Health Check

Category: Nursing and Midwifery

Midwifery | Nursing | Primary Maternity Care | Infection Control

Balancing motherhood, Midwifery studies and continuity of care

It wasn't until she gave birth to her first child that Jody Kallis truly understood the role midwives play in supporting women through their pregnancy, birth and postnatally. Read More

Midwifery students provide online continuity of care support for women

Having a baby? We would love to provide you with support, care and information from a midwifery student near you. Have you considered receiving support from a Griffith Midwifery Student? Read More

Helping patients live their life to the fullest

Debbie Hong is a third-year nursing student looking forward to graduating in 2020. She says this year is particularly meaningful as it is the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.   Third-year… Read More

Celebrating 10 years of Midwifery

Midwifery at Griffith is celebrating 10 years since the introduction of our Bachelor of Midwifery Program. The School of Midwifery has plenty to celebrate at… Read More

Emma Olanik – Caring for the community

The writing was on the wall that Emma was going to be a part of Griffith University’s Nursing cohort, since she began bandaging her teddy… Read More

Griffith launches first health-related free MOOC to improve global maternity care

‘Maternity Care: Building Relationships Really Does Save Lives’ is open for enrolment now and enables learners to see how quality relationships between mothers, midwives… Read More

2017 PVC Health Staff Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 PVC (Health) Staff Excellence Award winners recognised for their excellent contribution to the Health Group: Learning and Teaching… Read More

Dr Zimmerman provides outbreak response expertise to the World Health Organization

Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman from Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery recently travelled to the Dead Sea in Jordan to provide valuable scenario-based training on major infectious disease outbreak response to the World Health Organization’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. Read More

Desire to do good propagates change

It was Professor Claire Rickard’s own motivation to be a “good nurse” that led her to investigate the best ways to care for patients with intravascular (IV) devices. Read More

Home delivery improves immunisation participation

After completing nursing and midwifery degrees at Griffith University, Gillian Hermosilla-Silva followed her passion for women and children’s health. As Immunisation Co-ordinator for Logan and Redland Council, Gillian is the driving force behind a highly successful community outreach service. Read More