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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 oversees the provision of professional nursing and midwifery advice and development of the nursing and midwifery professions within South Australia. 

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.

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:

  • Professional and inter-professional partnerships
  • Practice development
  • Best practice standards
  • Practice changing research
  • Education, teaching and training
  • Professional development
  • Legislation and regulation
  • eHealth
  • Governance
  • Policy and consultation
  • Workforce organisation
  • Reporting and performance.

Practice Development Symposium

30 October 2014 

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, in conjunction with the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Flinders University, is again hosting a Practice Development Symposium at Lyell McEwin Hospital. For further information see the Nursing and midwifery Practice Development Symposium page.

Nursing and Midwifery Office communique

The Nursing and Midwifery Office communique is a monthly update by the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer of events, activities, celebrations and initiatives.

Nurses and midwives can contribute to the communique by forwarding their articles to nursing@health.sa.gov.au

Contact details

For further information please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office.

Email: nursing@health.sa.gov.au

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