Cow pat bingo: nursing with humour to promote quitting smoking

Giving people a smile was behind a nurse-led research project looking into novel ways to encourage Māori and Pacific to quit smoking - including playing cow pat bingo.

From ‘food swamps’ to healthy lunches

A Waikato community fighting back against unhealthy food and a booklet helping families make healthy school lunches for about $2 a day were two of the topics at the Public Health Conference yesterday. Tokoroa's Ka...

Latest NZ heart research grants celebrated as Heart Foundation marks World Heart Day

Improving rheumatic heart disease care and understanding why mental illness affects the heart are some of the latest Kiwi research projects being celebrated by the Heart Foundation on World Heart Day.

‘Skiwi’ now nurse practitioner at Hospice Whanganui

Former Liverpudlian Peter Mealey is one of the country's newest NPs, working in palliative care in Whanganui.

Fighting falls not fires: UK firefighters take role in falls prevention

Firefighters leading exercise classes for the elderly at the local fire station is one of the fall prevention initiatives shared at a recent international forum in Wellington.

NZNO backs reprimanded midwife’s concerns about “national shame” of families living in squalor

Children and youth living in squalor is a national shame says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and nurses share the concerns expressed by a reprimanded South Auckland midwife.

29-year-old NP is Young Nurse of the Year 2017

A young nurse practitioner – helping reduce distress and hospital visits for children with asthma and eczema in South Auckland – has taken out this year's Young Nurse of the Year award.

RN prescribing reaches first anniversary

Exactly a year on from registered nurse prescribing becoming a legal reality, there are now more than 80 RN prescribers. The regulation introducing RN prescribing in primary health and specialty teams came into force on...

‘One tough cookie’: defence nursing from Somalia to Afghanistan

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.

Aged care nurse receives palliative nursing scholarship

The latest winner of a prestigious palliative nurse specialist scholarship says palliative care is all she has ever wanted to do.
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