Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Research: missed nursing cares due to low staffing increases patient mortality

The more nursing cares missed due to lack of time the greater the risk of patient death, a major international nursing research project has shown.

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.

Nurse innovators among $20,000 Clinicians’ Challenge finalists

Supporting youth in crisis plus helping immigrant children catch-up with immunisations are two digital innovations, co-lead by nurses, to make this year's Clinicians' Challenge finals.

ED nurses say ED targets nothing to celebrate

The College of Emergency Nurses are "outraged" at the Health Minister "claiming the emergency department health targets are a great success".

Former defence force nurse takes on Stroke Foundation advisor role

A former Defence Force nurse has gone from serving in Somalia to becoming a Stroke Foundation community advisor, reports Sandra Conchie of the Bay of Plenty Times.

Public health partnership for first housing WOF and app

Wellington's introducing a voluntary rental housing WOF, as well as a free app to let tenants check the quality of their house for themselves, reports New Zealand Herald. Check out the WOF standards below.

Another DHB joins #endPJparalysis movement

Southern DHB is the latest to join the international social media #endPJparalysis movement co-founded by Christchurch-based nurse and consultant Brian Dolan. Jen Gow, the Southern DHB's Releasing Time to Care charge nurse manager, said its...

DHB NZNO pay talks continue with RN prescribing, safe staffing and pay equity all...

Speeding up the rollout of safe staffing tools along with pay equity and recognising RN prescribing are all on the agenda as pay talks between nurses' union NZNO and the 20 district health boards enter the second month.

Māori men’s health statistics highlighted in new online tool

A new online tool aims to help turnaround the health of Māori men, who have the country's lowest life expectancy, by highlighting to policymakers statistics in key focus areas from smoking to unemployment.

Stress, understaffing and student optimism

Nursing Review talks to National Student Unit chair Phoebe Webster about the “happy accidents” that led her into the role and about understaffing, nursing shortages and student optimism.

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