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From the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 22 October 2015; you will hear:

Janet Fyle, Chair of the Mary Seacole Awards Steering Committee
Louise Silverton CBE, Director for Midwifery RCM
Sarah Amani, 2011 Mary Seacole Leadership award winner
Lisa-Bayliss-Pratt, Director of Nursing HEE
Selina Jarvis, Pamela Makhewe, Hille Halonen, Parveen Ali, Angela Ditchford (Mary Seacole 2014/15 Projects)
Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer England
Viyaya Nath, Director of Leadership Development King's Fund
Janet Fyle

Chang SM, Cheng CH (2015) Effects of an intervention with drinking chamomile tea on sleep quality and depression in sleep disturbed postnatal women: a randomized controlled trial Journal of Advanced Nursing doi: 10.1111/jan.12836

Start 17 October end 18 October

In presence of VC of university and NSW Minster of Health and local MP


An interesting a capella choir at University of Newcastle NSW singing Waltzing Matilda and South Australia

Final day ending with keynote in front of NSW Minister of Health

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Conference Newcastle NSW Australia 15/16 October 2015

I was asked to make the emphasis on clinical applications.

Lecture on Mokken scaling and my cousins are here