New Māori nursing student leader Tracy Black wants to stop other whānau suffering the heartbreak of losses from treatable illnesses. And to advocate for cultural support for fellow students. By Jody Hopkinson.
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 dedicated new graduate nurse who went back to nursing school a day after giving birth is this year’s joint winner of the Young Nurse of the Year Award.
Annie Stevenson was nominated not once but twice for Young Nurse of the Year for her work making a difference to children she cares for at Kidz First Children’s Hospital.
Realistic or unattainable? A group of student nurses* reflect on their experiences of intentional or ‘hourly’ rounding on the ward floor and examine the evidence on whether it improves bedside care.
Waitemata’s first new graduate district nurse in over a decade was one of 50 nurses who completed the DHB’s new graduate programme last month.
The strong commitment to Māori health and the daily juggles made by Māori nurses and nursing students to fit study into their lives impressed the judges of the inaugural Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards.