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Events

Join us for day 2 of our Indigenous Cultural Immersion Event!

November 25 - 10 AM - 2 PM

Program Day 2

10:00 am  Welcome to Country, Michelle Locke
10:10 am School Welcome, Professor Deborah Hatcher, Dean School of Nursing & Midwifery
10:20 am Deadly Connection, Carly Mundine
11:00 am Art in Hospital, Leanne Tobin
11:45 am Badalya (lunch)
12 noon Having a Yarn with Aunty Kerrie Doyle
12:45 pm Tour Country, Chris Tobin
1:45 pm Closing

Please register via Zoom https://uws.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsceiorTsvHdaEgynWp2eWtfdDxjq3bC-4


Join our Women's Health Matters Symposium

December 9 - 12 PM - 3 PM

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Please register for this event via https://uws.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Nx4hzvb-SPaGwW1TW13JPQ


History

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 GIVING

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 https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/give.html

ALUMNI NETWORK

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 https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/alumni

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News

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Western Sydney Midwifery Students receive NaMO scholarship to attend Australian College of Midwives NSW Conference

Six students from the Bachelor of Midwifery at Western Sydney University were successful in gaining a NaMO scholarship to attend the Australian College of Midwives, NSW Branch Conference .

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Don't throw the birth plan out with the bath water!

Birth plans aren't new-age nonsense. They protect mothers' medical rights, midwife Hannah Dahlen and lawyer Bashi Hazard say.

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How fiction helps us understand the reality of a mother abandoning her newborn baby

Often when the media reports  that a mother has abandoned her newborn baby, the community reacts with shock and disbelief. Yet, in fiction, when a woman feels so desperate and hopeless she believes abandoning her baby is her only option, we are able to show sympathy.

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Research finds childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth

Research from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) at Western Sydney University shows antenatal education classes focusing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section.

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Special event sees volunteers dontate care packages to homeless

Volunteers at Western Sydney University continued the University's commitment to social justice by spending Sunday 24 July packing hampers in preparation for Western Sydney Homeless Connect.


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