Health Minister David Clark says he’s keen to see nurses working at the top of their scope and is excited about the new Acts coming into force on January 31 that will help this happen.
The Minister for Women says nurses and midwives are underpaid and undervalued but the Health Minister is upfront that not all health worker salary expectations can be met.
Nurses hope ensuring a well-resourced and coordinated mental health workforce is an early focus of the just announced Ministerial Inquiry into Mental Health, says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation.
Nurses and GPs could improve their delivery of care to newly diagnosed diabetes patients by listening more, repeating less and co-ordinating better, a New Zealand research study has found. The study by Otago, Auckland and...
A survey seeking feedback from nurses who rejected the 20 district health boards’ pay offer is closing Thursday as negotiators ready themselves for mediation – and the chance of industrial action if mediation fails.
A nurse-led initiative is stopping liquid morphine and similar drugs at a Wellington Hospital from being flushed into New Zealand’s waterways.
Nearly half of Australian nurse respondents to a survey were bullying targets and nearly 60 per cent had witnessed workplace bullying, Australian research has found.
The ‘carrot’ of a pay equity deal sometime in the future was not enough for nurses who have rejected the 20 district health boards’ pay offer in the biggest voter turnout in a decade. The...