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The country’s first registered nurse first surgical assistant graduates not only have a hands-on role at the operating table but also before and after their patient is wheeled into theatre. Nursing Review finds out more.

What is cultural safety and why does it matter?

FRAN RICHARDSON shares her research into cultural safety including how nurses use cultural safety in their everyday practice.

NZ nursing history: 100 years of NZNO

In 1909 New Zealand nurses formed the first national voice for nursing. For much of its first 100 years this voice recoiled at becoming a union but eventually evolved into the dual professional and industrial roles of today’s New Zealand Nurses Organisation. Fiona Cassie in 2009 looked back at NZNO's history.

The wounds that time won’t heal

FIONA CASSIE talks to New Zealand Wound Care Society president Wayne Naylor about his wound care career, fungating wounds, and a palliative approach to wound care.
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