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A History of Nursing at Hawkesbury

The School of Nursing and Midwifery is pleased to offer a limited printed edition of the History of Nursing at Hawkesbury for a small donation of $15.00. All purchase funds will be donated to the School of Nursing and Midwifery Student Prize fund which supports students who demonstrate outstanding academic or clinical performance.  Orders will be processed within approximately 14 business days (subject to Australia Post) and posted to the mailing address provided.


Western Sydney University changes lives and shapes the social, economic, environmental and educational development of the world in which we live. If you would like to learn more about how to make a one off or regular donation to the School of Nursing and Midwifery student scholarships and prizes please visit


We are keen to expand our Alumni network. If you are an Alumni of the University or any of the former federated institutions please visit

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2015 Nursing Students

BN Field Study to Wat Chan Thailand

In January 2015, Dr Diana Jefferies and Dr Cathy Dickson accompanied twenty undergraduate students from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the Western Sydney University on a field placement in the Wat Chan, or 'Temple of Light' in English, region in North Western Thailand. This field placement was organised in conjunction with Antipodeans Abroad and their in country partner, Buffalo Tours.

Definition of progress - Nursing Review

Nurse educators must work with managers to make the most of their role and build pathways for advancement

Blurring and ambiguity of roles are hindering professional identity and job satisfaction for nurse educators.

News - Stereotypes about men in Nursing

Pathways To Dreaming Workshop

On the 19th of July 2013, the School of Nursing and Midwifery participated in the 'Pathways To Dreaming' workshop to introduce Indigenous high school students to Nursing & Midwifery undergraduate courses offered at the Western Sydney University.

News - Protect New Mothers

Study seeks male perspective on traumatic childbirth

Mums' traumatic childbirth experiences have been well studied in the past, now a new study is looking at the impact on male partners.

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Professor Hannah Dahlen, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney

Hannah is the Professor of Midwifery in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Western Sydney University, and has been a practising midwife for 24 years.

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