Realise your leadership potential.
Leadership is a key capability for nurses and midwives at every level, and an essential component of delivering exceptional care, to every person, every time. We are committed to supporting nurses and midwives to realise and reach their full leadership potential at every career stage.
Lead excellent care, build positive workplace cultures and grow your career with leadership courses, programs, networking groups and scholarships.
Underpin your leadership and progress your career with a postgraduate leadership qualification. Funded scholarships at Graduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters level are available.
Leadership programs that are relevant, practical and empowering include Take the Lead to foster development of high performing teams and In the Lead, to strengthen and shape senior nursing and midwifery leaders.
The emerging/clinical leader is a nurse or midwife who demonstrates leadership potential at any stage of their career. They need not have a career goal in management to be considered for leadership development.
The N/MUM has a pivotal role in the leadership of safe and effective care as well as the management of human and material resources in the ward or unit. Leadership skills rather than management skills are the focus of professional development in this program.
The Nurse/Midwife Manager role is important to the effective operation of the system. According to the facility, and the level of the role designation, the individual is required to have a variety of management and leadership skills.
The Director of Nursing and Midwifery is responsible for the efficient and effective operational and strategic leadership and management of a comprehensive range of hospital/facility services.
The Director provides leadership to the nursing and midwifery professions across the LHD, and significant input into the development and oversight of local strategic and operational plans, policy, business and clinical services strategies and relationship management.
Margaret Murphy is a clinical nurse consultant in the busy emergency department at Westmead Hospital