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Nurses and midwives invited to return to practice in supportive new initiative

Nurses and midwives who have left the workforce are being invited to return through a supportive Return to Practice Programme at MidCentral District Health Board. A drop-in session to discuss the new Return to Practice...

Focus on Pacific as Whitireia creates new senior role for nursing programme

Whitireia Community Polytechnic has appointed a new programme manager to lead its Bachelor of Nursing - Pacific - programme in response to an urgent need within New Zealand’s health sector to have a ‘by...

Covid-19: Major nationwide nurses’ strike set for next month

Thousands of nurses working at medical centres across New Zealand are expected to walk off the job for one day next month as part of a desperate plea for better pay. The New Zealand Nurses...

Mauritian twin doctors embark on new life in New Zealand

By the time identical twins Viraj and Varun Boodhun started their Bachelor of Nursing degree at EIT, they had gained a medical degree overseas and were well on their way to becoming medical specialists....

NorthTec nursing graduates share success with whānau

There was a celebration of success at NorthTec’s Te Puna o Te Mātauranga marae last week (Wednesday 22 July) as nursing students celebrated the end of their study journey. It was a big week for...

Women’s unit opens at Palmerston North Hospital

Women will now have their own dedicated space in Palmerston North Hospital for surgical recovery and assessments with the opening of the new Women’s Assessment and Surgical Unit (WASU). Opened with a blessing on Tuesday...

EIT student Miriama discovers nursing destiny 

Since she was young, Fijian-born EIT nursing student Miriama Tawake had an interest in health and nursing. It’s fair to say, that this interest had been sparked by Miriama’s mother who works as a...

International Year of the Nurse

2020 has been endorsed by the World Health Organisation as the International Year of the Nurse. EIT is joining the celebrations by putting a local face on an international campaign. Throughout the year EIT will...

Finding the funny side in nursing care

Have you ever been cared for by a nurse who made you laugh? Research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington shows the nurse may have been utilising a crucial component of their professional...

University and DHB partner to deliver new nursing degree

The University of Waikato and Waikato District Health Board announced today that they are working together to develop a Bachelor of Nursing programme. The announcement comes shortly after the University announced in August that it...

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Opinion: Dr Tracy 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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