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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 https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/give.html
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
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.
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.
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.
Mums' traumatic childbirth experiences have been well studied in the past, now a new study is looking at the impact on male partners.
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.
Ranked in the top 100 in the World for Nursing QS World University Rankings by Subject
Research Grants Awarded Australian Research Council
Funding top 20 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Universities in the world Times higher education
Western Sydney University has been ranked Australia's highest ranked Nursing School, in this year's CWUR Rankings by Subject.
Western Sydney University has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities for Nursing, in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
In the News
School of Nursing and Midwifery recent media:
- Western Sydney University students celebrate Australia Day - Hawkesbury Gazette (opens in a new window)
- Their nursing careers beginning in Lithgow - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)
- Western Sydney Students on a pathway career - Lithgow Mercury (opens in a new window)