Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer
The Chief Nurse and Midwife for Tasmania is Francine Douce. She provides professional leadership to the:
- nursing and midwifery professions
- strategic health workforce.
Roles and responsibilities
The Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife works to:
- provide strategic and professional advice on matters related to nursing and midwifery
- align Tasmania with the national strategic health workforce agenda
- build workforce capability through education and training
- engage with service delivery providers and other stakeholders to develop a responsive and contemporary workforce plan.
Education opportunities for nurses and midwives
In 2022, the Department of Health is providing leadership development opportunities for nurses and midwives working in Tasmania.
Useful nursing and midwifery links
Nursing and Midwifery awards
- Tasmanian Nurse and Midwives Honour Roll
- Tasmanian Public Sector Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards
- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
- Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
- Nurse practitioner information
Professional development opportunities
Regulation and Guidelines
- Guidelines for the administration of certain substances by aged-care workers in residential aged care services
- Professional Practice and Regulatory Requirements - Privately practicing registered nurses in the cosmetic injectables industry
Further information related to licensing in the cosmetic industry can be found under the Regulation Licensing and Accreditation Unit