Speedy ward changes wins award for charge nurse manager

Quick changes in a very short time in the job has won Timaru charge nurse manager Olivia Pearson a leadership award.

Rural patient advocate wins award

Advocating to ensure rural patients receive the same quality care as those living in big cities has won Hokitika district nurse Jessie Gibbens an Open for Leadership award.

Anything but uniform: what nurses wear to work

Views on uniforms are as diverse as the nurses who wear them. Nursing Review talks to two nursing directors about their process of introducing a new uniform for nursing staff.

MH nursing vacancies create pressure

High vacancy rates for mental health nurses were not new but still concerning with nurses sometimes overwhelmed by patient demand, say nursing leaders.

Southern nursing leadership shake-up

Strong opposition to nursing leadership changes at Southern District Health Board has seen some positions saved but major job changes are still afoot.

UK nurse numbers falling: working conditions one of top reasons

For the first time in recent history more nurses and midwives left the United Kingdom workforce than joined, new figures from the UK's Nursing and Midwifery Council reveal.

Kiwis on world stage

Kiwis have been centre stage at the International Council of Nurses 2017 congress now underway in Barcelona with more than 8000 nurses from across the globe attending.

Student nurses: leaders in the making

CATHLEEN ASPINALL argues that fresh eyes and critical thinking means nursing students can be leaders from their undergraduate days onwards and outlines how she and her students helped spur Nursing Review's new student-focused section.

Time management: tips for busy nurse leaders

Nursing Review asked some nursing leaders to share some of their best time management tips.

HCA training: making a difference to both staff and patients

Nurse educator LYNLEY DAVIDSON outlines the impact a training framework for Waitemata District Health Board’s healthcare assistants has made on both HCAs and patient care.

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