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The Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (OCNMO) is the Queensland Government's principal advisor on all matters relating to nursing and midwifery services.

Key responsibilities

  • providing advice and supporting the delivery of health priorities
  • developing policies and initiatives to support government health objectives
  • monitoring and responding to key statewide nursing and midwifery service indicators
  • building state-wide nursing and midwifery capacity and sustainability.

Strategic priorities

  • To lead and advance policy that builds confidence and enables nurses and midwives to work to their full potential.
  • To lead and advance policy that will build the sustainability of the nursing and midwifery workforce now and into the future.
  • To disrupt and drive practice innovation to transform nursing and midwifery.

Last updated: 11 August 2021