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.

Valuing nurses on International Nurses Day

The theme for this International Nurses Day – held on Sunday 12th May – is ‘A voice to lead – health for all’.

Nursing scholarship enables student to follow her career passions

Third-year Bachelor of Nursing student Ruth Trow has been awarded the inaugural Summerset Graduate Nurse Scholarship.

Nurses network in Auckland today

Auckland nurses are hoping to gain fresh ideas on nursing leadership at the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Auckland regional convention held today.

Giving back: volunteering as a diabetes specialist nurse

Suzanne Rockett volunteered within the Tolai community in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea, from January to December 2018 as a diabetes clinical nurse specialist . This is her story.

Preventing musculoskeletal injuries in nurses

Adequate staffing is considered the most effective way to prevent injuries to nurses, according to research that looks at how to reduce the high rate of musculoskeletal injuries in nurses.

Nurses’ wages and staffing levels on agenda for NZNO meeting

Nurses will convene in Wellington today for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Greater Wellington Regional Convention to discuss a number of key issues affecting the sector, including pay equity and staffing levels.

Opinion: Jenny Carryer – The endless challenge

Professor Jenny Carryer says the rhetoric we have heard for the past 20 years about the need to find new ways of doing things and to utilise the workforce differently is right on point.

Bullying within the nursing sector

Nurses experience some of the highest rates of bullying within the healthcare sector. Now Massey University researchers have identified key skills and attributes that help managers deal with workplace bullying. REBEKAH FRASER spoke to Dr Kate Blackwood, who was involved in the study.

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.


More than just a ‘pill for every ill’

Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to move beyond the current ‘pill for every ill’ model of general practice to a more patient-centred integrative approach.


Sponsored: Why the mitochondria are becoming the next big health topic

Health consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of cellular dysfunction when it comes to healthy aging and managing health issues