Discover the founder of modern day nursing in our Florence Nightingale facts. Where was Florence born? What did she do? Why was she the Lady with the Lamp?
Originally doctors within New Zealand worked independently with a user pays system. Public hospitals were designed to be used by patients that could not afford to be in the private health care system.
DHB nursing and midwifery teams & the good health of our community is relying on you. The DHB health system is under extreme pressure to deliver good and safe health care for all New Zealanders. Over
Early nurses were untrained and combined health work with domestic and childcare work. From the 1880s hospitals offered training programmes, which signalled the formalisation of nursing as a professio
The sinking of the transport ship Marquette in the Aegean Sea in late 1915 added to the grief of a nation still reeling from the heavy losses at Gallipoli. Read more...
In a post to the public Facebook group, one graduate nurse joked she would die of a stress-induced heart attack long before reaching the milestone of 30 years as a nurse.
Nursing provides opportunities to work in diverse settings and roles. Each scope of practice requires a different level of education.
Following the election of Cheryl Hanham to Vice President, a vacancy for one position on the NZNO Board is now available.
Find out about registered nurse pay, training requirements and job opportunities in New Zealand.
The Nursing Council of New Zealand's primary function is to protect the health and safety of members of the public by ensuring that nurses are registered, competent and fit to practise.
Public health initiatives have been at the forefront of improving health and life expectancy since the 19th century. The focus has shifted from quarantine and sewerage systems to vaccination and scree