Nursing and Midwifery Office (NAMO)

The Nursing and Midwifery office (NAMO) team support the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) and the Director of Nursing (Primary and Community) roles by enabling the alignment of the CNO's professional, operational and strategic leadership accountabilities with the nursing and midwifery programmes to reflect national, regional and local priorities.

Professional development is an important workforce focus across primary, secondary and tertiary services as is developing, managing and improving processes and systems to optimise workforce contribution and resilience to ensure quality patient outcomes.

CCDHB is a tertiary teaching hospital providing undergraduate, postgraduate and on-going learning for staff across the district, sub region and region. The Nursing and Midwifery Priorities directs the NAMO work streams and is aligned with the organisation’s strategic direction. Nurse and Midwife teams commit to provide person/family centred care using current evidence to assist people to achieve their optimum health. Prioritised work streams to lead our workforce to deliver quality patient care and experience include; safe and quality care delivery, workforce leadership: knowing, engaging and growing our workforce.

As with clinical teams the NAMO team demonstrate values consistent with those of CCDHB and are committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

The NAMO works closely with Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) to promote a culture of education, best practice and research which will enhance staff’s skills and capability to provide high quality and safe services, and position the DHB to take a lead role in training, education and research within the region.

Please contact for a copy of the 'CCDHB Charge Nurse Managers, Charge Midwives Managers & Team Leaders' Organisation Chart

Last updated 5 June 2020.