Nurse practitioner training shouldn't still need to rely on goodwill and keep facing funding uncertainty, say NP training providers.
Eighteen graduates from the pilot fully-funded NP training programme are now registered and starting work as NPs – half of them in primary health care.
Nurses need to involve the whole family of Samoan heart risk patients for lifestyle changes to be made, says nurse researcher Tua Taueetia-Su’a who graduated with her PhD today.
GP practices will have dedicated mental health teams and all appointments relating to mental health issues will be free under a pilot programme being proposed by the Labour Party, reports New Zealand Herald political reporter Isaac Davison.
The employment rate for November graduates from the country's nursing schools varied from around half to 94 per cent, according to the latest survey findings.