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Bullying and the ‘caring profession’

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.

Sarah Helm appointed as new Drug Foundation Executive Director

The Drug Foundation has announced the appointment of Sarah Helm (Kāi Tahu, pākeha) as its new Executive Director. “Sarah is a supremely talented leader, who joins us at a very exciting time. Sarah brings the...

ACC doctors back to work

The first rolling stoppage by ACC senior doctors is over with no signs that the four hour strike action will see a return to talks to solve the impasse.

Kaitaia Hospital lab man calls it a day after 19 years

Kaitaia Hospital laboratory's former manager Alan Simkins has retired 19 years to the day after he began working in the lab.

Inspirational ‘who’s who’ list of Māori health leaders

Māori have identified a ‘who’s who’ of successful Māori health leaders – including Sir Mason Durie, Mike King, Willie Jackson and Dr Hinemoa Elder – to help motivate the next generation of leaders.

Aged care survey finds pay and stress key issues for nurses

Nearly 70 per cent of aged care nurses are dissatisfied with their pay according to the New Zealand Aged Care Workforce Survey. And stress was the most common cause of work-related illnesses reported by both nurses and their managers.

Call for no ‘bullying’ tactics with ‘vaccinate or mask’ policy

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.

New survey seeks much needed data on Māori health workforce

For the first time in a decade, a nationwide survey of Māori working in the health sector is underway. By Rebekah Fraser.

2019 applications open for Hauora Māori Scholarships

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

Study investigates New Zealanders’ attitudes towards working from home

A University of Otago study of 2,595 New Zealanders working from home during lockdown suggests that most people were equally or more productive (73%), and that many want to continue to work from home...

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Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

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