Honouring nursing practice on International Nurses' Day.Award ceremonies were a major feature of International Nurses' Day celebrations around the country last month.
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Practice nurse Helen Dryden, who works at the Raumati Road Surgery, won her award for nursing leadership. She has worked in primary health care nursing for 28 years and recently completed a diploma in primary health care through Otago University.
recognition by an appropriate authority that the performance of a particular institution has satisfied a prestated set of criteria.
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Awarded for services to Maori, Faith Ropata, who works for Ora Toa Maorii service provider in Porirua, has a special interest in immunisation co-ordination and outreach service.
Island by Medical Centre accredited practice nurse Liz Dutton was awarded for clinical excellence. She has a special interest in diabetes and has extensive experience in caring for people with dermatological conditions.
* Celebrating International Nurses' Day in Christchurch, the Canterbury DHB again showcased how Canterbury nurses are involved in new and innovative nursing initiatives across the primary, secondary and tertiary health sectors.
Senior nurses from across the DHB, NZNO NZNO New Zealand Nurses Organisation , Pegasus Health, Healthcare New Zealand New Zealand (zē`lənd), island country (2005 est. pop. 4,035,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; the largest city and leading port is Auckland. and Nurse Maude Association worked collaboratively to organise the showcase as a way of acknowledging talented Canterbury nurses.
Held at Christchurch Hospital, the awards included the Christchurch Hospital Trophy of Nursing Excellence. This went to Belinda Mortlock who works in a general medical ward. The CDHB CDHB Canterbury District Health Board (UK) has also established 21 nursing and midwifery midwifery (mĭd`wī'fərē), art of assisting at childbirth. The term midwife for centuries referred to a woman who was an overseer during the process of delivery. In ancient Greece and Rome, these women had some formal training. awards, with recipients receiving a $1000 cheque towards study or educational expenses. Nurses were nominated by their peers in three different categories--excellence in clinical practice, making a difference to patient outcomes and the most valuable preceptor pre·cep·tor
An expert or specialist, such as a physician, who gives practical experience and training to a student, especially of medicine or nursing.
an instructor. award. Mental health nursing awards were presented at a study day and celebration on May 11.
* NZNO marked International Nurses' Day on May 10, following the Wellington Regional Convention. Guest speakers were professional nursing adviser Suzanne Rolls who described how nurses contributed to patient safety and Council of Trade Unions' secretary Carol Beaumont, who praised the activism of NZNO members that was the catalyst for gaining the recent public sector multi-employer collective agreement.