Morale amongst mental health nurses is at the lowest ebb since he began working in the sector more than 25 years ago, says mental health nurses organiser Ashok Shankar.
Telling migrant caregivers with nursing degrees they are ineligible for the top of the new caregiver pay scale without more study is 'an insult', says the president of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand.
Care workers with overseas nursing degrees were assessed as meeting the "health and wellbeing qualification requirement at Level 4", says the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.
Nursing union NZNO is calling for no 'bullying tactics' by Waikato District Health Board as the board's 'vaccinate or mask' policy comes into effect with the declaring of the flu season.
Nurse practitioner training shouldn't still need to rely on goodwill and keep facing funding uncertainty, say NP training providers.
Research indicating nearly half of nurses have considered quitting their job because of moral distress hit a chord recently. FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Martin Wood about moral distress and why we can’t keep ignoring its toll.
Anxiety and depression are expected to be the leading causes of missed work days worldwide in the next five years. International research indicates that nurses already have higher levels of depression and anxiety than the general population. Nursing Review explores the issue.
Bullying is prevalent in New Zealand workplaces and the ‘caring profession’ is far from an exception. Nursing Review reports on some challenging research on nurse bullying, some nurse leader thoughts on bullying and a nurse manager’s project to encourage nurses to be kinder to each other.