ROSEMARY MINTO believes the key to making a difference to patients is finding the self-belief system driving their health behaviours. Read on to find out how out the primary health care nurse practitioner has chosen New Year's resolutions to help her to do just that.
Nurse manager PETER WOOD believes that a new move to start the day with an ED huddle – instead of a negative meeting focusing on breaches of the ‘shorter stay’ ED target* – has been a positive culture change for Whangarei Hospital.
JANE HANNAH, a heart failure nurse specialist, says some families expect her to arrive in 'black robes and carrying a sickle' when referred for an 'end of life' discussion. But she says anxiety falls and patients are more satisfied with their care after having a 'conversation that counts
By Taima Campbell, co-chair (Maori Caucus) of College of Nurses Aotearoa and former Auckland DHB director of nursing
Becoming a facilitator rather than a dictator of care…CHERYL CALVERT, a gerontology nurse specialist, shares the profound difference becoming an Advanced Care Planning facilitator has made to her practice.
PROFESSOR JENNY CARRYER reports on a snapshot survey of how many postgraduate nursing students currently self-fund their studies.
NGAIRA HARKER says a plan to foster and grow the Māori nurse educator workforce is critical to meeting future health workforce needs.
Nursing Review shares GP Philip Harrison's online comment in response to Jenny Carryer's call to train more NPs not GPs to meet rural health needs. Harrison once worked with a "really great primary care NP" and values good nursing but thinks Carryer's proposal has "its head in the clouds".