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Staffing pressure and ethical clashes behind moral distress

Research indicating nearly half of nurses have considered quitting their job because of moral distress hit a chord recently. FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Martin Wood about moral distress and why we can’t keep ignoring its toll.

NZQA review changes overseas-trained nursing pathways

Nursing schools and the Nursing Council continue to agree to disagree over the reasons behind a review of two bridging degree programmes for overseas nurses but all say they are now ready to move on.

Shape-up call for primary health care

New Zealand Nurses Organisation policy advisor Jill Clendon took a look at the New Zealand general practice model of primary health care and found it lacking at the recent primary health care nurses conference.

How are we today?

JO ANN WALTON ponders self-management, partnership and how well nurses shape up as partners.

A day in the life of an occupational health nurse

Ever wondered want an occupational health nurse does?  Terry Buckingham shares how they are "at work for you".

Professional indemnity insurance for nurses – are you covered?

By Taima Campbell, co-chair (Maori Caucus) of College of Nurses Aotearoa and former Auckland DHB director of nursing

So you are a nurse specialist – what does that mean again?

Kathy Holloway’s timely PhD research has helped shape New Zealand’s first national process for endorsing specialty standards. Fiona Cassie reports.

Health promotion

Nurses can get confused between health promotion and just one of its aspects, health education, says an Australian nurse researcher.

A cut above the rest

The country’s first registered nurse first surgical assistant graduates not only have a hands-on role at the operating table but also before and after their patient is wheeled into theatre. Nursing Review finds out more.

What is cultural safety and why does it matter?

FRAN RICHARDSON shares her research into cultural safety including how nurses use cultural safety in their everyday practice.
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