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Passionate nurse practitioner advocate and scholar honoured

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.

Aged-care residents open-up about living well

What gives older people meaning and happiness in aged-care? A young nursing student has been exploring this question.

Rapid growth in NP numbers continue

After a slow start the number of nurse practitioners is now growing at the rate of 25-30 per cent a year, the biennial Nurse Practitioners New Zealand Conference was told.

Minister calls for DHBs to support NP pathways

Health Minister Dr David Clark made no budget commitments after hearing nurse practitioners calls for more training support but said he would be asking DHBs to take a more ‘strategic approach’ to NP employment.

Nurse Practitioner workforce growth “not fast enough” for Minister’s liking

Health Minister Dr David Clark sees Nurse Practitioners as playing an important role in helping Government meet its health targets.

Nurses are the Kiwi Heroes of new campaign

Mobile phone provider 2degrees is recognising the efforts of 48,000 nurses in New Zealand who dedicate their time to helping others in their community, with the launch of an exclusive new mobile plan.

Health Central partners with College of Nurses

Health Central is delighted to announce a special new partnership with College of Nurses Aotearoa New Zealand.

ChalkTalks: Nurses must be at centre of decisions about end of life choice, says...

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.

Whānau is everything for four Māori Masters graduates

Four Māori nurses graduating with Masters degrees all agree that time is the biggest challenge, and a supportive network means everything.

Nurses’ pay equity claim a step closer to resolution

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. 

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