A lack of nurses to care for patients rather than ‘uncaring’ nurses is the more likely cause of reports of poor patient care in some English hospitals, argues a just released major British study.
The Minister for Women says nurses and midwives are underpaid and undervalued but the Health Minister is upfront that not all health worker salary expectations can be met.
Nearly half of Australian nurse respondents to a survey were bullying targets and nearly 60 per cent had witnessed workplace bullying, Australian research has found.
Nurse leaders are expressing disappointment that the Health Minister’s newly announced Ministerial Advisory Group does not include a voice from the largest health profession.
Māori have identified a ‘who’s who’ of Māori health leaders – including ‘shining stars’ Sir Mason Durie and mental health nurse leader Moe Milne – to help motivate the next generation of leaders.
Safe staffing software confirming nursing shortages in some wards at Hawke’s Bay Hospital has led to a $1 million boost in nursing staff. The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board has announced it will spend more...