Quick changes in a very short time in the job has won Timaru charge nurse manager Olivia Pearson a leadership award.
Former NZNO president Nano Tunnicliff has successfully appealed for a reduction in the penalty imposed after she was found guilty in 2013 of professional misconduct.
For the first time in recent history more nurses and midwives left the United Kingdom workforce than joined, new figures from the UK's Nursing and Midwifery Council reveal.
Six months since graduating nearly 230 new nurses are still job hunting and have signed up for a second chance to win a place in a new graduate programme.
A controversial proposal to shift Marlborough's district nurses out of the hospital and into the town centre has been endorsed by an independent review. The review also found that district nurses across the Top of the South were showing signs of "being overworked and understaffed" with stress levels high and morale low.