Nursing Review shares a quick summary of New Zealand First's health policy as the country waits for the results of coalition talks.
Improving rheumatic heart disease care and understanding why mental illness affects the heart are some of the latest Kiwi research projects being celebrated by the Heart Foundation on World Heart Day.
Signalling an intent to offer voluntary redundancies to senior staff at Counties Manukau Health is raising concerns about patient safety and being described by unions as "mind-boggling" and "bonkers", reports the New Zealand Herald.
Firefighters leading exercise classes for the elderly at the local fire station is one of the fall prevention initiatives shared at a recent international forum in Wellington.
Children and youth living in squalor is a national shame says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and nurses share the concerns expressed by a reprimanded South Auckland midwife.
Waikato's leadership development, including a fast-track programme to help foster the next generation of nurse leaders, won a Health Roundtable Innovation Award in Brisbane recently. Sue Hayward, director of nursing at Waikato DHB, said the...
Pharmacists have been an 'untapped' health resource but this will change with the Pharmacy Action Plan, says Pharmaceutical Society president Graeme Smith to mark World Pharmacists Day.
Nurses across the US are still fighting to join California in having mandated safe staffing ratios, says the visiting co-president of America's largest nursing union.