Not many nurses have wielded an assault rifle to defend their patient in the Somalian desert. The Bay of Plenty Times profiles retired army nurse Judith Telford.
The latest winner of a prestigious palliative nurse specialist scholarship says palliative care is all she has ever wanted to do.
Nurses are being encouraged to vaccinate against mumps at every opportunity – particularly olders teens and young people in their 20s – as the Auckland mumps outbreak continues.
Programmes evoking memories of youth with music and bringing babies into rest homes were both winners at the New Zealand Aged Care Association awards ceremony.
History shows that nursing as a profession has been nothing but patient when it comes to getting paid its due. With a pay equity claim now lodged for DHB nurses, Nursing Review takes a look at the pay timeline for the still-female-dominated (91 per cent) ‘caring profession’.
How soon should hip and knee replacement patients be up and mobile? Diane Alder reports on the research literature and her own master's research findings after mobilisation on the day of surgery was introduced at her hospital.
The health impact on thousands of Kiwi kids of unhealthy homes – including frustration with funding of nurse-led healthy home initiatives – is investigated by New Zealand Herald's Kirsty Johnston and Chris Knox.