New Māori student leader: Where my people need me I will go

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.

Anonymous gift kickstarting two health workers on nursing career

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.

Nursing enrolments unaffected by difficult year

Negative press this year about nursing workloads and pay had little impact on mid-year nursing school intakes – with some reporting an unexpected upswing in interest for 2019.

First new grad in a decade for Waitemata district nursing service

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.

Big drop in mid-year new grad job hunters

The number of new nurses seeking jobs in the mid-year new graduate intake was the lowest in five years – and the job success rate the highest, statistics released today show.

First winners of new scholarships for Māori nurses

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.

New grad jobs: In what clinical settings do you face the toughest odds to...

Nursing Review takes a look at the latest job statistics to see how the odds are stacked for getting a job in the clinical practice setting of your choice.

Greater support needed to boost Māori nurse graduates in workforce

The latest new graduate employment statistics show 86 per cent of Māori new graduates applicants found jobs but many more graduates will be needed to meet the 2028 goal.

Tips on being a nursing student and a parent

A third of Kiwi nursing students are juggling raising or supporting families with their nursing studies. Baz MacDonald talks to two of them about the obstacles and challenges they face.

Advice on the job-hunt struggle for nursing graduates

Megan Lyell – who in 2014 created a Facebook page to support unemployed new graduate nurses like herself – shares some pragmatic advice on getting your first job and where her nursing career has taken her. By Baz Macdonald

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It’s not often you get to screen a patient for diabetes then have a heart-to-heart about why at, the age of 20, they are in prison… But that’s just a run-of-the-mill appointment for a Corrections nurse, says Sarah Nabizada, the clinical team leader at Mt Eden Corrections Facility (MECF).