Health Check

Category: NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

Infection control | Midwifery | Nursing | Primary maternity care

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

More indigenous midwives position Griffith as leader in First People’s Health

Indigenous Midwifery student numbers at Griffith University have been increased as a result of the establishment of the First People’s Health Unit (FPHU)  last year. Read More

Nursing graduate gives back

Nickita Wylie’s graduation from Griffith University as a registered nurse in 2011, was the culmination years of dedication and persistence, as well as a drive to ‘give back’. Read More

Griffith’s nursing and midwifery ranked in world’s top 30

Griffith nurses and midwives are making their mark from major cities to the most remote areas of Australia and the world is taking notice. Griffith is the only Queensland university placing on all major world rankings and this year marks the first time Griffith has posted in the top 30 universities worldwide. Read More

Aspirations and pathways to health

To make the prospect of attending university less daunting for regional and remote secondary students, Griffith University is offering a glimpse of the future through the First Peoples Aspirations and Pathways to Health program. The program gives high school students the chance to sample ‘uni life’ through a week’s experience on campus. Read More

Joining together to ‘Close the Gap’

Partnerships providing access to dedicated services for First Peoples’ health. Read More

Paving the way for First Peoples’ health

Griffith University has made great strides towards Australia’s goal for equity in health and education for Australia’s First Peoples. Our programs provide support and encouragement for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples already studying, or considering a place at Griffith University. Read More

International Women’s Day honours Prof Roianne West

The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day was ‘Pledge for Parity’, so Professor Roianne West saw it as perfect timing when she received two awards this year. Read More