A mental health nurse's lifetime work in supporting Māori mental health has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The Northern Advocate's Peter de Graaf's reports that Caroline "Moe" Milne's interest in mental health was sparked by a 14-year-old classmate at high school.
Agreeable extroverts are more likely to be highly satisfied with their health care, according to a study published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal. But the study also found that non- Pākehā New Zealanders lower satisfaction rates with healthcare was due to other factors than psychological or demographic characteristics.
Pay equity, a national nursing model of care, training for all charge nurse managers, boosting the Māori nursing numbers, and safe staffing are all part of a new NZNO action plan for nursing.
A multi-disciplinary team of senior scholars, practitioners and community members will undertake a six-week indigenous health and entrepreneurship scholarship programme this summer. Associate Professor Mera Penehira leads Whakatāne’s Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi international indigenous...
A virtual patient developer, fertility researcher and a kaupapa Māori health research group are amongst the seven health winners honoured at the 2018 Research Honours Aotearoa awards.
Reducing smoking and bed-sharing will be the targets of a new national programme launched this week to reduce Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI).
Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.