing and Midwifery Office Newsletter Publication

The Nursing and Midwifery News showcases nursing and midwifery practice, professional achievements and updates. This will be replacing the monthly communiques.

SA Health and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch) are currently conducting a joint review of the South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Career Structure. For more information on the review and how to get involved please view the Nursing and Midwifery Career Structure Review.

Contact details

For further information please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office phone (08) 8226 0749.

For all TPPP application enquiries please refer to the SA Health Careers website or email healthjobs@sa.gov.au.

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