SA / NT

Chapter News 

       
             

SA/NT Chapter Committee 

   
             
Chapter President      Terry Wells         
             
Chapter Vice President   Helen McQueen   Mount Gambier Hospital  
             
Chapter Secretary   Natalie Thackray   Country Health SA
 
             
Chapter Treasurer   Justin Prendergast   Repatriation General Hospital  
             
Committee Members
  Deidre Widdall     NT
    Kay Stevens     NT
    Denys Spencer     NT
    Mandy O’Keefe     SA
    Beverley Liebelt     SA
    Karen Simunov     SA

AGM

 
The SA | NT Chapter AGM was held on Friday 12th August 2016.

To download the minutes, click here
 

Scholarships 

 
The chapter is able to offer 2 x $250 sponsorships per year. In line with National guidelines, applications must be received by 30th June each year.

Applications for sponsorships are available from Chapter Secretary. 
 

Meetings

 
Date: 4th Tuesday of month
Time: 4.30pm SA time (daylight saving adjusted time in NT)
Venue: Ward 4A Rehabiilitation Ward Royal Darwin Hospital

Teleconference option also available (please email us for more information)
 
 

Contact 

 
For information regarding the SA/NT Chapter of ARNA please contact:

Denys Spencer, SA/NT Chapter President

Email
 

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2016 Study Days

 
NT Chapter Annual Study Day | Ältered Bladder Function - Who, What, Why and How
Monday 30th May - Royal Darwin Hospital Campus in the Flinders University Sim Lab 

Presenters – Deidre Widdall, Kay Stevens, Urmila Gurung, Marilou Dellow, Ruby Hilario
Panel – Gail McBean, Kirsty Walters, Mary Ingrames, Ruby Hilario

Feedback was very positive 
Most useful things learned - neurogenic bladder, urodynamics and nursing assessment of altered bladder function

Take back to your work place - nursing assessment and decision making in altered bladder function and use of the bladder scanner 

31 attendees – 9 members, 16 non-member attendees from a broad cross section of our health community Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Midwives, Occupational and Physio Therapists 

Most attendees were Rehabilitation Nurses but also from Geriatrics and  Acute Care, the  Community and remote sectors and both public and private hospitals

Sponsors, Hartmann and BrightSky bought lunch, Territory Surgical Supplies bought morning tea and Nursing and Midwifery Foundation paid for all gifts got the panel and prizes for members who brought a non-member
 
Thankyou for making this a great day 

Denys Spencer 
NT/SA Chapter of ARNA President 
 


Diary Dates 

 
We would like to thank everyone who attended the Dinner Meeting at Nirvana Restaurant in Darwin on Monday 9 November. The evening was a tremendous success especially our guest speaker the Hon John Elferink - Minister for Health who discussed the Palmerston Regional Hospital.

Special thanks to Kay Stevens for organising the event.