News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 


Praising our wonderful nursing staff

Praising our wonderful nursing staff

Southern DHB nurses are being congratulated and praised even more than usual on Monday (May 12), as they celebrate International Nurses Day.

DHB nurses will gather at awards ceremonies being held in Dunedin and Southland on Monday. The Awards celebrate and acknowledge nursing innovation, clinical excellence and outstanding practice in nursing across the region.

Southern DHB Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Leanne Samuel said that, "International Nurses Day is a great opportunity for us to celebrate the work of our wonderful nurses at the Southern DHB. We have absolutely extraordinary nurses and there are so many fantastic examples of our expert nursing staff going the extra mile to deliver the very best care for patients and our community."

New Graduate Registered Nurse, Emma Gibson who works on Ward 8B at Dunedin Hospital said that, "the chance to celebrate my profession is great. Nurses are not always the best at talking about the work we do and the difference we make to people's lives. I love my job, it's great to be able to help people, I love learning new things and no day is ever the same."

Emma's patient, Mrs Ngair McGroucher, praised the nurses at Dunedin Hospital for their care. "They're excellent nurses," she said. "They're very caring, thoughtful, they anticipate what I need and above all I feel really confident in them."

Southern DHB employs over 2000 nurses who all make the most significant contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of patients in the Southern District. Each year the invaluable role that nurses play in keeping people in New Zealand and around the world as healthy and independent as possible is recognised on International Nurses Day (12 May), the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. It is a day for the community and the Southern DHB to say thank you.

Otago Awards:
Awards and celebrations take place on Monday, 12 May 2014 between 2-4pm in the Executive & Senior Leadership Meeting Room, 1st floor, Psych Services Building, Dunedin Hospital.

Nursing & Midwifery Awards for Professional and Clinical Excellence are in recognition of the achievements and significant contribution made by nurses and midwives by Otago Nurses.


Southland Awards:
Awards and celebrations take place on Monday, 12 May, Waiau Room, Ascot Park Hotel, from 6pm.
Southland Nursing Excellence Awards recognise and formally celebrate nursing innovation, clinical excellence, contribution to the community, leadership and research by Southland and Lakes nurses across the nursing sector.

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Werewolf: Katniss Joins The News Team

From the outset, the Hunger Games series has dwelt obsessively on the ways that media images infiltrate our public and personal lives... From that grim starting point, Mockingjay Part One takes the process a few stages further. There is very little of the film that does not involve the characters (a) being on screens (b) making propaganda footage to be screened and (c) reacting to what other characters have been doing on screens. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Ko Witi Te Kaituhituhi

Witi Ihimaera, the distinguished Māori author and the first Māori to publish a book of short stories and a novel, has adopted a new genre with his latest book. But despite its subtitle, this book is a great deal more than a memoir of childhood. More>>

Werewolf: Rescuing Paul Robeson

Would it be any harder these days, for the US government to destroy the career of a famous American entertainer and disappear them from history – purely because of their political beliefs? You would hope so. In 1940, Paul Robeson – a gifted black athlete, singer, film star, Shakespearean actor and orator – was one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. More>>

ALSO:

"Not A Competition... A Quest": Chapman Tripp Theatre Award Winners

Big winners on the night were Equivocation (Promising Newcomer, Best Costume, Best Director and Production of the Year), Kiss the Fish (Best Music Composition, Outstanding New NZ Play and Best Supporting Actress), and Watch (Best Set, Best Sound Design and Outstanding Performance). More>>

ALSO:

Film Awards: The Dark Horse Scores Big

An inspirational film based on real life Gisborne speed-chess coach An inspirational film based on real life Gisborne speed-chess coach Genesis Potini, made all the right moves to take out top honours along with five other awards at the Rialto Channel New Zealand Film Awards - nicknamed The Moas. More>>

ALSO:

Theatre: Ralph McCubbin Howell Wins 2014 Bruce Mason Award

The Bruce Mason Playwriting Award was presented to Ralph McCubbin Howell at the Playmarket Accolades in Wellington on 23 November 2014. More>>

ALSO:

One Good Tern: Fairy Tern Crowned NZ Seabird Of The Year

The fairy tern and the Fiji petrel traded the lead in the poll several times. But a late surge saw it come out on top with 1882 votes. The Fiji petrel won 1801 votes, and 563 people voted for the little blue penguin. More>>

Music Awards: Lorde Reigns Supreme

Following a hugely successful year locally and internationally, Lorde has done it again taking out no less than six Tuis at the 49th annual Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Health
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news