Nurses across the US are still fighting to join California in having mandated safe staffing ratios, says the visiting co-president of America's largest nursing union.
Helping whānau work in partnership with ward nurses has won Northland nurse Gemma Watts a leadership award.
The more nursing cares missed due to lack of time the greater the risk of patient death, a major international nursing research project has shown.
Longstanding executive director of nursing Leanne Samuel has resigned from Southern District Health Board and leaves on Friday. Her resignation follows a major restructuring of nursing leadership positions at the financially troubled DHB.
Nursing Review talks to Karyn Sangster, believed to be the first primary health leader to chair Nurse Executives New Zealand, about the need to keep improving workforce modelling, the nursing role in integrating services and wanting NENZ to be a strong voice across all health sectors.