By Taima Campbell, co-chair (Maori Caucus) of College of Nurses Aotearoa and former Auckland DHB director of nursing
The fall out between Careerforce and Health Ed Trust signals a new chapter for aged care training. JUDE BARBACK investigates what went wrong and why, and what it means for the sector.
‘Bed block’ in the general medicine department was identified as a one of the reasons why patients in the emergency department had a long wait to be admitted to a general medicine ward. The average waiting time for admission was over 10 hours, and once admitted, patients’ length of stay could often be longer than necessary.
People often start to appreciate their feet once something goes wrong. Nursing Review talks to AUT podiatry professor Keith Rome about foot health and how good footwear maintains it.