Job numbers were up but so were applicants leading to just under half of new graduate nurses being successful in the latest job round.
A major shake-up of postgraduate funding is on its way and nurses are keen to ensure they don’t get a penny less than they should. They’re also arguing that, as the largest health profession, they should, in fact, get a few pennies more. Nursing Review reports.
They rarely grab the headlines but thousands of New Zealanders each year get preventable pressure injuries – and some die. FIONA CASSIE looks at new guidelines, the new name, and new efforts to heal this health system scar.
Helping whānau work in partnership with ward nurses has won Northland nurse Gemma Watts a leadership award.