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New nursing director for NZ’s biggest PHO

The country’s largest primary health organisation has appointed a new nursing director to help develop nursing services in its practices spread across greater Auckland.

Not one bug but two: lessons learnt from recent gastro outbreaks

A patient vomits. The next day, 11 patients are vomiting. FIONA CASSIE talks to infection prevention and control nurse specialists at three hospitals about lessons learned from recent norovirus and other gastroenteritis bug outbreaks.

Healthy culture: nurturing a culturally diverse nursing team

Nursing is a global profession, with New Zealand’s nurses trained in 89 countries. How well are we doing at nurturing culturally diverse nursing teams?

A revolution needed in primary health, nurse leader tells NPs

Professor Jenny Carryer told last week’s Nurse Practitioners New Zealand conference that revolution not evolution was needed to fix the broken primary health system.

Tips on being a nursing student and a parent

A third of Kiwi nursing students are juggling raising or supporting families with their nursing studies. Baz MacDonald talks to two of them about the obstacles and challenges they face.

Spotlight shines on nursing ethics experts

University of Otago's Jing–Bao Nie joined internationally renowned experts in the field of nursing ethics to speak at the 20th International Nursing Ethics Conference and the 5th International Care Ethics Conference. Nie spoke on the topic of...

The non-nursing nurse’s OE

Young Kiwi Christine Stanley has opted to put nursing aside for a year and be a carer in the UK.

Long stay ICU patients emerge emotionally fragile, finds nurse researcher

A nurse researcher who followed six patients spending a fortnight to 66 days in intensive care found they emerged not only physically debilitated but also psychologically fragile.

ACEing your ACE application

Don't leave your application to the last minute says ACE recruitment consultant QUENTIN CAMPBELL. Nursing Review talks to him about why a good application takes time. And shares some of his tips.

Pay offer for DHB nurses given last-minute boost by new Minister

A last-minute funding boost by the new Minister of Health has seen NZNO negotiators give a thumbs-up to a revised pay offer from the 20 District Health Boards.

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

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