Poems to remind you why you went nursing…

To mark National Poetry Day we celebrate nurses capturing the art of nursing in New Zealand's first book of poems by nurses.

How are we today?

JO ANN WALTON ponders self-management, partnership and how well nurses shape up as partners.

‘Curiouser and curiouser’: is it time for a fresh look at the NP role?

OPINION: The perpetually curious ANDY McLACHLAN (an Auckland cardiology NP) wonders about sharks in swimming pools and whether it may be time for a fresh look at the nurse practitioner role.

Unheralded First World War hospital heroes recognised

The forgotten efforts of a group of Kiwi nurses and other volunteers in founding hospitals in Belgium and Egypt during the First World War are remembered in this Wanganui Chronicle article.

New graduate nursing: stress, tears, laughter and rewards

The first year of nursing can be a challenging initiation to the realities of the profession. Rosalie Davis* spoke at the graduation of her NETP (Nursing Entry To Practice) programme year on the ups...

Creating a village

Caring for a child with complex needs is a 24/7 job for families. Nurse CHRIS MOIR is a respite volunteer for one such family.

Baby booms to delirium: an experience of overseas dialogue in nursing practice

Two Kiwi nursing academics invited to China to teach an acute care nursing workshop were nonplussed to find themselves also quasi-advisors on managing nursing shortages in the wake of China’s one-child policy coming to an end. 

Clowning around on the ward

CAMERON TAYLOR of Clown Doctors shares why a smile is good medicine on the ward - for nurses and patients.

Election 2017: Nursing matters – do the politicians agree?

How do the political parties health policies stack up against the issues that matter to nurses? Nursing Review examines...

Health inequity: a tale of two neighbourhoods

SONIA HAWKINS explores health equity by looking at two neighbourhoods recently named the most deprived and the most advantaged in the country.
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