Nursing Review talks to pain management NP Sue King about not only the pain associated with the more common long-term conditions but also about chronic pain as a long-term condition in its own right – and how nurses can best help their patients manage it.
Dr Keith Buswell – the self-effacing leader of an innovative Te Kuiti general practice offering both primary and hospital level services – has won this year’s major rural health award.
Hawke’s Bay nurses were recently tested when Havelock North was hit by what’s believed to be the country’s worst ever waterborne disease outbreak – more than 5,000 people brought down with gastric illness. FIONA CASSIE shares the stories of some of the nurses involved and some of the lessons they learned.
Hundreds of documents briefing new Government ministers on key policies have been released. Herald journalists have been analysing the Briefings to Incoming Ministers (Bims). Here Amy Wiggins of the New Zealand Herald looks at Social Development and Disability Issues.
The modern workplace is brimming with wellbeing initiatives, but unless these are underpinned by a culture that truly values and looks after its employees, these initiatives won’t benefit businesses in the way they hoped. By Jude Barback.
New Zealand is fortunate to have such rich cultural diversity and wealth of knowledge within our care and support workforce. In our new role assessing care and support qualifications for pay equity equivalence, we’ve received...
A senior citizen in Northland who can not access flu vaccine say it's a bit of a joke for the government to advise people to get immunised when there aren't any vaccines available. Christopher Graham...