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Public health partnership for first housing WOF and app

Wellington's introducing a voluntary rental housing WOF, as well as a free app to let tenants check the quality of their house for themselves, reports New Zealand Herald. Check out the WOF standards below.

POCT: on-the-spot blood testing

Nurses in Hokianga not only collect blood samples but also carry out ‘on-the-spot’ blood tests on a regular basis. NURSING REVIEW finds out more from one of the nursing pioneers of point-of-care testing.

App of the month: Type 2 diabetes Xplained

The aim of this New Zealand-developed app is to use comic-style cartoons to provide easy-to-understand information about type 2 diabetes for patients in English, Māori and Samoan.

Case study: touchscreen telehealth for the elderly

Nursing Review reports on an award-winning case study presentation from last year’s Nurse Informatics conference on George, a participant in a Selwyn Foundation telehealth pilot for the elderly with long-term conditions.

Some of my favourite apps

Nurse entrepreneur ANNETTE MILLIGAN shares some smartphone apps that make her life easier – plus one she helped to develop with her local district health board.

Webscope: Informatics / Campaign for Action

Improving health through nursing and informatics are the focus of the latest website recommendations from Kathy Holloway.

Virtual clinics make their mark

Three nurses from diverse specialties share case studies of using telehealth technology to make life simpler for their patients.

App of the month: FoodSwitch

FoodSwitch - Health Navigator review of a NZ-developed nutrition app that helps people find out more about the food products available on their local supermarket shelf. 

Webscope: ‘workarounds’

Check out these nursing website recommendations from Kathy Holloway. 

Patients and PJs: an unhealthy relationship

Getting hospital patients out of their pyjamas and into clothes has became a worldwide social media-led movement. FIONA CASSIE finds out about #endPJparalysis and the Christchurch nurse leader behind it.
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