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Magnet New Zealand First National Forum

29 March 2004
Media Advisory
Magnet New Zealand First National Forum,
Wellington, April 1 2004

More than 100 health professionals will be in Wellington this week focussing on the "Magnet" concept of health care, a new approach for New Zealand.

The forum will include addresses from Health Minister Annette King, and international nurse leader and Magnet advocate, Kim Sharkey.

Several District Health Boards are underway with or planning to adopt Magnet principles.

Where: Illot Theatre, Wellington Convention Centre
Wakefield Street

When: Thursday, April 1, 2004
9am - 4.15pm

Speakers include: Health Minister Annette King
American Nurse Leader Kim Sharkey
Ministry of Health Chief Nursing Advisor Dr Frances Hughes
Magnet NZ Chairperson Christine Payne
Magnet NZ Deputy Chairperson Mary Finlayson

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