Support and Self-Care for Nurses and Midwives

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Lecture Overview

Join Mark Aitken, Stakeholder Engagement Manager of Nurse Midwife Support (NM Support) for a quick chat about the service. Includes an overview of NM Support and a brief discussion on how nurses, midwives and students can access the 24/7 national support service.


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Mark Aitken has been a proud registered nurse for over 30 years. He has worked in many areas of nursing and midwifery, including general surgical and medical units, critical care, sexual and reproductive health, education, research, project management, maternity services and residential, community and speciality aged care services. Supporting nurses and midwives has been a constant in Mark’s career. He believes that patients receive the best care when staff are supported. Mark is currently the stakeholder engagement manager at Nurse & Midwife Support (NM Support). NM Support provides nurses and midwives, students and anyone concerned about the welfare of a nurse or midwife with confidential, anonymous and free advice and referral. The goal of NM Support is to promote better health for nurses, midwives and students, as well as safer care for the public.
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First Published24 June 2020
Updated23 June 2020
29 September 2024
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