Queensland's
Professional Association
for
Child and Family
Health Nurses

QUEENSLAND'S PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD AND FAMILY HEALTH NURSES

QCAFHNA Inc. represents Queensland Child and Family Health Nurses and is a member of the Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia (MCaFHNA), Inc.

Our AIM is-:

To maximise the capacity of families to support the growth and development of children under five years of age so each child may reach his or her own potential.

Our Objectives are to-:

  • Promote advancement of child and family health nursing as a nursing speciality.
  • Promote excellence in the field of child and family health nursing.
  • Act in an advisory capacity to government and non government organisations on child health issues.
  • Promote facilitation, networking and dissemination of current information and literature that supports professional development of child and family health nurses.
  • Develop and enhance community awareness of the role of child and family health nurses.
  • Identify, encourage and support research and education to improve the quality of child health nursing.
  • Affiliate with Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia 

Why Join?

  • Membership of a professional Child and Family Health Nursing Association, with representation on the national board of  Maternal Child and Family Health Nurses Australia (MCaFHNA).
  •  Voting rights.
  • Special member discount at the Biennial MCaFHNA Child & Family Health Conferences.
  • Subscription to the twice yearly peer reviewed Australian Journal of Child and Family Health Nurses. The journal promotes best practice through the reporting of up-to-date research and useful practice information.