Learning resources in the school include a 2.5 million clinical simulated hospital ward that replicates Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, and features rooms that mimic acute medical and surgical areas, a critical care area, a paediatric area and a general simulation room.

Research is collaborative, high impact and informs educational practice to directly benefit the health of individuals, families and communities.

group of students working in the simulated environment

Our philosophy

Leading education and research in health to achieve excellence in professional practice. We are committed to providing innovative learning environments to support educational needs, expectations and aspirations of our students, colleagues and partners. Our research is collaborative, high impact, informs educational practice to directly benefit the health of individuals, families and communities.


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POW nurses: a remarkable story of resilience

A chance conversation with a Professor from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine inspired humanities graduate and history lover, Sarah Fulford, to research the experiences of the ‘Vyner Brooke nurses’, a group of World War II prisoners of war (POWs), whose remarkable camaraderie and stoicism in the face of horrific experiences defines them.

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Dr Dawson Cooke

The business of being dad

21st century fatherhood can be a challenging, rewarding and complicated business. Changing expectations of how fathers participate in family life mean that many dads are more intimately involved with their children than previous generations, and new research is demonstrating just how important the father-child connection is to family functioning and wellbeing.

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