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Five years later – Griffith Health Alumni share their stories

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about how… Read More

Preventing adverse events to keep patients safe in hospital

Griffith University researcher Professor Brigid Gillespie of the School of Nursing and Midwifery shares the importance of research in patient safety.   Throughout… Read More

Finding balance and building confidence with Midwifery at Griffith

Registered Nurse Angela Serena returned to Griffith University in 2020 to take on the Bachelor of Midwifery and achieve her dream of… Read More

Building a career in research to progress women’s health

Dr Amanda McGuire and Dr Charrlotte Seib of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) both took their clinical skills into… Read More

Griffith expert researching IV use in paediatric nursing

Working as a paediatric intensive care nurse, Amanda UIlman felt a real sense of responsibility to ensure that her patients could receive the treatment they needed via intravenous catheters (or IVs) without healthcare-associated… Read More

Creating a future for all – Griffith Health Experts discuss

If you’d like to build a career in health but you’re not sure where you’d like to work, our panelists highlighted a range of innovative career options where they expect to see growth in the next five years - the perfect place to build or start your career in health! 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

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

From nurse, to midwife, to Executive Director

Alanna Geary is the Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services for Metro North Hospital and Health Service. With oversight of a nursing and midwifery staff… 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