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Julie Williams, Executive Director Nursing & Midwifery

The Directorate of Nursing and Midwifery ensures workforce planning, and effective people management strategies are in place to attract, recruit, develop and retain quality nursing and midwifery staff to provide excellent patient care to the community served by the Local Health District.

The role of the Directorate is to provide effective leadership to the nursing and midwifery professions across the Local Health District, ensuring the development and implementation of the clinical scope of practice for both nurses and midwives. This is supported by appropriate standards and professional development strategies.

The Directorate is also responsible for developing and implementing a framework for continuous improvement in the quality of service and practice, safeguarding high standards of care, encouraging excellence in clinical care through promotion of clinical governance and support effective patient flow, appropriate utilisation of hospital care settings and development of ambulatory and community based health services.





Friday, 26 October 2018 3:44:13 PM