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Mrs Helen Godwin


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 3587, Email:, Room: 21.408
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 3587  
Room: 21.408  


Current Teaching

  • Undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery Dual Degree
  • Primary Health Care
  • Postgraduate Midwifery
  • Postgraduate Health Studies


  • UK trained Registered Nurse and Midwife
  • Hospice Care and Oncology Nursing
  • Rural Nursing in Leonora District Hospital
  • Leonora School Project Nurse dealing with Indigenous health issues
  • Midwife at Joondalup Health Campus (JHC)
  • Clinical Development Co-ordinator and midwifery educator at JHC

Professional Memberships

  • Australian College of Midwives
  • Australian Nursing Federation
  • Committee member for BFHI WA branch

Research Areas and Interests

  • Rural Midwives
  • Gestational Diabetes, effects on mother and fetus

Staff Qualifications

  • M (Master Degree), The University of Western Australia, 2011 .
  • BNurs (Bachelor of Nursing), Edith Cowan University, 2001 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Godwin, H., Patten, J., (2014), Midwifery students' experiences: Real time, real benefit, real deal. PebblePad: Personalising the Curriculum. A collection of case studies from PebbleBash 2014, 85-88, Telford, UK.

Journal Articles

  • Geraghty, S., Godwin, H., Oliver, K., (2015), Balancing the risks and benefits of sun exposure for infants: Skin protection and Vitamin D uptake. Journal of Health Visiting, 3(6), 314- 320, London, United Kingdom.

Conference Publications

  • Godwin, H., Geraghty, S., Pinch, C., (2014), A West Australian birthing experience in the Philippines., 1.
  • Pinch, C., Mendoza, E., Godwin, H., (2014), Do International clinical placements really develop "cultural competence" in midwifery students?., 94 .
  • Godwin, H., Carr, S., Mercer, A., (2013), Is midwifery competence affected by working in a West Australian rural health area?. Australian College of Midwives Biennial Conference2013, 26(30 September - 3 October), S30 - 31, DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2013.08.185.
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