GV Health is the referral hospital for other Midwifery Units within the eastern Hume Region. The Midwifery Unit services approximately 1200 births per annum, has 5 Birthing Suites, 12 Ward beds, Antenatal Clinic, Level 2 Special Care Nursery, Domiciliary Service and Lactation Day Stay facilities.
Midwifery Post Graduate Diploma Student Program
This course is of 52 weeks duration, originating under the auspices of Latrobe University- Bundoora and is run from Latrobe University Bendigo campus. This program allows students to be employed part time whilst studying. Employment is on the basis of a twelve-month contract, which is subject to performance assessment throughout the year. National Registration with AHPRA as a registered nurse is required in order to participate in the program.
Graduate Midwifery Program
This program was developed in response to the need for ongoing clinical support and further education for rural midwives. Positions exist for enthusiastic midwives. A 6 – 12 month program is offered twice a year or as negotiated.
This program offers the midwife an opportunity to consolidate skills in a supportive environment
Also see the General Nursing Graduate Program for information on double degree (Bachelor Nursing and Bachelor Midwifery) combined Graduate Program.
For further information please contact the Midwifery Clinical Area Educator on (03) 5823 8600.
Centre for Nursing & Midwifery Practice, Education and Research
Elsie Jones education Centre
Phone no: (03) 5832 38600
Fax: (03) 5832 2444
Opening hours Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm except public holidays