A registered nurse shares the heartbreak of knowing too few nurses contributed to the loss of her patient’s life. And says the extra 500 nurses promised in the rejected offer is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to resolving the safe staffing crisis.This was first posted on Nurse Florence’s ‘New Zealand, please hear our voice’ social media forum
Nursing academics Professor Jenny Carryer and Dr Helen Rook plus healthcare management researcher Dr Katherine Ravenswood provided expert comment to the Science Media Centre on this week’s strike vote and DHB nurses’ pay offer.
NZNO president GRANT BROOKES and Kaiwhakahaere KERRI NUKU argue that investing in health this Budget – including investing in the health workforce – will enhance the health and wellbeing of all Kiwis.
This is the speech from ‘Nurse Florence’ read to the thousands of nurses and supporters who marched and rallied in 15 centres across New Zealand, some in torrential rain, to call for safer working conditions for nurses.
A registered nurse shares how a warming nurse’s voice – when she faced a tragic loss as a child – has kept echoing throughout her life. This was first posted on Nurse Florence’s ‘New Zealand, please hear our voice’ social media forum.
As Nursing Review was close to press, the Health Minister presented his first budget. Expectations were running high, particularly in the DHB nursing sector, where a winter strike is on the cards if funding...