Kerrie Laidlaw

Phone: (03) 5122 6216
Room: Gippsland Campus, 2W-130
Position: Lecturer
Discipline: Nursing/Midwifery


2023 - Commenced PhD

2023 - Graduate Certificate Tertiary Education, Federation University

2021 - Honours (Bachelor of Midwifery), Flinders University

2006 - Graduate Certificate of Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, Latrobe University

2004 - Graduate Diploma of Midwifery, Monash University

1998 - Graduate Certificate of Mental Health Nursing, Monash University/SHCN

1996 - Bachelor of Nursing, Monash University

Teaching areas

  • Postgraduate Midwifery
  • Postgraduate Neonatal Nursing
  • Midwifery Clinical Coordinator

Professional associations

  • Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ)
  • Australian College of Neonatal Nurses (ACNN)
  • Australian College of Midwives (ACM)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Research interests

  • Regional and rural maternity care
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Bioethics
  • Perinatal and infant mental health


Laidlaw, K.L., Prichard, I., & Sweet. L.(2023). The experience of women from rural Australia with a preterm infant in a neonatal intensive care unit. Rural and Remote Health 23(1),