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New nursing leaders.

New director of nursing and midwifery at Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB), Cheyne Chalmers, is excited to be involved in planning for the new regional hospital.

Appointed in early June, Chalmers was manager of the Greenlane Clinical Centre and nurse leader for cardiac and ambulatory services at Auckland DHB before taking up her new Wellington rote. She is currently involved in implementing the senior nursing review, which sees the introduction of four redesigned senior nurse positions: nurse clinician, clinical nurse educator, clinical nurse specialist, and nurse and midwife lecturer.

Leading the development of nursing in the Hurt Valley is Toni Dal Din, who was appointed director of nursing at Hutt Valley DHB in July after acting in the position since the end of last year. Dal Din holds postgraduate certificates in advanced mental health nursing and forensic psychiatric care.

NMAC members elected

Newly elected members of NZNO's Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Committee are Jan Dobson, Michael Eastwood, Jo Janssen, Jo West, Fiona Sheppard, Janet Hewson, Carol Friend and Maureen Ager.
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Title Annotation:NEWS AND EVENTS
Publication:Kai Tiaki: Nursing New Zealand
Date:Sep 1, 2005
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