Student leader on ‘the struggle of the juggle’

JODY HOPKINSON talks to National Student Union chair Nadine Everson about her journey from fishing trawler ¬– via autopsies – to student advocate.

The benefits and barriers to nurses attending ward rounds

Why more nurses aren’t active participants in ward rounds raised questions for a group of nursing students. Here they share their literature review findings into the benefits and barriers to nurses attending ward rounds.

Diversity in MH new grad intake

The latest intake of new graduate nurses for Wellington’s regional mental health and addiction services reflects the changing face of the community, says the services’ leader.

Nurse Florence’s ‘whirlwind’ six weeks

Nursing Review catches up with ‘Nurse Florence’ more than a month on from founding the now 45,000 strong ‘New Zealand, Hear Our Voice’ page for nurses to share sad, proud, frustrated and passionate stories of nursing.

Thames Hospital voted top

Thames Hospital took out the Wintech student choice award for best Waikato clinical placement recently. "Thames Hospital is beyond excited to receive the award," said Waikato DHB’s associate director of nursing Cheryl Atherfold.  As part...

More Pacific men should consider nursing, say new grad nurses

SARA CARBERY for Nursing Review talks to two new graduate Pacific men about nursing, Pacific values, rugby, stereotypes, and the pride of having a son who wants to be a nurse “like Dad”.

Two strangers launch snowballing social media site for nurses

A new graduate and an enrolled nurse are the dedicated pair behind a social media forum - allowing Kiwi nurses to share their stories anonymously - that's reached 13,000 members in just five days. FIONA CASSIE reports.

Three NZ nursing schools make global top 100

For the first time, three New Zealand nursing schools have made the top 100 in a global university ranking survey. Now in its eighth year, the annual QS World University Rankings rank 1,130 institutions across...

Using interpreters: the patient’s right to understand and be understood

A situation where a nursing student found themselves a reluctant, untrained interpreter for a patient raised questions for a group of five second-year nursing students prompting this literature review.

The non-nursing nurse’s OE

Young Kiwi Christine Stanley has opted to put nursing aside for a year and be a carer in the UK.

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Sponsored: Practising in Prison – what’s it like to nurse behind...

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).