Waikato’s PDRP eportfolio gets Nursing Council tick

The 'courage' to shift to an eportfolio format was highlighted in a positive Nursing Council audit of Waikato DHB's professional development and recognition programme (PDRP). Cheryl Atherfold, associate director of nursing for the DHB’s Professional...

Nurses and DHB failed in care of 80-year-old’s foot injury

Whanganui District Health Board and district nurses were told to apologise to the family of an 80-year-old woman who died following failures in their treatment of her foot ulcer. A report released by the Health...

Decision on hold to cut senior Plunket nurse consultants

Plunket is reviewing its proposal to cut clinical nurse consultant positions across the country after ‘strong advice’ from staff about the impact of the cuts.

Two strangers launch snowballing social media site for nurses

A new graduate and an enrolled nurse are the dedicated pair behind a social media forum - allowing Kiwi nurses to share their stories anonymously - that's reached 13,000 members in just five days.

International Women’s Day: stopping violence against women and nurses

Tackling violence against both the women that nurses care for and nurses themselves is the focus of a blog to mark International Women's Day by NZNO domestic violence spokeswoman Carol Beaumont.

Three NZ nursing schools make global top 100

For the first time, three New Zealand nursing schools have made the top 100 in a global university ranking survey. Now in its eighth year, the annual QS World University Rankings rank 1,130 institutions across...

ED’s letter: The “triple impact” of nursing on global health and wealth

Our international nursing theme edition will arrive in your letterbox or on your tearoom table soon after the launch of the global nursing initiative Nursing Now. While this edition of Nursing Review focuses on Kiwi nurses...

Globalised nursing and poaching: lessons for all

Dr Mark Jones discusses the implications for global health of wealthy countries ‘poaching’ nurses from poorer countries.

Dr Jane O’Malley reflects on the ‘three Rs’ of her chief nurse role

Recruitment, retention and removing barriers were ‘the three Rs’ that reigned over much of outgoing Chief Nursing Officer Dr Jane O’Malley’s time. FIONA CASSIE talks to her about morale, management and moving on

Healthy culture: nurturing a culturally diverse nursing team

Nursing is a global profession, with New Zealand’s nurses trained in 89 countries. How well are we doing at nurturing culturally diverse nursing teams?
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