Pressured nurses can end up focusing on nursing tasks – and avoiding call bells or talking to patients– as a coping strategy for being unable to deliver the care they want, finds new Kiwi nursing research.
Pacific and Māori nurse graduates were most successful in the latest mid-year job round and Asian nurse graduates the least, according to a recent report.
Just under half of the first graduates of the Whakatane-based Wānanga nursing degree have received job offers – a result that has slightly disappointed the degree’s director Ngaira Harker. A medal ceremony was held last...
Nurse leaders are expressing disappointment that the Health Minister’s newly announced Ministerial Advisory Group does not include a voice from the largest health profession.
Unhealthy homes and income inequity are some of the ‘big picture’ factors that are included in new asthma guidelines for health professionals caring for Kiwi children and adolescents.
Nurses hope landlords get ‘cracking’ to make homes warmer before next winter following the passing of the Healthy Homes Guarantees bill, says nurses’ union NZNO.
A major nurse-led trial to see whether aspirin could aid the healing of the often painful and disabling venous leg ulcers has found it made no impact.