Dr Michal Boyd – a tireless advocate for nurse practitioners, the elderly and a leading aged care researcher – was honoured with a special award at the recent Nurse Practitioners New Zealand conference.
Health Minister Dr David Clark sees Nurse Practitioners as playing an important role in helping Government meet its health targets.
New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation’s Kerri Nuku was a panel member of Health Central’s ChalkTalks panel discussion on the End of Life Choice Bill and said nurses must be included in any legislation and conversation that involves end of life care.
Four Māori nurses graduating with Masters degrees all agree that time is the biggest challenge, and a supportive network means everything.
Resolving the hospital nurses’ pay equity claim by the end of the year is a step closer with gender neutral job evaluation interviews to begin soon.