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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.

News from the Nursing and Midwifery Office

The Nursing and Midwifery News is a bi-monthly publication which showcases nursing and midwifery practice, professional achievements and updates. This will be replacing the monthly communiques.

Contributions to The Nursing and Midwifery News are always welcome. Please forward your article or story idea to nursing@health.sa.gov.au by 24 November 2014 for the December publication.

Communiques

Previous monthly Nursing and Midwifery Office communiques:

Contact details

For further information please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Office.

Email: nursing@health.sa.gov.au

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