The NSW Nursing and Midwifery Office (NaMO)
The Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (CNMO) is the professional link between the NSW Minister for Health, the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and the public, private and education sectors of the nursing and midwifery professions in NSW.
The CNMO is supported by staff in NaMO, which includes nurses and midwives seconded from the NSW health system.
NaMO provides advice on professional nursing and midwifery issues and on policy issues, monitors policy implementation, manages state-wide nursing and midwifery initiatives, represent the NSW Ministry of Health on various committees and allocates funding for nursing and midwifery innovation and strategies.
NaMO meets regularly with key nursing and midwifery organisations and groups.