Quals shake-up could help ease aged care nurse shortage

The Qualifications Pathway Review could potentially help ease the shortage of nursing in aged residential care, if changes to the Level 4 programme are made, allowing caregivers a pathway into nursing.

2019 applications open for Hauora Māori Scholarships

Māori students across all health disciplines are encouraged to apply for this year’s Hauora Māori Scholarships.

Dental therapists: we can help improve access to dental care

The professional association for dental and oral health therapists would like to see their skills better utilised.

Looking after yourself – essential to providing quality care

One of the biggest takeaways from the Apprenticeship in Community Facilitation for Gillian Theunissen was the importance of looking after herself and her team to ensure quality care delivery.

3D printing now new medical disruptor – report

3D printing is disrupting the way we provide personalised medicine, says a new research report.

Careerforce appoints new CEO

Jane Wenman has been appointed as Careerforce’s new chief executive.

Young people the answer to aged care workforce shortage?

While potential solutions to the workforce shortage issues across the aged care sector are still being discussed, one Auckland-based rest home has started trialing a potential solution.

Helping boost women surgeon numbers aim of student essay competition

Women surgeons are seeking to help boost more female medical students to consider surgical careers through an essay competition with the first prize a trip to a Bangkok conference.

Workplace literacy and numeracy unlocks employee potential

A literacy and numeracy workplace programme at has increased trust, collaboration and efficiency at Lifewise.

Home support workforce will struggle to keep up with demand

New home and community support services workforce report outlines 22 recommendations to develop a stronger workforce to better meet the growing demands for their services.
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