Health Service Innovation Fellowship

The Nursing and Midwifery Office has a commitment to health service innovation led by nurses and/or midwives. 

This fellowship, worth up to $20,000 (can be granted to several people in smaller amounts), aims to assist nurses and midwives undertaking research or practice improvement projects that demonstrate improved outcomes for patients, staff or organisation through innovation. 

The recipient must be able to demonstrate the link between their research or practice improvement project to the WA Health Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Priorities 2018-2021 (PDF 1MB).

To be eligible you must:

  • be either undertaking a higher research degree such as masters or PhD, or a significant practice improvement project within your workplace
  • be able to link your research or practice improvement project to the WA Health Nursing and Midwifery Strategic Priorities 2018-2021.
  • have support from your hospital and/or health service provider
  • be able to articulate the health service innovation your research or practice improvement project will achieve.

Past recipients

2016 Health Service Innovation Fellowship

Fenella Gill, Child and Adolescent Health Service

This fellowship assisted Fenella in research focused on the safety and quality of care that based on family-healthcare provider partnerships.  The research also investigated alignment with the preferences and healthcare needs of consumers.

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Chief Nursing and Midwifery Office