As the five-year Kaiāwhina Workforce Action Plan reaches the halfway point, Careerforce reflects on the progress made so far.
The Herald's recent investigation into rest home care highlighted many cases involving pressure injuries. INsite invited the New Zealand Wound Care Society to share the best-practice principles for caregivers and clinical managers when it comes to managing pressure injuries.
Using ‘smart sock’ wearable technology to better assess patients movement via video physiotherapist consultations has been successfully trialled in Australia.
Fast efficient teamwork is critical if an open heart surgery patient goes into cardiac arrest and a Waikato simulation training programme is dedicated to training teams to do just that.
Dr Keith Buswell – the self-effacing leader of an innovative Te Kuiti general practice offering both primary and hospital level services – has won this year’s major rural health award.
Unlocking the potential of the allied health workforce and improving patient care delivery will be helped by the accreditation of New Zealand’s first Calderdale Framework practitioners, believes the South Island Alliance.
An online dementia education module has received positive feedback from health care professionals across the country since it was launched last year. Over 300 general practitioners, nurses and other health professionals completed the course...
The launch of a new international volunteer fellowship programme could see New Zealand health professionals providing care for people in countries experiencing conflict and extreme hardship.
JUDE BARBACK talks to the team at Ultimate Care Group’s Bishop Selwyn care facility in Christchurch about how an initial bid to retain staff by implementing an education programme has now become a way of life, with staff pushing the bar higher.
An innovative toolkit providing family-focused tips and resources for parents affected by mental health or addicction is now available online.