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New grad jobs up once again but more than 270 new nurses still job-hunting

Job numbers were up but so were applicants leading to just under half of new graduate nurses being successful in the latest job round.

Postgraduate study: what’s it worth?

Postgraduate study is a big investment of your time. It can bring personal rewards and rewards for your patients, workplace and career. But does it also bring financial rewards?

Aged care nurse receives palliative nursing scholarship

The latest winner of a prestigious palliative nurse specialist scholarship says palliative care is all she has ever wanted to do.

Postgraduate funding shake-up: what is a fair slice of the cake?

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.

Empathetic work with families earns new nurse leadership award

Helping whānau work in partnership with ward nurses has won Northland nurse Gemma Watts a leadership award.

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.

How good are nursing students at self-care?

Preliminary findings of the National Nursing Student Survey show that managing fatigue, responding to emotional stress and finances are all issues students want more support with.

Video promotes primary health for Māori new graduates

A new video is calling for Māori new graduate nurses to consider entering primary health care to help make a difference to whānau.

What is expected of a Kiwi nurse graduate?

Nursing schools around the country are seeking a consensus on what new graduate nurses should be able to do and know at the end of their degree. The initiative could the first step in looking at a national curriculum for the nursing degree.

New graduate nurses credit their families for achievement

Two Kaitaia women have overcome the burdens of distance, travel and juggling children, to graduate as nurses. Ani Skinner, a mother of five sons, with another child on the way, and solo parent Shantel Naera...
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