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Cultural challenges for migrants in their end of life

Tuesday, 01 June 2021

PhD student Gertrude Phiri shares preliminary findings of her PhDstudy in an article with Aged Care Institute, highlighting the need for more culturally appropriate care in the Australian Aged Care system. Gertrude is looking to expand this research into a larger study in the context of better care for African Australians.

International Congress on Innovations in Nursing

Tuesday, 01 June 2021 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2021 > 05

The International Congress on Innovations in Nursing was a great success. ECU was once again a platinum sponsor of the conference, which showcased innovations led by nurses and midwives.

PhD Candidate Spotlight: Yakubu Ismaila

Friday, 13 November 2020 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2020 > 11

PhD candidate, Yakubu Ismaila shares his research findings exploring barriers to Ghanaian midwives’ ability to provide quality maternal and newborn care, their consequences, and how midwives cope with both.

What is your opinion on smart home technology to assist with ageing at home?

Wednesday, 24 June 2020 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2020 > 06

Delirium Research and the Implementation of a Screening Tool at Joondalup Health Campus

Friday, 22 November 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 11

Associate Dean, Dr Beverley Ewens provides insight into current research underway in conjunction with Joondalup Health Campus (JHC), on the impact of a screening tool and educational programme for delirium in older adults.

2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards

Friday, 15 November 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 11

Congratulations to nominees and winners of the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Staff Excellence Awards! The school of Nursing and Midwifery are pleased to announce Tania Beament, Director Clinical, was awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for the amazing work Tania has achieved with our international programs.

Parents lived experiences of stress and coping when caring for a child with a chronic condition

Friday, 08 November 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 11

Congratulations to Professor of Nursing Evalotte Morelius and Dr Stephanie Smith (ECU), Mary Tallon (Perth Children’s Hospital), Garth Kendall (Curtin), Lauren Jones (Consumer Representative) and Carrie Clark (Kalparrin) were recently awarded a $19,800 seeding grant from Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation. The grant will further research into the needs and supports required of parents caring for children with chronic conditions.

Mental Health Research

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 11

Comment on the latest youth mental health report survey data.

Nurse researchers collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children

Monday, 14 October 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 10


School of Nursing and Midwifery researchers Professors Lisa Whitehead, Evalotte Morelius and Associate Professor Diana Arabiat will collaborate with national and international experts in world-first research investigating the impact of digital technology on Australian children.

Excellence for Research in Australia and Engagement and Impact-Dates announced

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 10

Prize for recent PhD graduate and ECU lecturer, Dr Ulrich Steinwandel

Wednesday, 02 October 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 10

Congratulations to ECU Nursing lecturer and recent Doctor of Philosophy graduate Ulrich Steinwandel on 3rd prize for his research presentation

Visiting Professor Joanne Spetz Presents to MyVista on Home Care Aides in US

Friday, 20 September 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 09

Professor Spetz highlighted the role of home care aides in the US, the current challenges, and opportunities for change in this space.

Better together: Supporting perinatal and infant mental health services

Monday, 16 September 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 09

ECU works in collaboration with researchers, service providers, consumers, policy makers and health economists to improve system responsiveness to the social wellbeing and mental health needs of families with infants and young children, from both prevention and intervention perspectives

What is your opinion on smart home technology to assist with ageing at home?

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 09

You are invited to take part in a research study exploring older adults (65 years or older) and family members/carer’s perceptions of smart home technology, to assist ageing within one’s own home.

Consensus Guidelines on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities endorsed by the International Diabetes Federation

Monday, 26 August 2019 Schools > Nursing and Midwifery > Our research > News and Events > Nursing, Midwifery and Health Services Research Centre > 2019 > 08

Professor Lisa Whitehead formed part of an international team that developed consensus guidelines for service providers. These were showcased at the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities in Glasgow. The guidelines were further endorsed by the International Diabetes Federation.

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