Emergency Department (ED) workers are exposed to such frequent and high levels of violence, that being on the receiving end of death threats, offensive sexual abuse and hitting, go unreported and are simply accepted as part of the job, a new study has found. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
A Kiwi GP locum shares a day on the run including a sad loss, concussion confusion and license renewal stress. She is one of the many GPs who contributed their tale for a recent Royal New Zealand College of GPs’ project celebrating general practice.
Midwives across the country say they are "devastated" with yesterday's Budget announcement and are calling it quits.
Nursing leaders are wary of how to celebrate International Nurses Day this year after nurses’ pent-up frustration at safe staffing and pay issues simmer to the surface and nurses ready themselves for nationwide marches this Saturday, reports Nursing Review.
The growing ageing population and increases in chronic lifestyle disease are fuelling demand for workers in the health and disability sectors.
Less than one in five overseas doctors who passed the New Zealand registration exam in the past year have found an intern’s job – the last hurdle to being able to practice in New Zealand.