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Māori and Pacific nurses: is burnout inevitable?

Nursing Review looks at the extra expectations that are often placed on Māori and Pacific nurses and shares some advice for nurses and workplaces on how to avoid the risk of burnout.

Caring for colleagues: noticing factors leading to disciplinary action

PATRICIA McCLUNIE-TRUST looks at caring for nursing colleagues who are close to the edge and shares insights gathered from her research into Health Practitioners’ Disciplinary Tribunal misconduct cases.

Kiwi nurse to lead 13 million nurses worldwide

Kiwi nurse Dr Frances Hughes is to lead the world's biggest nursing organisation representing more than 13 million nurses across 130 countries.

Flu shot: masking the issue?

Three Waikato DHB frontline staff were suspended this winter for refusing to wear a mask after declining the flu vaccine. FIONA CASSIE looks at the sometimes fraught issue of infection control campaigns that aim to reduce the risk of influenza by increasing the vaccination levels of nurses and other healthcare workers.

Tributes for nursing treasure Putiputi O’Brien

Nursing taonga Putiputi O'Brien RN QSO passed away this month aged 93.  NGAIRA HARKER of the College of Nurses Aotearoa, HEMAIMA HUGHES of Te Kaunihera o Nga Neehi Māori o Aotearoa (the National Council of Māori Nurses) and KERRI NUKU of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa NZNO pay tribute to this special nurse. 

Nurse peer group supervision: sharing the load

HELEN SHAW-BROWN discusses how peer group supervision can offer support, shared learning and professional development for nurses in management and leadership roles.

Career path: aged residential care (clinical services manager)

Migrating to New Zealand saw JINSU SHINOY fall into a job in residential aged care and never look back.

Nurse leadership: having the bottle to make a difference

Outrage at yet another bottle store opening in her down, but far from out, community stung Christchurch practice nurse KAREN CARPENTER into action. FIONA CASSIE talks to the Aranui nurse about her successful campaign, her resulting community leadership award and her realisation that nurses can make a difference.

Career path: clinical nurse director

To’a Fereti shares her ‘accidental’ career path to be clinical nurse director in charge of 600 nurses – the first Pacific nurse to hold the post.

‘Just a rest home nurse’: helping make aged care nurses more visible and valued

Professional isolation was highlighted as an issue for the aged residential care sector in Waikato back in 2011.
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