INCREASING the number of Aboriginal nurses and midwives working in NSW health facilities is the aim of a new cadetship program.
Applications are now open for Aboriginal students studying an undergraduate nursing or midwifery degree at university.
“Nurses and midwives are critical to the success of our health-care sector and as a government we are only too happy to provide career opportunities for Aboriginal people to undertake nursing and mid-wifery education,” NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell said.
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