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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.

New grad ACE placements up – Chief Nurse’s Office exploring employing all

Nursing Review talks to the Ministry of Health’s acting Chief Nursing Officer Dr Jill Clendon about exploring employing all new grads under the Accord, safe staffing commitments and the challenge post-strike of boosting the numbers entering nursing.

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

Young Nurse of the Year nominations sought

Outstanding young nurses are being sought for the fifth NZ Young Nurse of the Year awards with past winners including rural nurses, a Plunket nurse, an NP and a nursing lecturer.

Cultural challenges around Pacific teenager seeking HPV vaccine

During a paediatric placement, student nurse Anna Ferguson experienced the impact that differences between traditional Pacific and modern New Zealand culture have on a teenager’s freedom of choice. In this article she discusses the ethical, cultural and family-centred implications of the nursing care delivered to the child and her family.

Traffic jams and heart failure: using metaphors to learn pathophysiology

Teaching pathophysiology to undergraduate nursing students is challenging because there is a need to apply theory into the everyday clinical reality of nursing patients. Students may understand the abstract concepts but actually recognising pathophysiological changes...

New graduates sought for research project on end of life care

How are new graduates straight from nursing school coping with the emotional challenges of withdrawing care to intensive care patients is one of the questions researcher Jo Spiers is seeking answers to.

Year 2000 babies entering nursing

JODY HOPKINSON talks to nursing students born in the year 2000 to find out more about the future generation of new millennia nurses. And finds they are encouraged – not put off – that nurses are taking a stand on pay and staffing.
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