- Call for Abstracts Opens
- Call for Abstracts Deadline
Friday, 26 April 2019
- Early Bird Registration Opens
Wednesday. 29 May 2019
- Standard Registration Opens
Wednesday. 28 August 2019
- NMLC 2019
Thursday 28 – Friday 29
Welcome to NMLC 2019
It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference 2019.
A key element of the Nursing Now Campaign 2018-2020 and the National Nursing (and Midwifery) Strategy 2030 is 'empowering professionalism'. As we now approach the Year of the Nurse and Midwife in 2020, there has never been a better time to empower, celebrate and raise awareness of our professions.
Over the course of this conference we will be fortunate to receive keynote sessions and presentations from State, National and International leaders that will inspire us with the work they have achieved. I hope this will provide a platform to explore exciting new opportunities to prepare nurses and midwives to fulfil the integral role they have in leading high quality and sustainable health care in the future. This will include the need for visionary and innovative leadership, identification of talent and succession planning, promotion of nursing and midwifery research and advancement in digital health systems and nursing informatics.
At the conclusion of the conference, and as we return to our places of work, we will continue to face the challenges of health care in the 21st Century. However, the importance of continuing to network and work in collaboration will be critical to strengthening and raising the profile and success of our professions. I invite you to consider how we come together as a united profession to improve the diversity, agility, flexibility and resilience of our workforce. I also ask you to consider the unique physical, mental, spiritual and cultural needs of, not only those we serve but also those colleagues we work alongside, to promote their health and wellbeing and provide holistic care.
Finally, I encourage you start the movement to 'empower professionalism' by wearing the honour of being a nurse or midwife with pride, leading with authenticity and integrity and caring for our patients, the community and one another with compassion.
What to Expect At NMLC 2019
What do we mean by celebrating the future in our two professions?
What more can we do to impact the patient experience and outcomes?
How can we promote the health and well-being of nurses and midwives?
How can we engage in raising the profile of the professions?
With 98% of previous delegates set to return, The 4th Biennial NMLC firmly cements itself as the preeminent event in the WA Nursing and Midwifery Network.
Narelda Jacobs MC
Narelda is the presenter of Perth’s Channel Ten News at Five. Narelda has been a journalist at Network Ten for 17 years and was appointed presenter of the station’s nightly hour long 5pm news service 8 years ago, at which time she became the first indigenous female news anchor for a commercial network in Australia.
Stan Grant is ABC’s Global Affairs and Indigenous Affairs Analyst. He is one of Australia’s most respected and awarded journalists, with more than 30 years experience in radio and television news and current affairs.
Professor Buchan has thirty years experience of policy research on health sector human resources, specializing in international and national level strategy, policy and planning, health workers pay, incentives and reward strategy and labour market analysis.
Debra Thoms is the CNMO for the Australian Government and is responsible for providing high-level advice on nursing and midwifery issues. She also participates in the formulation and implementation of policy and strategic direction in relation to health care in Australia.
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