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How can nurse leaders fulfil the International Nurses Day theme? A group of nurse leaders at Canterbury District Health Board recently met and pondered how they could fulfil this year's theme for International Nurses Day. Apr 1, 2021 2264
Power structures must change for progress: If nurses are to realise their full potential within the health system, fundamental power structures have to change. Viewpoint essay Apr 1, 2021 1704
Remembering February 22, 2011. Mar 1, 2021 1402
Whanau must be centre of 'everything'. Mar 1, 2021 663
Leading NZNO through turbulent times. Feb 1, 2021 1576
New president wants unity and solidarity: NZNO's new president has a range of skills to help her achieve what she wants to in the year ahead. Nov 1, 2020 871
Ageist rhetoric 'pervasive': An independent human rights expert visited New Zealand in March this year. Her recently released report contains recommendations to ensure older people's human rights are met. Nov 1, 2020 748
Bidding farewell to NZNO after 30 years: A retiring lead organiser reflects on her time with NZNA/NZNO. Oct 1, 2020 833
Mental health issues 'stubbornly similar': The Mental Health Commissioner's biennial report on mental health and addiction services highlights some progress but says there's still plenty of work to do. Sep 1, 2020 816
Palliative care is a specialty 'but not just for specialists': All nurses should be able to provide good palliative care and all New Zealanders should have equitable access to palliative care, according to a leading academic in the field. Aug 1, 2020 1401
Providing palliative care in aged care: Providing palliative care in aged care poses many challenges, according to a manager of an aged residential care facility. Aug 1, 2020 1118
Caring for those with addictions: Helping those addicted to alcohol and/or drugs on their recovery journey has been very satisfying for a Northland EN. Interview Jun 1, 2020 1204
Dialysis at home--an EN's role: A newly-minted enrolled nurse is loving her first job. Interview Jun 1, 2020 823
ENs want review of their scope: A survey of ENs has revealed widespread ignorance of their scope of practice among other regulated health professionals, and inconsistency in the application of direction and delegation. Jun 1, 2020 794
A 30-year chapter has ended: Cee Payne has worked for NZNO--and its predecessor NZNA--for close to 30 years. She reflects on the changes she has lived through over that time. May 1, 2020 1723
What causes bullying and how can it be reduced? Apr 1, 2020 2099
Providing much-needed health services in central New Zealand: The high rate of teen pregnancies and the lack of sexual health services in their area prompted a group of Taupo residents to take matters into their own hands and establish a local service. Mar 1, 2020 1562
Walking with those on a traumatic journey: Caring for those who have been sexually assaulted requires very specific clinical skills and a great deal of empathy. Interview Mar 1, 2020 913
Looking back on a primary health career: NZNO's outgoing associate professional services manager looks back on a career in primary health and nursing's role within it. Interview Mar 1, 2020 1569
Confronting the scourge of bullying. Feb 1, 2020 862
Reflections from the education front: As long-time nursing education leader Cathy Andrew steps down from her role at Ara, she reflects on the changes and developments she has witnessed--and on the unknowns facing the sector. Feb 1, 2020 1628
Working to provide trauma patients with the best possible care: The work of a clinical trauma nurse co-ordinator is multi-faceted, includes both clinical practice and data collection, and involves work with many different teams across the hospital. Dec 1, 2019 1367
Leading the world's nurses: Who is the president of the International Council of Nurses and what does she believe in? Dec 1, 2019 1651
Planning for dementia. Nov 1, 2019 1017
Maori views on mate wareware (dementia): Maori have different perspectives on mate wareware from the Western biomedical approach, new research reveals. Nov 1, 2019 1145
Loving the 'hard physical and emotional labour' of caregiving. Nov 1, 2019 1161
Special general meeting casts a long shadow. Oct 1, 2019 250
Will MECA report heal the wounds? Does the review of the last NZNO/district health board multi-employer collective agreement negotiations promise a new dawn for members and staff? Sep 1, 2019 1649
Responding to a city's mental health needs: Within weeks of the mosque attacks, Canterbury District Health Board had a comprehensive response plan in place. Report Sep 1, 2019 798
Violence in health care 'normalised'--NZNO: Consultation on NZNO's position statement on violence towards nurses drew a huge response from members. Report Aug 1, 2019 744
Surgical mesh complications--as study in pain, loss and isolation. Report Aug 1, 2019 2401
Surgical mesh research results 'concerning' and 'disturbing': Both researchers into the impact of surgical mesh implants on some women have profound concerns about their findings. Aug 1, 2019 877
Nurses are key workers in identifying victims of human trafficking. Report Aug 1, 2019 1291
ICN--a force for unity. Report Jul 1, 2019 757
Nurses--a 'force to reckon with': The centrality of nursing to achieving the World Health Organization's sustainable health goals, patient safety, gender equality and to boosting national economies was a recurrent theme at this year's International Council of Nurses' congress in Singapore, which attracted over 5000 delegates from more than 140 countries. Report Jul 1, 2019 706
Operating in a maelstrom--responding to the mosque shootings. Report Jul 1, 2019 1240
'Huge investment' needed to reduce child poverty: Two experts on child poverty and inequality gave their verdicts on Budget 2019 to a Nelson audience. Report Jun 1, 2019 792
A career dedicated to nursing children: A passion for children's health has remained with one nurse throughout her career and across the world. Report Jun 1, 2019 1232
Action on child poverty 'critical': Plunket's first chief nurse is clear about her role in the iconic organisation. Report Jun 1, 2019 801
Common themes at conventions. Report Jun 1, 2019 796
Nurse practitioners--the slow climb to acceptance: From new graduate to owning a nurse-led clinic has been one nurse practitioner's journey. Report May 1, 2019 1527
Networking important benefit of conference: The recent Council of Trade Unions' organising conference was attended by more than 200 union staff and delegates from around the country. Conference news May 1, 2019 636
From confusion to cohesion--coping with a terrorist crisis. Report Apr 1, 2019 864
NZNO supports changes to migrant workers'w visas: Immigration New Zealand is proposing major changes to visas for temporary migrant workers. Report Apr 1, 2019 1149
Attending to emergency nursing for more than 30 years: A long-time emergency nurse has witnessed many practice and culture changes. Occupation overview Mar 1, 2019 1571
Researching emergency nursing: Christchurch Hospital's emergency department nurse researcher led a study revealing the true level of violence and aggression in the department. Report Mar 1, 2019 829
A day in the life of an ED: What's life like in an emergency department? Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand recently spent some time in one to find out. Report Mar 1, 2019 1731
2018--it's been some year. Editorial Dec 1, 2018 767
The multi-faceted role of nursing regulation: The retiring Nursing Council chief executive reflects on nearly a decade at the helm. Dec 1, 2018 1611
Art gives a voice to women who have experienced family violence: A nurse who experienced a violent assault uses her artistic talent to give domestic abuse survivors a voice. Dec 1, 2018 1912
Caregiving requires a loving heart: Caregiving is demanding work, but has taught one caregiver a good deal. Report Nov 1, 2018 734
Supporting nurses through tough times: NZNO's retiring competency adviser reflects on supporting nurses who are facing issues about their competence. Report Nov 1, 2018 1567
Health is a human right. Oct 1, 2018 401
What does self-management really mean in long-term conditions care? As the personal, societal and financial costs of long-term conditions increase, what is the best way of caring for those living with these illnesses? Aug 1, 2018 1442
Enhancing practice: Postgraduate study in long-term conditions care has enhanced the practice of an experienced nurse on a busy medical ward. Aug 1, 2018 689
Long-term conditions care--the gap between rhetoric and reality: Two nurse-led studies into long-term conditions care highlight the gap between what those living with these illnesses want in terms of health care and what they get. Aug 1, 2018 781
Nursing in a Pacific way: A small Pacific provider in Christchurch delivers nursing care to patients with chronic conditions, many of whom have high and complex needs. Jun 1, 2018 1624
Finding her niche in primary care: Working with her people is the right fit for a Samoan nurse. Interview Jun 1, 2018 796
Pacific visibility and voice: The role of the Ministry of Health's chief adviser, Pacific health, is to be a visible presence and voice. Report Jun 1, 2018 827
Outlining Pacific health disparities: Poor income, employment and housing have a major negative impact on Pacific people's health. Report Jun 1, 2018 835
Why aren't there more Pacific nursing leaders? Cultural mores and church and family responsibilites are among the reasons there are few Pacific nursing leaders. Report Jun 1, 2018 1578
Binge-drinking culture needs to change. Report Jun 1, 2018 458
MAORI NURSING: In the following pages, five Maori nurses, from different practice areas and different parts of the motu talk about their roles, their motivations and the rewards and frustrations of their work. May 1, 2018 975
Succeeding against the odds. Occupation overview May 1, 2018 906
Helping other nurses reach their potential. Occupation overview May 1, 2018 793
Nurses 'making history': Hundreds of district health board nurses took to the streets last month for better pay, better staffing and better health care. May 1, 2018 328
Midwifery--a profession in crises. Apr 1, 2018 1706
School nursing offers great variety: School nursing spans everything from acne to asthma, from physical injuries to psychological distress. Interview Mar 1, 2018 1649
Future-proofing Plunket: Plunket's strategy, its employment of three nursing leaders and its changed governance structure are all designed to future proof the iconic organisation. Report Mar 1, 2018 761
Bonding with baby--the building block for all relationships: Helping ensure the bond between mother and baby is strong and parents can interpret the meaning of their pre-schoolers' behaviour is the daily work of three Christchurch Plunket nurses. Report Mar 1, 2018 1821
Ministering to nursing: New Health Minister David Clark wants all nurses to be able to work at the top of their scope. Feb 1, 2018 785
O'Malley moves on from the ministry: After more than seven years in the country's top nursing job, Jane O'Malley is leaving to become Plunket's chief nurse. Report Feb 1, 2018 1726
Teaching and Learning in Bougainville: Working as a nursing school management adviser with Volunteer Service Abroad in Bougainville has been professionally satisfying, amidst the challenges of working in a post-conflict society. Dec 1, 2017 1526
There is Life after nursing: Two ex-nurses are experiencing a new lease of life, as bingo babes Ethel and Bethel, after quitting the profession. Viewpoint essay Dec 1, 2017 1551
Cafe culture in aged care: Establishing a cafe in a large aged-care facility has been beneficial for residents, their family members and staff. Nov 1, 2017 1559
Ensuring workers' rights. Nov 1, 2017 771
Building a career in mental health: a new graduate, who has been well supported in mental health, is making her career in the specialty. Interview Sep 1, 2017 929
Of nursing and neoliberalism. Editorial Aug 1, 2017 786
'A bit of anything and everything': an after-hours duty nurse manager in a small hospital plays a variety of roles. Aug 1, 2017 1003
Managing a rural rest home: managing a community-owned rest-home throws up some challenges--and rewards. Aug 1, 2017 828
Stroke nursing--an expanding specialty: attitudes towards nursing people who have had strokes have changed a good deal over the last decade. Jul 1, 2017 1380
Little glamour in caring for those with epilepsy: an epilepsy specialist nurse is trying to define the parameters of her role. Jul 1, 2017 946
The complexities of respiratory nursing: nursing those with severe long-term conditions means confronting the inequalities in our society. Jun 1, 2017 690
Caring for an 'optimistic bunch': Having cystic fibrosis means access to a specialist south island-wide service. Jun 1, 2017 641
Looking for small gains: when working with people who have chronic lung disease, small gains take on big significance. Jun 1, 2017 734
Great flexibility working for an NGO: Working for a non-governmental organisation ensures variety. Jun 1, 2017 663
The challenges of caring for those with lung cancer: no day is 'normal' when caring for those with lung cancer. Jun 1, 2017 771
Working in the world of sleep: the realm of sleep--and what can disrupt it--is a rewarding area of nursing practice. Jun 1, 2017 1477
Making consumer-led health care a reality: a group of clients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have taken their continuing health care into their own hands. Jun 1, 2017 743
Looking forward to a quieter life. Jun 1, 2017 1243
Equal pay at last: last month's historic care and support equal pay settlement foreshadows a new Equal Pay Act and more pay equity claims. May 1, 2017 745
Assessing the needs of the elderly: an enrolled nurse, working as a needs assessor, is grateful she is able to use her EN scope of practice 'to the max'. May 1, 2017 767
Under pressure: nursing in a stressed, underfunded health service. Apr 1, 2017 1863
Under funding pressure. Apr 1, 2017 862
A nursing education era ends: Judy Kilpatrick's career has encompassed--and shaped--many changes in nursing education. Apr 1, 2017 1647
Nurses' role in protecting vulnerable people: nurses play a vital role in protecting children and adults who are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Dec 1, 2016 885
Supporting vulnerable, pregnant women. Dec 1, 2016 547
The changing narrative of dementia care. Nov 1, 2016 909
An award-winning aged-care nurse: aged-care nursing and now nursing management, are the twin passions of an award-winning nurse. Nov 1, 2016 908
Revolutionising aged care: a model of care developed in Amsterdam has been transplanted to the shores of Lake Rotorua. Nov 1, 2016 2028

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