Finding a bed pronto for the guy clutching his chest while another patient's screams fill the waiting room is just part of the working day for Christchurch ED nurse Erin Dooley. Follow a day in her life as she switches from a FAST (focused assessment and supportive treatment) role to facing what seems a never-ending queue as triage nurse in one of Australasia's busiest emergency departments.
A 26-year-old nurse whose working day can range from treating glacier accident victims to running mother and baby groups has won the 2015 NZNO Young Nurse of the Year award.
Migrating to New Zealand saw JINSU SHINOY fall into a job in residential aged care and never look back.
Sue Clynes' clientele is the poorest of the poor living with heartbreaking conditions of the face and jaw. Find out more about her life living and working on board the Africa Mercy hospital ship as the volunteer nurse leader of the maxillofacial team.
The eye is small and should be ‘pretty easy to learn’ thought ELISSA McDONALD but, an ophthalmology PhD later, the now nursing school lecturer knows how wrong she was.
Plastic Surgical Nurse Consultant ANGELA FRAZER trained at Middlemore Hospital before becoming one of the country’s most experienced cosmetic skin care specialist nurses and first botox practitioners. Follow her day of botox, skin consultations, tears, smiles, crow's feet and unfurrowed brows.