Opinion: A nurse’s mum and dad – keep our nurses’ safe ‘no matter what’

Their mental health nurse daughter goes to work ‘no matter what’ to be spat on, punched and verbally abused, say the parents of one of the ‘Nurse Florences’ behind the social media forum New Zealand, Hear Our Voice.

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.

All DHBs plans for boosting nursing numbers now approved

All 20 DHBs plans for spending their share of a $38m staffing relief have now been approved. And an option for boosting employment of all new graduate nurses is being progressed, reports the Ministry.

Following in Florence’s footsteps: Experts with passion and commitment

The five registered nurses employed by Whakawhiti Ora Pai do not need International Nurses' Day to be reminded that they are appreciated.

Masters research to benefit mental health and addictions clients

Seven MHAIDS staff with nursing and social work backgrounds have achieved Master’s qualifications in their fields, contributing to new approaches and perspectives that can be used when treating and supporting clients. The range of research...

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...

New Government’s health policy details revealed

Confused about whose health policy is whose and what is new? Nursing Review gives you a quick guide to what has been agreed to by the incoming Government.

Nurses’ voting options: accept revised pay offer or look to strike?

Whether a new pay offer by district health boards announced today meets nurses expectations or leads to industrial action will be voted on from next week.

Opinion: Nurse Florence’s IND message – Time for change

This is the speech from ‘Nurse Florence’ read to the thousands of nurses and supporters who marched and rallied in 15 centres across New Zealand, some in torrential rain, to call for safer working conditions for nurses.

Kiwi future nurse leaders off to Geneva

A Kiwi nursing lecturer and a community child health nurse consultant are amongst 26 nurses worldwide selected to attend a global nursing leadership programme in Geneva next month.


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...

Opinion: Hope is the key


How intergenerational shifts are impacting healthcare organisations

Sponsored article As younger and more digitally adept physicians and healthcare professionals continue to enter the workforce, older norms are being challenged and digital-driven processes...