The initial findings of research into nursing students’ readiness to practice has proven interesting and in line with similar findings overseas.
A report on options for employing all nursing graduates – including enrolled nurses – is ‘on track’ to be presented to the Health Minister by November 30. Also on track are DHBs plans to employ nearly 400 of the extra 500 funded nursing staff.
Angela de Zwart of Auckland has taken out this year’s Robyn Carr Cup for Excellence in Nursing Informatics.
A registered nurse is the lead navigator in a new Whanganui health and sports partnership aiming to get overweight elective hip and knee surgery candidates ‘Fit for Surgery, Fit for Life’.
Cancer nurse and PhD student Melissa Warren hopes to help save lives by researching why people with signs of bowel cancer put off seeking help until symptoms become severe.
The first Filipino nurse has been appointed to the Nursing Council of New Zealand reflecting the growing number of Philippine-trained nurses in the Kiwi nursing workforce.
In a year where nursing grievances made headlines, Professor Jenny Carryer reflects on the long and ongoing struggle for nursing to be heard.