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Bullying survey finds nurses not alone in ‘eating their own’

A survey finding bullying of senior doctors in public hospitals is rife is not surprising, says NZNO chief executive Memo Musa, with bullying also impacting majorly on nurses. He was responding to the Association of...

NZNO concerned report shows increase in ‘nurse sensitive’ adverse events

The increase in 'nurse sensitive' indicators like pressure injuries and hospital acquired infections in today's latest adverse events report were 'concerning', says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.

Mid-year new grad RN job-hunters have good success rate, finds latest survey

About 77 per cent of July nurse graduates had nursing jobs by the end of September, according to the latest graduate survey findings. The graduate destination survey of the 502 graduates who passed state finals...

Survey finds quarter of EN new grads employed in mental health

The latest graduate destination survey for enrolled nurse graduates shows an improved job success rate, with the short-staffed mental health sector being the most common destination.

Inspirational ‘who’s who’ list of Māori health leaders

Māori have identified a ‘who’s who’ of Māori health leaders – including ‘shining stars’ Sir Mason Durie and mental health nurse leader Moe Milne – to help motivate the next generation of leaders.

Nurses express disappointment and anger in social media at DHBs’ pay offer

Nurses have taken to social media to express frustration at the 20 District Health Boards’ ‘six per cent over three years’ pay offer which goes to the vote starting Wednesday.

Childhood obesity back on the rise – according to latest NZ Health Survey stats

The percentage of obese pre-schoolers has jumped three per cent in a year – reversing a downward trend, according to statistics released from the annual New Zealand Health Survey.

Pharmac announces supplier of controversial blood sugar meter now sole provider

From August next year people with diabetes will only have access to the CareSens range of glucose meters, despite some users still expressing a lack of trust in the meters’ accuracy.

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.

New finger on the health news pulse

A new health super site has gone live. HealthCentral.nz provides an independent and impartial go-to news source for all health professionals and those with a passion for all things health. HealthCentral.nz shares the news and views...
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