A day in the life of an InterRAI Educator

INsite asks MELISSA HALL what attracted her to becoming an interRAI educator and what a typical day involves.

Candid Caregiver: how pay equity is shaping up for workers

INsite has a frank discussion with a community support worker about what the pay equity settlement agreement means to her and how its implementation has played out from her perspective

Opinion: The new aged – Looking at ageing from a design perspective

Ahead of the upcoming RVA conference in Sydney, DAN McNELIS and his team at architect firm, Klein, took some time to consider some of the main factors affecting the aged residential sector, from a design-focused point of view.

Profile: Island nurses, rural doyennes

FIONA CASSIE profiles rural nurses, from novices to veterans, from Great Barrier Island to Central Otago, to help answer the question: what actually is a rural nurse?

“Just so crazy”: nursing student meets Queen

"Follow your passions" is the advice shared by the Otago Polytechnic student whose work founding an anti-bullying group saw her receiving a special award from the Queen.

Profile: rapid hat-changing on the Coromandel

When the Colville ambulance rolls out of its hayshed home and screams down the road, locals know to rebook their appointments as the nurse has changed hats.

‘Curiouser and curiouser’: is it time for a fresh look at the NP role?

OPINION: The perpetually curious ANDY McLACHLAN (an Auckland cardiology NP) wonders about sharks in swimming pools and whether it may be time for a fresh look at the nurse practitioner role.

A day in the life of a Mercy Ship nurse

Sue Clynes' clientele is the poorest of the poor living with heartbreaking conditions of the face and jaw. Find out more about her life living and working on board the Africa Mercy hospital ship as the volunteer nurse leader of the maxillofacial team.

A day in the life of a nurse in Antarctica

Penguin & whale spotting at lunchtime...Caryn Braun spent the Antarctic summer as a flight nurse at McMurdo Station for the United States Antarctic Programme. Find out about the day in the life of a nurse in Antarctica.

Coming out of your comfort zone

KIM CARTER on why nurses may need to step out of their comfort zone to ensure good care for all clients across the spectrum of sexuality and gender identity.
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