Expanding NP training programme now on hold

Hopes that next year more nurse practitioner trainees could access the extra-funding and support offered through the NP Training Programme have been sunk.

Te reo-fluent new grad is joint winner of Young Nurse of the Year

A dedicated new graduate nurse who went back to nursing school a day after giving birth is this year’s joint winner of the Young Nurse of the Year Award.

Child health passion sees Pacific nurse jointly awarded Young Nurse of the Year

Annie Stevenson was nominated not once but twice for Young Nurse of the Year for her work making a difference to children she cares for at Kidz First Children’s Hospital.

Health Minister David Clark says he wants nurses to be more involved in policy...

Health Minister David Clark addressing the NZNO conference today said that 2018 would be a year remembered for a long time. He also made a call for nurse leaders to send him their CVs. By Melissa Nightingale.

Does intentional rounding work on the ward floor? A student perspective

Realistic or unattainable? A group of student nurses* reflect on their experiences of intentional or ‘hourly’ rounding on the ward floor and examine the evidence on whether it improves bedside care.

Tributes to retiring outstanding Nursing Council leader

Retiring Nursing Council chief executive Carolyn Reed is an “outstanding” and “visionary” leader who has strengthened New Zealand nursing, say nursing leaders.

Extra pay for RN prescribers sought in primary health MECA

Two years since registered nurse prescribing regulations came into force there are now more than 200 and extra pay recognition is being sought for the extended role.

Enrolled nurse training goes South Island-wide

The roll-out of a blended learning model will see enrolled nurse training available South Island wide next year.

Tips on being a nursing student and a parent

A third of Kiwi nursing students are juggling raising or supporting families with their nursing studies. Baz MacDonald talks to two of them about the obstacles and challenges they face.

Kiwi future nurse leaders off to Geneva

A Kiwi nursing lecturer and a community child health nurse consultant are amongst 26 nurses worldwide selected to attend a global nursing leadership programme in Geneva next month.
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