Nurses will play an 'enormously important' role in helping meet the ageing baby boomers' spiritual needs, says a researcher in ageing and spirituality.
Shona Andrell has seen stroke from both sides - for 20 plus years as a carer for her husband and more recently as a stroke survivor herself. She shared her experience of how the quality of stroke care has improved at last year's annual South Island Stroke Study Day and here shares it again.
Eight nurses from the Far North to Stewart Island have been elected to the Rural Nurses NZ working party including four nurse practitioners.
Reviewing funding of the rural PRIME emergency service - delivered by GPs, NPs and RNs - is to be part of a "new era" for the service says the Rural General Practice Network.
Care workers with overseas nursing degrees were assessed as meeting the "health and wellbeing qualification requirement at Level 4", says the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.
The extra struggles faced by disabled people to find accommodation during the housing crisis are to be raised in an election forum tonight.
Telling migrant caregivers with nursing degrees they are ineligible for the top of the new caregiver pay scale without more study is 'an insult', says the president of the Filipino Nurses Association of New Zealand.
Nearly 80 per cent of Kiwis surveyed last month could not identify all the major signs and symptoms of a heart attack.