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.
A rural new graduate programme and a workforce stocktake are on the agenda for Rural Nurses New Zealand, who today announced their partnership with the Rural General Practice Network.
Public hospital nurses need for a ‘clear plan’ to relieve staffing pressures before winter hits is acknowledged by the DHB’s lead chief executive in the current pay talks stalemate.
Nursing Review editor Fiona Cassie looks at the historical context of why many nurses are reporting their patience is stretched – and their patients missing out – nearly 15 years on from requesting a safe staffing model and receiving their last pay “jolt”.
SARA CARBERY for Nursing Review talks to two new graduate Pacific men about nursing, Pacific values, rugby, stereotypes, and the pride of having a son who wants to be a nurse “like Dad”.