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Nursing program

By empowering our nursing and midwifery workforce we will drive a more accessible, affordable, sustainable and safer healthcare system.

Nursing and Midwives account for 61% of Queensland Health's clinical workforce. Our goal is to help our nurses and midwives to work to their full scope of practice across all setting, which will have a positive impact on our capacity to deliver better health to all Queenslanders.

A nursing strategy has been developed to focus on:

  • enabling nursing to work to their full scope of practice across all settings
  • expanding the delivery of nursing services in a range of settings to increase service capacity and consumer choice
  • supporting high performing nursing services through continual learning and evidence based practice
  • supporting nursing services to enhance patient outcomes through information systems and decision making tools
  • delivering improved patient safety outcomes for all Queenslanders.

Nursing and Midwifery program:

Last updated: 15 December 2015