Archive of news for November 2011
Megan Croft has just returned from the Chitwan District in Nepal after working as a volunteer nurse at the Chitwan Medical College Teaching Hospital. Megan is a 2nd year Bachelor of Nursing student within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.
The HMRI Nursing & Midwifery Research Network was officially launched at the HMRI at John Hunter Hospital on Wednesday 28th September 2011 marking a significant milestone for nursing research in the Hunter.
Professor Mike Hazelton (Head of School), Dr Helen Bellchambers (Senior Lecturer) and five students from the School of Nursing and Midwifery have just returned from the 7th Asia Pacific Alliance of Health Leaders (APAHL) forum hosted by the Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences at Chiang Mai University in Northern Thailand.
Elise McCarthy is a 1st year Bachelor of Nursing student within the School of Nursing and Midwifery and was awarded one of six Indigenous Industry scholarships for nursing in 2011.
The University of Newcastle's Port Macquarie campus will help address a shortage of midwives, particularly in rural and regional areas, with the announcement it will now offer a Bachelor of Midwifery at the campus.
The most significant expansion to the University of Newcastle's Central Coast campus since its construction 15 years ago will be unveiled today. Federal Member for Robertson, Deborah O'Neill, will officially open the new Education and Nursing building.
The Faculty of Health annual staff awards evening was held on Wednesday, 9th November 2011 at the University Gallery. The evening was attended by Vice Chancellor Professor Caroline McMillen, Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Nick Talley and the Heads of Schools of the Faculty of Health.
Laurelea Bickhoff from the University of Newcastle (Ourimbah campus) has been awarded one of five positions to participate in the Emerging Nurse Leader Program. The program is an initiative of The College of Nursing and aims to identify students with a passion for nursing.