A health care assistant and mental health support worker are two Northland DHB workers winning scholarships to pursue nursing training thanks to a $50,000 anonymous donation.
A new nurse-led procedure is seeing faster access to long-term heart monitor implants in an Australasian first, reports the Bay of Plenty Times.
Māori nurses are calling for pay parity for Māori health provider nurses and an end to institutional racism in the health sector as part of an historic Waitangi Tribunal hearing that got underway this week.
Patients overwhelmingly report their GP or nurse is kind and respectful in a new national quarterly survey of general practice patients – but not so great at follow-up.
New Zealand’s aged care sector is experiencing a chronic nursing shortage and we now have a crisis situation on our hands. Radius Care Managing Director Brien Cree says the Government needs to intervene.
Details of Australia’s Royal Commission into aged care were announced this week – but Australian nurses argue that mandated staffing ratios are needed urgently now. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison released the Commission’s Terms of...
A World Bank suggestion that Australasia solve its shortage of aged care workers with young Pacific migrants is patronising and insulting, says Pacific nurse leader Eseta Finau. Instead, she argues in an NZNO blog, Pacific, Māori and other young people should be welcomed into nursing.
Think about those who self-medicate with alcohol and drugs for depression/anxiety and plenty of celebrity examples spring readily, and tragically, to mind: singers and musicians like George Michael, Amy Winehouse, Prince and Michael Jackson,...