Mental health nurses work in a highly specialised field, caring for people with many different types of mental illnesses or disorder. The mental health nurse's primary focus is to work alongside people and their carers to overcome the symptoms of their illness and commence and continue their personal recovery.
A midwife is in the privileged position of sharing the journey of a woman and her family from pregnancy to parenthood. Being involved in the birth of a new life is just one of the great rewards of this career choice. Midwifery is an exciting and evolving profession in the health care sector and has much to offer.
A nurse practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse (RN) who has satisfied the requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) to be endorsed in accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act.