Biography – Jane Springall

Jane Springall is a Research Nurse / Project Manager in the Tasmanian Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife. Jane is on secondment from Children and Youth Services, where she works in Workforce Development.

Jane completed her Bachelor of Nursing Studies from the University of Tasmania (UTas) in 1992 and commenced working at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH). Jane comes from a long line of nurses, with both her mother and aunt working at the RHH in the 1960s.

Jane studied midwifery at the University of Newcastle in 1998 and worked as a midwife at Gosford Hospital, on the NSW central coast.

Returning to Tasmania, Jane worked at the RHH in antenatal education. She completed her Advanced Diploma of Advanced Nursing, in Child and Family Health Nursing in 2001. Jane worked in various roles in the Child Heath and Parenting Service (CHaPS) including the cu@home program and as the Clinical Nurse Educator. She completed her Bachelor of Teaching in 2007 and has worked casually at UTas since this time.

Jane has two children and three step children, she makes home made fruit wine with fruit that is surplus. She facilitates Mental Health First Aid with the Department of Health.

Jane has a passion for working with young people and encouraging them to be the best version of themselves.