Health Check

Category: NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

Infection control | Midwifery | Nursing | Primary maternity care

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

Women’s Wellness After Cancer Study

Research has revealed that certain lifestyle factors and health behaviours can have a positive impact upon quality of life, chronic disease risk factors, and other health-related areas, for women after cancer. Read More

Providing healthcare in Laos prepares Rachael for nursing

Providing healthcare in a developing country wasn’t something Rachael Ovington expected to be doing while studying a Bachelor of Nursing. But it was an experience she will never forget and will take with her when she seeks employment as a full-time nurse next year. Read More

Griffith research shines a light on diabetes

Researchers at Griffith University have developed a strategy to increase diabetes awareness and management for women. Read More

Rural health trip supports professional collaboration

In keeping with Griffith University’s interdisciplinary approach to healthcare education and commitment to rural health, 29 students from across the Health Group recently enjoyed a weekend in Toowoomba. Read More

Helping nursing students to encourage more hand hygiene

A study into infection prevention and control has found university education for nursing students can have a significant impact on hand hygiene practices in clinical settings. Read More