A question with no answer prompted Lindsay McTavish to start researching how to help the children he cared for. More than a decade later, the Capital & Coast DHB diabetes clinical nurse specialist has been...
Getting dressed down by matron, a State Finals exam botch-up and mitred corners…West Coast DHB nurses recently shared some of their nursing memories.
Teaching pathophysiology to undergraduate nursing students is challenging because there is a need to apply theory into the everyday clinical reality of nursing patients. Students may understand the abstract concepts but actually recognising pathophysiological changes...
Nursing academics Professor Jenny Carryer and Dr Helen Rook plus healthcare management researcher Dr Katherine Ravenswood provided expert comment to the Science Media Centre on this week’s strike vote and DHB nurses’ pay offer.
A boost to workforce funding to “immediately alleviate” the stress of current nursing workloads is amongst the safe staffing recommendations made by the Independent Panel.
The barrier that stopped nurse practitioners’ being able to issue a death certificate but not sign a cremation certificate has now been removed.
Work is still needed to change some of the attitudes and myths in health leadership about the enrolled nurse role, says enrolled nurse national leader Leonie Metcalfe.