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