Tuesday 16th May 2006
Ten nurses or midwives will be the recipients of an Innovation Scholarship, worth up to $10,000. Recently announced by NSW Health, the Innovation Scholarships aim to encourage innovation in clinical areas and are being offered to nurses and midwives who demonstrate the capacity to think differently and creatively about ways of caring for patients.
NSW Minister for Health, John Hatzistergos, said ten Innovation Scholarships of up to $10,000 each would be awarded to nurses and midwives across the state to implement new, patient-focused ideas to improve patient care.
Successful models of care already introduced include:
The Innovation Scholarships were announced in early March, with the closing date for applications late March. Scholarship winners will be announced in June.