Welcome to CHNWA!

The professional body for Community Health Nurses in Western Australia. CHNWA's objectives are to uphold, protect and advance the interests of Community Health Nurses, and to promote high standards of community health nursing knowledge and practice.


Florence Nightingale Teddy Appeal 

Florence Nightingale Teddies Appeal

Fund raising through this appeal supports the education of the orphaned daughters of nurses in developing countries - please support this worthwhile cause.

Recent Posts

  • The Borderforce Act joint statement- ACN response posted last week
    The border force act has serious implications for health professionals working in immigration detention centres.
  • Community and Primary Health Care Nursing Week posted last week
    The Australian College of Nursing is launching a Community and Primary Health Care Week, which will run from 21-27 September.
  • Consultation- National CHN Standards of practice extended posted 3 weeks ago
    The first round of consultations for the national Standards of Practice for Child Health Nurses had been extended to the 13/07/15. Have you say at https://mdcms.flinders.edu.au/survey2/index.php/44871/lang-en
  • CHNWA June 15 update posted last month
    The June update include news and information about training and resources.
  • Consultation on National Standards for Practice now open posted last month
    The first round of stakeholder consultation for National standards of practice for Child Health Nurses is open. The standards have been developed by a sub-committee of MCaFHNA, our national body . The work was funded by members of the state associations, including CHNWA. Please take the time to complete the consultation survey.
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