The aim of the research is to discover and describe in detail the program experience of NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nurses and midwives within Murrumbidgee Local Health District’s geographical footprint. In gathering and analysing the experiences of mentoring program participants, the research aims to understand the impact of the program, and the barriers and enablers towards achieving its expected outcomes and the strategic goals of the MLHD. A deeper understanding of program experiences will assist MHLD staff and nursing and midwifery academic staff meet the needs of the mentors and mentees. For the context of this research, the following questions have been identified:
The research also aims to gain insight into a model of support that can be translated to other health services in NSW and also across Australia.