Health Check

Category: Griffith Health

All disciplines within the Health Group at Griffith University.

60,000 years of knowledge tracked in 5 years of achievements

We sat down with Professor Roianne West, the Director of First Peoples Health, to discuss the last five years and give us some insight into what the future holds. Read More

From Griffith to the Gold Coast Titans

Alumnus Matt Ash is currently working as the Community Programs and Development Officer for the Gold Coast Titans. He has been working with the club… Read More

5 reasons to study a Pharmacy degree

When most people think of pharmacy they picture their local pharmacist, dispensing general medicine from behind a pharmacy counter. However, pharmacy has evolved to include and exceed that realm of career prospects, so here are a few reasons why you should study pharmacy and pharmacology. Read More

Advancing infection control a top priority for Griffith Expert

Dr Peta-Anne Zimmerman, senior lecturer for Griffith’s School of Nursing and Midwifery and consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) is joining forces with experts from across Australia in a… Read More

Free services at our student social work clinic

We offer a supportive counselling and case management service to assist clients experiencing a variety of complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Our social workers can assist with: - mental health and general wellbeing- supporting parents, children and families- emotion regulation and behaviour concerns- social connections and building stronger relationships- grief and loss- assist with understanding and completion of referrals and documents as needed- a referral pathway* Our student-led social work clinic is fully-supervised by qualified social workers. What do social work actually do? Social workers can assist when a person's health is impacted by complex social, psychological, family and environmental factors. Read More

A passion for sport and nutrition

Growing up in Goondiwindi, Elle says her siblings’ love of the outdoors and sports lead her to build her passion for nutrition and dietetics as she discovered how important her diet was to her success as an athlete. Read More

Called to Nurse: Meet former PAH patient and DonateLife Champion Jordan Bate

Soon-to-be nursing graduate Jordan Bate knows a great deal more than textbooks can teach him about caring for patients. In a sense, he’s been training for the role most of his young life. Read More

Choosing Pharmacy as a trusted profession

After a year exploring his options within the Griffith Health Foundation Year program and attending lectures with students from across a range of health-related programs, Joshua came to realise that his happy place was within the School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Read More

Griffith students start midwifery placements on Sunshine Coast

Applicants to Griffith University’s Bachelor of Midwifery program now have the option of preferencing placements at the Sunshine Coast Hospital on their application, giving them… Read More

Should I study social work or human services?

We often get questions about the best degree to choose for someone interested in the human services and social work. In this… Read More