Signalling an intent to offer voluntary redundancies to senior staff at Counties Manukau Health is raising concerns about patient safety and being described by unions as "mind-boggling" and "bonkers", reports the New Zealand Herald.
Waikato's leadership development, including a fast-track programme to help foster the next generation of nurse leaders, won a Health Roundtable Innovation Award in Brisbane recently. Sue Hayward, director of nursing at Waikato DHB, said the...
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.