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Nursing and Midwifery 


Hello and welcome to Far West Local Health District. My name is Dale Sutton, as the Director of Nursing & Midwifery for the past 3 years I am proud of our nurses and midwives and the healthcare they deliver to our communities. I am pleased to invite you to explore the exciting career options and professional development opportunities that await you by living and working in Far West NSW.

We are currently looking for Nurses and Midwives to join our dynamic team to make a positive impact on the health outcomes of our rural and remote communities in Far West NSW.  If you are looking for a challenge and the opportunity to achieve career goals we offer a great lifestyle, ongoing professional development, and the opportunity to utilise your knowledge, skills, and experience in diverse rural and remote communities.

This site is designed to provide you with the information about Nursing & Midwifery programs and recruitment opportunities in Far West Local Health District. I hope the information provided in this website motivates you to consider joining our Nursing & Midwifery team.


For employment opportunities with the Nursing and Midwifery workforce in the LHD CLICK HERE.

Nominate a Far West LHD Nurse or Midwife for Excellence Awards

The dedication, passion, commitment and hard work of the nurses and midwives across the Far West Local Health District will again be celebrated through the 2018 Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.


The awards recognise nurses and midwives for their excellence in practice and for the significant contribution that they make to the profession, their teams and the community through their practice, leadership and research endeavours to improve health outcomes for our communities across the District.


Members of the public may nominate staff members for an award - Nomination forms can be downloaded for each award category BELOW or from your local Far West LHD health facility.


Nominations open on 26 March 2018 and close on the 20 April 2018 at 5pm.

For more information please contact:

Timothy O’Neill - Nurse Manager Leadership & Workforce Development Far West LHD on 08 80801329 or email: Timothy.ONeill@health.nsw.gov.au 


Kate Williams - Executive Assistant Broken Hill Health Service on 08 80801553 or email Kate.Williams3@health.nsw.gov.au