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.

Breastfeeding: Challenge your thinking!

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

  • Free cybersafety seminar for parents of teenagers posted 2 weeks ago
    Free cybersafety seminar for parents of teenagers
  • Call for abstacts extended posted last month
    The call for abstract for the Rottnest conference has been extended to the 26th of March
  • Immunisation Update - Course Details and Registration posted last month
    This course is designed for nurse immunisers who are required to undertake an annual review of best practice policy to maintain their authority to immunise. It’s also suitable for nurses who administer immunisations under medical supervision.
  • Staurt Shanker's visit to Perth  posted last month
    Prominent Canadian psychologist Professor Stuart Shanker visited Perth in February with his colleague Mr Mike McKay, at the invitation of WACOSS.
  • New app for breastfeeding mothers posted last month
    Feed safe, a new app designed to assist mothers who may want to drink alcohol while breastfeeding, was launched this week at the Australian Breast Feeding Association's conference.

Featured Posts

  • Update posted 12 months ago
    Attended the 12th national rural health conference recently in Adelaide with Karine Miller all good fun!
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