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March 2017

HQ 1381 HYM
Hyman, Prue
Hopes dashed? The economics of gender inequality

In 1994 economist Prue Hyman published Women and Economics, an overview of the status of women in the New Zealand economy. Much has changed since then – but how much? Has the promise of equality been fulfilled in the labour market? Is unpaid domestic work being given the recognition it deserves? In this text Hyman surveys the mixed record of the past two decades.

WP 460 JON
Jones, Ronald W.
Doctors in denial: The forgotten women in the 'unfortunate experiment'

Otago University Press, 2017
Aims to set the record straight on the nature of Dr Herbert Green's experiment on gynaecological patients at National Women's Hospital in which he decided not to treat cervical cancer. Rebuts revisionist attempts to question the findings of the Cartwright Inquiry, and indicts the medical establishment of the day for refusing to acknowledge Green's malpractice.

WY 86 MEL
Meleis, Afaf Ibrahim
Theoretical nursing: Development and progress

Sixth edition, 2018
Provides a developmental and historical review of theoretical nursing to help nurses develop analytic skills and integrate knowledge into a coherent whole. Demystifies theory, charts strategies to use in developing and advancing theory, and provides tools and best practices in evaluating progress in the discipline.

June 2016 - December 2016

1/ HM 786 HIL - The Membership model: Recruiting, activating and keeping members
Hill, Niklas & Sjostrom, Angeli

Trinambai Consulting, 2012
Outlines eight steps to improve the ability of civil society organisations to recruit, activate and keep members -- aimed at employees, elected representatives and active members who want to create a membership strategy or improve their operational membership work.  Comprises interviews with seven individuals on aspects of recruitment and motivation of members

2/ HD 8038.A1 SUS - Future of the Professions: How technology will transform the work of human experts
Susskind, Richard & Susskind, Daniel

Oxford University Press, 2015
Predicts the decline of today's professions and describes the people and systems that will replace them. Argues that in an Internet society, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, consultants, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century. Explains how 'increasingly capable systems' - from telepresence to artificial intelligence - will bring fundamental change in the way that the 'practical expertise' of specialists is made available in society, challenging the 'grand bargain' -- the arrangement that grants various monopolies to today's professionals. Argues that current professions are antiquated, opaque and no longer affordable, and that the expertise of the best is enjoyed only by a few. Proposes in their place, six new models for producing and distributing expertise in society.

3/ HB 3718 STU - Body economic:  why austerity kills
Recessions, budget battles, and the politics of life and death

Published 2013
Argues that by adopting harsh austerity measures and cutting key social programs at a time when constituents need them most, politicians have turned their recessions into public health disasters. Presents a series of historical case studies stretching from 1930s America, to Russia and Indonesia in the 1990s, to present-day Greece, Britain, Spain, and the U.S., to reveal that governmental mismanagement of financial strife has resulted in a grim array of human tragedies, from suicides to HIV infections.

4/ KUQ 53.8 WEB - Ethics, professional responsibility and the lawyer
Webb, Duncan., Dalziel, Kathryn & Cook, Kerry

Lexis/Nexis, 3rd edition, 2016
Incorporates the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006, and the Rules of Conduct and Client Care 2008, and the relevant jurisprudence, with expanded analysis of associated key topics including: lawyer-client relationships and conflicts; client confidences; privacy; and duties of care.

5/ K3750 GOS - Global health law
Gostin, Lawrence O

Harvard University Press, 2014
Systematically defines the burgeoning field of global health law, and declares the need for effective global governance for health.  Offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right.

6/ KUQ 942.6 PEN - Privacy law in New Zealand
Penk, Stephen & Robin, Rosemary

Thomson Reuters, 2nd edition, 2016
Offers a broad-ranging examination of privacy principles from theoretical and practical perspectives, covering the privacy concept and its status in the law; the interests with which privacy competes; the development of the tort; and the limited and piecemeal statutory protection of privacy, while the later chapters focus on the application of the law in common contexts such as children, family, mental health and employment.  Encompasses legislative, common law and policy developments, including the enactment of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012, the common law establishment of an Intrusion Tort, and developments in the areas of reality television and new technologies.

7/ WA 846 MCJ - Better send-off: The ultimate funeral guide
McJorrow, Gail

Published in 2015
Provides a guide to organising secular funerals and burials.

8/ WA 275 JEN - Drowsy Driving Handbook: Akilla in the blink of an eye
Jenkins, Martin

Published in 2006
What the causes of drowsy driving are - when, where and why you are most "at risk" to drowsy driving such as afternoon driving or after a plane flight or after fast foods or while on medication; What the best ways are for you to avoid drowsy driving - the steps to minimise your risk of being a drowsy driver; And, if you do feel drowsy, what you must do to stay alive - and this is the simple bit - you must stop as soon as possible and take a 15 minute "power nap".

9/ W87 GAL - Things that matter: Stories of life and death
Galler, David

Allen and Unwin, 2016
From his position as head of intensive care at Middlemore Hospital, the author reflects on life and death through his fascinating stories of working in emergency medicine.  He  frames a number of chapters around key organs such as the heart, brain, and kidneys, discussing their physical nature as well as their importance emotionally and holistically, in relation to stories about patients he has treated and his own life.  Considers wider issues like difficult conversations with patients and the doctor-patient relationship, as well as broader topics like organ donation.

10/ WA 440 DAR - Workplace bullying
Darby, Frank & Scott-Howman, Andrew

Thomson Reuters, 2016
Deals with bullying in NZ’s workplaces in a way that is both educational and practical. Designed to provide employers, managers, and workers with insights into:  the nature and dynamics of bullying; strategies for preventing and managing bullying; methods of dealing with complaints of bullying; the process of investigating and resolving complaints of bullying; and the legal issues associated with complaints of bullying.  The authors refer to WorkSafe New Zealand’s guidelines, 'Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying,' the full text of which is appended to the book.

11/ W32.6 HEN - Law, ethics, and medicine: Essays in honour of Peter Skegg
Henaghan, Mark & Wall, Jesse

Thomson Reuters New Zealand Ltd, with assistance from the NZ Law Foundation, 2016
Comprises twelve essays written by a range of internationally-recognised medical lawyers, covering the topics:  the regulation of medical practitioners; consent; rights in bodily material; euthanasia; compensation and ethical approval for medical research; treatment orders for mental health conditions; and surrogacy laws.

12/ RT 23 BUR - From silence to voice: What nurses know and must communicate to the public
Buresh, Bernice & Gordon, Suzanne

3rd edition, 2013
Comprehensively revised and updated, the third edition helps nurses use a range of traditional and social media to accurately describe the true nature of their work.  Analyses  images projected by nursing campaigns, offering guidance in helping nurses construct positive and powerful narratives of their work. Focuses on how nurses can describe and frame their work to seize unprecedented opportunities to advance their profession and lead improvements in health care systems.

13/ HV 551 MCN - Leading in disaster recovery: A companion through the chaos
McNaughton, Elizabeth.,Wills, Jolie & Lallemant, David

Published 2015
Shares the lessons learned and the practical strategies.from more than 100 recovery leaders from around the world.  Includes a self-care plan template and a checklist of burnout symptoms, along with stickers and 2 wild cards.
More information: http://preparecenter.org/resources/leading-in-disaster-recovery

14/ HF 5549 BED - Challenges in professional supervision: Current themes and models for practice
Beddoe, Liz & Davys, Allyson

Published 2016
Draws on the latest research and theory to explore issues, trends and developments in supervision work.   Examines supervision across a broad range of settings, including health, social work and counselling.  Divided into two sections, the first describes the contemporary themes in professional supervision and the second the models and skills being employed to deliver it.

May 2016

1. WY28 MAR
No one left behind: How nurse practitioners are changing the Canadian health care system

Shares a variety of stories from nurse practitioners across all sectors of the Canadian health care system to provide detailed accounts of what they do in their practice.

2. WZ 100 CLA
Nursing: an exquisite profession

Autobiographical account of the nursing career of a former president of the Royal College of Nursing

3. WZ 100 ROU
New Zealand's safer sex pioneer [Ettie Rout]

A revised version of the author's 1992 biography, this is intended as a shorter, more accessible version of the earlier book, to commemorate the centennial of the First World War.

4. HF 5718 GOU
"Just listen": Discover the secret to getting through to absolutely anyone.

Presents techniques for overcoming barriers to communication.

5. WY 154.2 VIS
Fast facts for the triage nurse: An orientation and care guide in a nutshell

Offers guidelines covering key processes and practices that triage nurses use daily. Chapters address core elements of triage such as patient point of entry, acuity scales, and "red-flag" patient presentations and how to handle them; coordination and communication with other health care team members; and documentation.

6. WZ 100 CUR
To Sark and beyond

Recounts the author's experiences as a district nurse in London in the 1960s followed by her years working on Sark in the Channel Islands before emigrating to New Zealand where she worked as a district nurse north of Auckland.

7. WY 20.5 MOU
Nursing research: An introduction

Answers questions about the nursing research process, providing the knowledge necessary to understand nursing research, evidence-based practice and critical appraisal.

8. WY 88 PEP
Interpersonal relations in nursing: A conceptual  frame of reference for psychodynamic nursing

Reprints the classic text from 1952 in which the author suggests that interaction phenomena that occur during nurse-patient relationships have qualitative impact on outcomes for patients.

 

March 2016

1/ WA 308 BAR
Child, youth and family health: strengthening communities

Barnes, Margaret & Rowe, Jennifer
Elsevier Australia, 2013; reprinted 2014

2/ WY 160 ELD
Psychiatric and mental health nursing

Elder, Ruth; Evans, Katie & Nizette, Debra (editors)
3rd edition, Published 2013

3/ WY 20.5 BOR 2016
Navigating the maze of research: Enhancing nursing and midwifery practice

Borbasi, Sally & Jackson, Debra
Fourth edition; Australian and New Zealand edition
Elsevier Australia, 2016

4/ WY 152 NAY
Older people: Issues and innovations in care

Nay, Rhonda., Garratt, Sally & Fetherstonhaugh, Deirdre
Fourth edition, 2014

5/ WY 11.KN4 MCN
100 years:  New Zealand military nursing: New Zealand Army Nursing Service -- Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015

Sherayl McNabb
Published 2015

6/ WX 28.62.KN4 AND
Glimpses of Te Omanga: 100+ hospital stories

Anderson, Beryl
Published 2015

7/ WY 105 HUB
Leadership and nursing care management

Huber, Diane L
Elsevier Saunders, 2014


27 January 2016

1/ "What Jan began" : preparing students for healthcare careers at Manukau Institute of Technology: the first 25 years
Rummel, L., Delugar, A. & Hansen, J. (2015)

Faculty of Nursing and Health Studies, Manukau Institute of Technology. 244pp.
DOCUMENTS the history of the Dept of Nursing and Health Studies at Manukau Insititute of Technology, and profiles the founding Head of Dept, Jan Grant, at what was then the Dept of Nursing in the 1980s.  

2/ Transitions in nursing: Preparing for professional practice (4th ed).
Chang, E. Daly, J. (2016). Elsevier Australia. 357pp.

Assists nursing students in preparing for their first nursing role by addressing key issues, including learning to work in teams, organisational culture, stress management, communication with patients and families, professional development and self-care.  Includes case studies.  The text is organised into three sections:  From Student to Graduate; Skills for Dealing with the World of Work; and Organisational Environments.

3/ Promoting health in Aotearoa New Zealand
Signal, L. & Ratima, M. (2015). Otago University Press. 324pp.

PROVIDES an overview of health promotion in NZ, exploring ways in which Maori, and other perspectives have been melded with Western ideas to produce distinctly New Zealand approaches. Addresses the need for locally written material for use in teaching and practice, and provides direction for those wanting to solve complex public health problems.

4/ Mentoring and supervision in healthcare (3rd ed).
Gopee, N. (2015). Sage Publications. 284pp.

INTRODUCES the theories, evidence and research that define mentoring, learning and student assessment in healthcare today, combining an evidence-based approach that supports critical analysis with a focus on how to do mentoring in everyday practice.  Confronts the day-to-day and longer-term issues and challenges in mentoring, and explores potential solutions.

5/ Mastering informatics: A healthcare handbook for success
Sengstack, P. & Boicey, C. (2015). Honor Society of Nursing. 425pp.

Informatics: The use of technology and data to improve patient care. The more formalised role of informatics that we see today emerged with the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR)

6/ Leadership & nursing: Contemporary perspectives (2nd ed.)
Daly, J. et al. (2015). Elsevier Australia. 276pp.

The second edition  features the perspectives of more than 30 world leaders in nursing who are at the forefront of discourse and research, and examines the challenges that nurse leaders face within a diverse range of professional practice environments.  Includes nine new chapters exploring the most current leadership issues and themes.

7/ The invisible work of nurses: Hospitals, organisation and healthcare
Allen, D. (2015). Routledge. 153pp
.
NURSING is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities. Across the spectrum of locales in which they are employed, nurses, in numerous ways, support and sustain the delivery and organisation of health services. In recent history, however, this wider work has generally been regarded as at best an adjunct to the core nursing function, and at worse responsible for taking nurses away from their ‘real work’ with patients.

8/ Interpersonal relationships: professional communication skills for nurses (7th ed.)
Arnold, E. & Underman Boggs,K. (2016). Elsevier. 546pp.

INTRODUCES a broadened interprofessional perspective on communication, occasioned by historical transformational changes currently occurring in contemporary health care delivery.  Integrates the competency-based content with exercises and case examples to support students in developing the interpersonal and technical communication skills required in contemporary health-care environments

9/ Guide to the code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements: Development, interpretation and application
Fowler, M. D. M. (2015). American Nurses Association. 222pp.

Each chapter of this comprehensively revised text is devoted to a single Code provision, including:
Key ethical concepts; Theories and models of ethical decision-making.

10/ Cultural Safety in Aotearoa New Zealand (2nd ed.)
Wepa, D. Cambridge University Press. (2015). 268pp.

Presents a range of theoretical and practice-based perspectives adopted by experienced educators who are active in cultural safety education

1st June 2015

1. The Leadership Challenge: How to make extraordinary things happen in organizations
By Kouzez, J. & Posner, B.
Fifth edition; 25th anniversary

Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive global research this new edition explores the toughest organisational challenges leaders face today.  It includes 100 all-new case studies and firsthand accounts.

27 May 2015

1. Out of time: The pleasures and perils of ageing
By Lynne Segal
Lynne Segal examines her life and surveys the work and experience of other writers and artists to explore the pleasures and perils of growing old. This book explores the trials and vicissitudes of ageing.

2. Communication for nurses: How to prevent harmful events and promote patient safety
By Pamela McHugh Schuster
Develop the professional communication skills you need to prevent errors and avoid patient injuries. Effective communication is integral to patient safety - it's no longer a "nice to have" skill, it's a need to have skill.

3. The invisible work of nurses: Hospitals, organisation and healthcare
By Davina Allen
Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities. Across the spectrum of locales in which they are employed, nurses, in numerous ways, support and sustain the delivery and organisation of health services. In recent history, however, this wider work has generally been regarded as at best an adjunct to the core nursing function, and at worse responsible for taking nurses away from their ‘real work’ with patients.

4. Health promotion in nursing practice
By Nola Pender
New to the sixth edition:
- An evidence-based approach to health promotion and disease prevention, which emphasises research-based interventions
- A focus on different populations that pays special attention to life span, culture and vulnerability and their roles in health and disease
- A global socio-ecological approach that emphasises the role of physical and social environments in health promotion

May 2015

1. WY85 FOW
Guide to the code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements: Development , interpretation and application

By Marsha D. M. Fowler
American Nurses Association, 2nd ed. Published 2015
Each chapter of this comprehensively revised text is devoted to a single Code provision, including
- Key ethical concepts.
- Theories and models of ethical decision-making
- Historical, professional and societal issues, trends and other influences
- Each interpretive statement’s contribution to interpreting and applying the provision examples and illustrative cases, based on real situations, to facilitate study and discussion

2. WZ 100 HAR
A dame we knew: A tribute to Dame Cecily Pickerill
By Beryl Harris

This is a story about the life and times of Dame Cecily Pickerill, a pioneering New Zealand plastic surgeon who operated on many hundreds of infants with cleft problems. Along with her husband she believed in the early repair for a thriving baby
Any profits from this book will benefit the Gillies McIndoe Research Institute & the New Zealand Cleft Group. To purchase a copy of this book - contact Beryl Harris (berylaharris@xtra.co.nz)

3. WY 49 DOE
Nursing care plans : guidelines for individualizing client care across the life span
By Doenges, M. E.; Moorhouse, M. F. & Murr, A.C.

9th ed., Published 2014
Updated with NANDA-I 2012-2014 Diagnoses
This all-in-one care planning resource provides the step-by-step guidance you need to develop individualized plans of care, while also honing your critical thinking and analytical skills. Thoroughly updated and revised throughout, 167 care plans reflect the latest NANDA-I diagnoses and terminology. You’ll also now find an expanded emphasis on evidence-based practice through citations that support the incidence of the problem, the validity of the diagnostic tests, and the recommended nursing interventions.

April 2015

1. WD 210 NZMA
Tackling Obesity
New Zealand Medical Association Policy Briefing

Existing approaches to tackling obesity in New Zeaalnd are not doing enough. New Zealand is now the fourth most obese country in the OECD, with nearly tow thirds of adults either overweight (34%) or obese (31%). The NZNO recommnends a suite of measures including countering the obesogenic environment and improving health literacy.

2. WY 31 NCNZ
The Future Nursing Workforce Supply projections 2010 – 2035

In 2012 the Nursing Council of New Zealand commissioned Business and Economic Research Limited (BERL) to undertake an analysis of the nursing workforce from 2010 to 2035 based on available workforce information and taking into account predicted changes in New Zealand's population size and structure. By 2035 it is estimated there will be 5.26 million people living in New Zealand and a predicted increase in demand for health care based on an ageing population and lifestyle disease

3. WP 250 MAY
Modern colposcopy : textbook & atlas
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott, 2012

The first two editions of this book were published by the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP). This product is considered the standard of colposcopy and has the reputation of being the best selling educational teaching module_ for the physician, resident, or advanced practice clinician who wishes to bridge the gap between the obvious need for increased early detection of cervical, vaginal, and vulvar disease and the intensive education required for colposcopy.__The purpose of the society and the book is to provide education about the lower genital tract through the use of colposcopy. This includes the disciplines of pathology, cytology, cytogenetics, preventive medicine, basic research, gynecologic oncology, and endocrinology which are relevant to the understanding of the pathophysiology of the disease processes of the lower genital tract

March 2015

1. WY 105 BON
Skills of clinical supervision for nurses : a practical guide for supervisees, supervisors, and managers

By Bond, M. & Holland, S. Published 2010
This book offers ways of understanding the context of clinical supervision in nursing and pinpoints organizational and personal pitfalls that can sabotage its effectiveness.

2. WM 40 THO
Sarah Vaughan is not my mother : a memoir of madness
By Thomson, MaryJan. Published 2013

n the tradition of The Bell Jar and Girl, Interrupted comes a stunning autobiographical account from a 29-year-old New Zealander. A creative, intelligent young woman with a loving family, in her first year of university MaryJane starts to experience nightmarish delusions and hallucinations. Her journey into madness has begun. She drops out, turns to drugs, and spends eight years in and out of psych wards, police cells, drug hangouts and on the streets. In this book she vividly describes what it is like to live with voices in your head, to lose your freedom, and to despair of ever being well again

3. WT 104 SEG
Out of time : the pleasures and perils of ageing
By Segal, Lynne. Published 2014

Lynee Segal examines her life and surveys the work and experience of other writers and artists to explore the pleasures and perils of growing old. This book explores the trials and vicissitudes of ageing.

4. BF 505 LOC
New developments in goal setting and task performance
By Locke, Edwin A. & Latham, Gary P. Published 2013

This book concentrates on the last ten years of research in the area of goal setting and performance at work. The editors and contributors believe goals affect action and they look at the recent theories and implications in this area

5. WM 55 MIL
Motivational interviewing : preparing people for change
By Miller, William R. & Rollnick, Stephen. Published 2013

This book has been updated to include the new four-process model of motivational interviewing (engaging, focusing, evolving, planning).

6. W26.5 SEN
Mastering informatics: A healthcare handbook for success
By Sengstack, Patricia & Boicey, Charles. Published 2015

Informatics: The use of technology and data to improve patient care. The more formalised role fo informatics that we see today emerged with the implementation of the electronic health record (EHR).

7. HD 57.7 KOU
The leadership challenge : how to make extraordinary things happen in organizations
By Kouzes, James M. & Posner, Barry Z. Published 2012

Based on Kouzes and Posner's extensive global research this new edition explores the toughest organisational challenges leaders face today.  It includes 100 all-new case studies and firsthand accounts.

8. WT 116 KN4 WOO
The healthy country? : a history of life & death in New Zealand
By Woodward, Alistair & Blakely, Tony. Published 2014

The authors tell the story of life and death in Aotearoa New Zeaalnd from first Maori settlement to the twenty-first century. Did Maori or Europeans live longer in 1759? How did pakeha New Zealanders become the healthiest, longest lived people on the face of the globe - and why did Maori not enjoy the same life expectancy?

9. WA 590 PEN
Health promotion in nursing practice
Pender, Nola J., Murdaugh, Carolyn L. & Parsons, Mary Ann.. Published 2011

New to the sixth edition:
- An evidence-based approach to health promotion and disease prevention, which emphasises research-based interventions
- A focus on different populations that pays special attention to life span, culture and vulnerability and their roles in health and disease
- A global socio-ecological approach that emphasises the role of physical and social environments in health promotion

10. WY 86 JOH
Guided reflection : a narrative approach to advancing professional practice
By Johns, C. ed. Published 2010

Reflection is widely recognised as an invaluable tool in health care, providing fresh insights which enable practitioners to develop their own practice and improve the quality of their care. Guided Reflection: Advancing practice introduces the practitioner to the concept of 'Guided reflection', an innovative research process in which the practitioner is assisted by a mentor (or 'guide') in a process of self-enquiry, development, and learning through reflection, in order to become fully effective

11.  HD 58.6 URY
Getting past no : negotiating in difficult situations
Published 2007

A practical 5-step method for engotiating with anyone - even the difficult person who won't say yes. William Ury of Hardvard Law School's program on negotiation offers a proven strategy for turning adversaries into negotiating partners.

February 2015

1. A Breath of Hope: 50 Years of Breathing Better: the Asthma Foundation 1964 to 2014
Ormsby, M. L. (2014) The Asthma Foundation. 128pp.

Celebrating fifty years since the first meeting of The Asthma Foundation this book records the history since the foundation was commissioned. From a local beginning in 1964 the asthma movement grew to include the Asthma Foundation, a national body, and New Zealand wide network of asthma societies. Asthma remains a chronic disease, a major cause of hospital admissions and an extremely serious health problem  for Maori and Pacific People.

2. Child-Centred Nursing: Promoting Critical Thinking
Carter, B. Et al. (2014) Sage Publications. 179pp.

The authors present a unique approach by bringing children to the fore of the discussion about their health and health care. It encourages you to think critically about children, their families and contemporary practice issues. It promotes reflection on how you can develop innovative practice so as to improve children’s health outcomes and their experiences of health care. Clinical case studies and critical thinking exercises are included in each chapter, creating and sustaining a clear link between professional practice, research and theory.

3. Mentoring Today’s Nurses: A Global Perspective for Success
Baxley, S.M. et al. (2014) Sigma Theta Tau International. 163pp
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Mentoring and coaching are critical components of professional success for nursing students. This book focuses on mentoring within educational and health care settings, where nursing students and professional nurses must learn how to assess and navigate  multiple systems.

4. The Nerdy Nurse's Guide to Technology
Wilson, B. (2014)
Sigma Theta Tau International. 192pp.
In the world of smartphones and tablets, technology is no longer for the “tech geek”. It is the new norm. And is there an app for that? Yes! Some 17,000 apps are availabel for patients and health care providers alike. Wilson provides nurses with the tools to successfully embrace digital documentation and she provides some examples of how technology can potentially improve patient care. Technology should be seen and used as an aide to delivering nursing care.

5. Nursing Delegation and Management of Patient Care
Motacki, K. & Burke, K. (2011) Mosby Elesevier. 293pp.

This resource is your guide to information on the roles and responsibilities of the manager of patient care, core competencies required of nurses caring for patients, and a wide range of management concepts that nurses need to know before entering practice. With an emphasis on patient safety and evidence-based practice, it provides complete coverage of patient care management, leadership, information management, organizational planning, and human resources.

6. Person and Family Centered Care
Barnsteiner, J. et al. (2014) Sigma Theta Tau International. 470pp.

Person and Family Centered Care offers a new approach that begins with the person, embraces the family, and encompasses all care delivery locations. At the forefront of this movement are authors Jane Barnsteiner, Joanne Disch, and Mary K. Walton, who present a surprisingly practical clinical reference covering a vast array of patient-care scenarios, together with effective strategies for achieving optimal outcomes

7. Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care
Eisler, R. & Potter, T.M. (2014)

This text presents a structure to shift health care relationships from hierarchies of domination and isolated professions to high-functioning, collaborative teams ready to be full partners with patients, families, communities, and one another. This comprehensive text will benefit nurses by defining and illustrating full partnership in practice, education and research to improve communication and interprofessional collaboration. 354pp.

8. With You: The Mary Potter Hospice Story
Dawson,B. (2014) Wairau Press. 304pp.
Commissioned by, and gifted to, the Mary Potter Hospice by the Little Company of Mary, this book  tells the stories of the inspirational people who have been associated with Mary Potter Hospice over the years. It tells of the decision makers, the clinical teams, the patients and their carers, staff and volunteers: their determination, their struggles and the fundraising that made the dream a reality
 

May 2014

1. Whole Person Caring: An Interprofessional Model for Healing and Wellness  
By Lucia Thornton; June 2013
The aim of this book is to present a new way of looking at who we are and what we do. It is about bringing heart and soul back into our lives and work and advocating for a health care system that does the same. Focusing on mental - as well as physical - aspects of patient healing and employee care, this book helps health care leaders recognize not only the symptoms of illness but the root causes, providing an integrative approach and holistic model to help hospitals and other health care organizations transform.

2. Dealing daily with dementia 2000+ Practical hints and strategies for carers
by Angela Caughey; Foreword by Dr Chris Perkins, 2013
Many books have been written about dementia, usually dealing with the symptoms and the medical side of the condition. But here is a thoroughly practical book for carers and families, written by someone with first-hand experience of caring for someone with dementia over many years. It provides solutions to a vast range of situations the carer is likely to encounter – from organising legal and financial affairs, to ways of coping with the symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, hallucinations, incontinence and decreasing mental powers.

3. Dosage calculations made incredibly easy
Published in 2010
Now in its Fourth Edition, this book contains everything health care practitioners need to review and students need to learn about calculating drug dosages. This entertaining and informative reference reviews the basic math needed to perform dosage calculation, including fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions. It walks the nurse through the interpretation of hundreds of examples of drug orders and the performance of hundreds of complex dosage calculations, and provides information on deciphering difficult abbreviations, dealing with unclear handwriting, reading medication labels, selecting administration equipment, and more.

4. Ka Tu Ka Oho : Visions of a Bicultural Partnership in Psychology
Published 2012
This book contains 20 years of bicultural keynote addresses given to the New Zealand Psychological Society at its annual conference. Raymond Nairn returned to these speakers and asked them to reflect on their keynote addresses then and now.

5. Immigration and refugee law
By Doug Tennent
Published in 2010
Immigration and Refugee Law is written at a time of transition in New Zealand immigration legislation. The Immigration Act 1987, which has been in force for nearly 22 years, will be repealed and replaced by the Immigration Act 2009 by Order in Council in 2010. This book sets out the current law and the law that is about to come into force. It considers the similarities and differences of the two pieces of legislation and the ongoing influence the 1987 Act will have on the 2009 Act.

6. Electoral law in New Zealand: practice and policy
By Andrew Geddis
Published in 2014
This books sets out the legal rules that apply to elections, This edition updates developments since the 2007 election including:
- The 2011 referendum on the electoral system and the subsequent Electoral Commission review of MMP
- The creation of a new Electoral Commission 
- Changes to political funding rules and voting procedures
- The Electoral Amendment Bill 2013

7.  Sing no sad songs: Losing a daughter to cancer
by Sandra  Arnold. Canterbury University Press. 2011. 218 pages.
At the age of 22 Rebecca Arnold, an art student from Greendale in Canterbury, was diagnosed with a rare and vicious cancer. Thirteen months later this young woman passed away, her family left to cope with a tidal wave of grief and loss. This book is a heart breaking and yet beautifully composed memoir by Rebecca's mother, Sandra Arnold. It is a haunting story of bereavement, survival, courage and acceptance

8. Confessions of a male nurse
By  Michael Alexander. Friday Project. 2012. 317 pages.
From stampeding nudes to inebriated teenagers, Michael Alexander never knew what he was getting himself into. But now, sixteen years since he first launched into his nursing career, as the only man in a gynaecology ward, he's pretty much dealt with everything. Michael Alexander is the pseudonym of a nurse who has previously worked in the UK and New Zealand
 

June 2013

1.  From green to gold: Nurses and comrades
Compiled and edited by Patricia Isa
A collection of nursing memories, career pathways, life stories, and other topics of interest. celebrating 55 years of Green Group comradeship. Dunedin Hospital 1958 - 1961.

2.  Managing mixed financing of privately owned providers in the public interest
Institute of Policy Studies, 2010
This book compares the financing of general practice primary health care, long term care of older people, legal aid, and early childhood education in New Zealand, Australia and England. each service is characterised by a different mix of public and private finance. The authors identify the criteria deemed important when assessing whether a particular mix of public and private finance provides a service that meets public goals

3 . New Zealand guideline for the assessment and management of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) : user guide
This user guide is designed as a quick reference for health professionals managing people presenting with a suspected TIA
Stroke Foundation of New Zealand, 2008

4. Health Activism: Foundations and strategies
By Glenn Laverack, 2013
Health activism is a growing area of interest for many who work to improve health at both a national and international levels because it offers a more direct approach to achieve lasting social and political change. This book provides theory, evidence-base and strategies that can be harnessed to bring about change. Particular relevance for post-graduate students and practitioners in public health and health promotion.

February 2013
 

  1. Reforming Primary Health Care: A Nursing Perspective: Contributing to health care reform, issues and challenges
    By Rosamund Bryar,, Sally Kendall. & Sophie Mogotlane. International Centre for Human Resources in Nursing. 2012. 60 pages.
    The first chapter " Setting the Scene for the PHC Nursing Workforce Development Roadmap" provides the context for presentation of a guide to support the development and contribution of PHC nursing. The second chapter "Delivering effective primary health care nursing" presents evidence underpinning the Development Roadmap. The conclusion provides a summary of areas for action.
  2.  The principles of nursing practice
    By Royal College of Nursing. 2012. 28 pages
    This essential guide comprises a nine-part series describing The Principles of Nursing Practice developed by the Royal College of Nursing in collaboration with patient and service organisations, the Department of Health, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
  3. The good doctor: What patients want
    By Ron P. Paterson . Auckland University Press. 2012. 201 pages.
    Drawing on his years of dealing with patient concerns, Ron Paterson makes challenging arguments including:
    -  That patients don’t demand the sort of information about doctors that they should;
    -  That doctors are reluctant to judge problem doctors and prefer the ‘quiet chat’; and
    -  That current law and practice is lax when it comes to checking that doctors remain up-to-date
  4. Confessions of a male nurse
    By Michael Alexander. Friday Project. 2012. 317 pages.
    From stampeding nudes to inebriated teenagers, Michael Alexander never knew what he was gettinghimself into. But now, sixteen years since he first launched into his nursing career, as the only man in agynaecology ward, he's pretty much dealt with everything. Michael Alexander is the pseudonym of anurse who has previously worked in the UK and New Zealand
  5. Caring Counts: Tautiaki tika: Report of the inquiry into the aged care workforce
    New Zealand Human Rights Commission. 2012. 204 pages.
    The report of the Commission's inquiry into the equal employment opportunity issues in the aged care workforce. The inquiry team considered workforce issues raised by both employees and employers in the aged care sector when developing the report’s final recommendations. The main finding of the inquiry concerns the inequity in pay rates that sees care workers in the community, funded by District Health Boards through providers, often paid $3 to $5 an hour less than the caring staff directly employed by the DHB.
  6. Born to a changing world : Childbirth in nineteenth-century New Zealand
    By Alison Clarke. Bridget Williams Books. 2012. 312 pages.
    Emerging from diaries, letters and memoirs, the voices of this charming narrative tell of hew life arrivingamidst a turbulent world. Tracing Maori and Pakeha experience in all parts of the country, this richlyillustrated account of childbirth in nineteenth-century New Zealand remains centred throughout onmothers, babies and families: This is their history.
  7. The Village on the hill: Celebrating 125 years of Waikato Hospital
    By Waikato District Health Board. 2011. 158 pages.
    Waikato Hospital started as a small kauri farm cottage overlooking Lake Rotoroa in Hamilton. Today it stands as a sprawling campus undergoing a $430 million building programme – the biggest redevelopment in its history.  This book profiles of a wide range of staff currently working at the hospital, each talking about their job and a ‘typical day’ for them, produced as feature articles and video interviews. It includes publication for the first time of historical photos from the 2004 operation to today.
  8. Sing no sad songs : Losing a daughter to cancer
    by Sandra Arnold. Canterbury University Press. 2011. 218 pages.
    At the age of 22 Rebecca Arnold, an art student from Greendale in Canterbury, was diagnosed with a rare and vicious cancer. Thirteen months later this young woman passed away, her family left to cope with a tidal wave of grief and loss. This book is a heartbreaking and yet beautifully composed memoir by Rebecca's mother, Sandra Arnold. It is a haunting story of bereavement, survival, courage and acceptance.
  9. Decision making and healthcare management for frontline staff
    By Russell Gurbutt. Foreword by Pat Donovan. Radcliffe Pub.  2011. 131 pages.
    Through correspondence between a lecturer and a practitioner, a descriptive model of the clinical landscape (topography) of the workplace that seeks to render it understandable is developed. This is used as a reference to facilitate enquiry. Skilled decision making is essential amongst service delivery staff so that they can be effective agents of change rather than simply reacting to externally-imposed  change. The model outlined in this book provides reference points to determine where information is needed and used to think through change and its wider implications for service delivery.
  10. The nurse’s social media advantage : how making connections and sharing ideas can enhance your nursing practice.
    By Robert Fraser. Sigma Theta Tau International. 2011. 236 pages. Do you think Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are fun but lack professional relevance? Do you encounter patients and their families sharing medical details with their electronic network of friends and family? Do you wonder how nurses can use professional networking sites such as Linkedin? Blogs, chat groups  and other social media tools are changing the way patients and caregivers gather and share health information. This book gives you all you need to know about how to use popular social media and networking sites, participate in online communities, network professionally, and effectively manage risk and liabilities.
     

February 2012

 

  1. Decision making and healthcare management for frontline staff
    By Russell Curbutt
    Radcliffe Publishing, 2011
    Through correspondence between a lecturer and a practitioner, a descriptive model of the clinical landscape (topography) of the workplace that seeks to render it understandable is developed. This is used as a reference to facilitate enquiry. Skilled decision making is essential amongst service delivery staff so that they can be effective agents of change rather than simply  reacting to externally-imposed change. The model outlined in this book provides reference points to determine where information is needed and used to think through change and its wider implications for service delivery
  2. Sing no sad songs: Losing a daughter to cancer
    By Sandra Arnold
    Canterbury University Press, 2011
    At the age of 22 Rebecca Arnold, an art student from Greendale in Canterbury, was diagnosed with a rare and vicious cancer. Thirteen month later this young woman was dead, her family left to cope with a tidal wave of grief and loss. This book is a heartbreaking and yet beautifully composed memoir by Rebecca's mother, Sandra Arnold. It is a haunting story of bereavement, survival, courage and acceptance
  3. A centenary of nursing leadership in Canterbury 1908-2008: A history of the New Zealand Nurses Association and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Canterbury Branch and Region
    By Buckley, A; Trotter, J; Grofski, Helen & Wootton, Rayna.
    Published 2010
    The Canterbury Branch of the Registered Nurses's Association was inaugurated on Thursday, 15th October, 1908 and the first meeting was held in Miss Cox's Hall in Hereford street. This booklet has been produced to mark the centenary of the Canterbury Branch of the Nurses Association from its inception in 1908 and traces its history through various changes in structure and name up to 2008. The history has been written in three stages:
    1908 - 1956; 1957 - 1983; 1983 - 2008
  4. Community pharmacist-led anticoagulation management service
    By Shaw, Prof. John; Harrison, Dr. Jeff & Harrison, Jenny
    This report details the evaluation of the Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ)-sponsored project 'Community-led Anticoagulation Management Service (CPAMS)'. The project was led by the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (PSNZ). the overall aim of the CPAMS project was to investigate whether the role of community pharmacists should be extended to provide a new service to patients for the monitoring of anticoagulant (warfarin) therapy.

April 2011

  1. Aged Residential Care Service Review
    By Grant Thornton. September 2010
    The aging of the New Zealand population presents well-known challenges to the Crown, providers of services to the elderly and, ultimately, to society as a whole. To address these challenges, leaders from the residential care sector and District Health Boards 9DHBs) commissioned the Aged Residential Care Service to comprehensively assess the cost, capacity and service delivery implications of the increasing number of elderly New Zealanders likely to require aged residential care services.
  2. Best practice : evidence based information sheets for health professionals : 2005-2008
    By The Joanna Briggs Institute. Wiley-Blackwell. 2008
    This issue contains all of the Best Practice information sheets released from 2005-2008. Every Best Practice information sheet is based on the results of a systematic review, either a JBI systematic review or a review or guideline that has been critically appraised by the JBI team.
    Includes topics such as:
    - Management of peripheral intravascular devices
    - Topical skin care in aged care facilities
    - Strategies to reduce medication errors with reference to older adults
    - Solutions, techniques and pressure in wound cleansing
  3. Best practice : evidence-based information sheets for health professionals : 2006-2009
    By The Joanna Briggs Institute. Wiley-Blackwell. 2009
    This second edition contains information sheets from 2006-2009, covers a broad range of topic areas including our first qualitative sheet related to the psychosocial experience of elderly individuals recovering from stroke. A number of sheets have also been updated to ensure you are accessing the most recent information.
    Topics covered include:
    - Strategies to reduce medication errors with reference to older adults
    - Nurse-led interventions to reduce cardiac risk factors in adults
    - Pressure ulcers: management of pressure related tissue damage
    - Solutions, techniques and pressure in wound cleansing
  4. Community health and wellness 4e : primary health care in practice
    By Anne McMurray and Jill Clendon. Elsevier Australia. c2011
    This new edition of Community Health and Wellness builds on a unique sociological approach to community health and the promotion of health care across the lifespan, with an increased emphasis on health literacy, intervention and health promotion. 'The Miller Family' evolving case study runs through the text and examines issues played out by various family members.
    New to this edition:
    - Focus on learning outcomes to better integrate policy, research and practice
    - Strong pedagogy to increase engagement and emphasise key issues
    - Reflective exercises and action points encourage readers to consider the key issues and their implications
    - Research studies exemplify the theme of each chapter and promote evidence-based practice
  5. Navigating the maze of nursing research 2e : an interactive learning adventure
    By Sally Borbasi; Debra Jackson & Rae W Langford. Elsevier Australia. c2008
    High quality research and scholarship improves health outcomes for individuals, families and communities, and lays the foundation for evidence-based practice. To inform their practice, all care health care professionals need to understand the core principles of the research process, regardless of whether they are active researchers or consumers of research findings. Regardless of whether research uses a quantitative, qualitative or mixed method approach, a range of accepted standards are expected to ensure methodological rigour. This book provides the reader with an understanding of these principles and their relevance to clinical practice.

  6. Workforce Development Study of Pacific non-regulated workers : phase two : overview report
    By The University of Auckland. October 2009
    This overview report is the summary of a large study examining the characteristics of the Pacific non-regulated health workforce and how this workforce contributes to improving our people's health outcomes. It also looks at how the effectiveness of the Pacific non-regulated workforce might be improved.

  7. Workforce Development Study of Pacific non-regulated workers : phase two : technical report
    By The University of Auckland. October 2009
    This Phase Two Technical Report is the fourth of five documents prepared for the Pacific Non-Regulated Health Workforce Study. These documents are available online at: http://www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/soph/depts/pacifichealth/

November 2010

  1. National Diabetes Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework. 2009.
    In August 2003, MidCentral District Health Board established the Primary Health Care Nursing Development Team (PHCNDT). This team identified the need to identify and articulate the knowledge and skills that nurses require to care for people with diabetes. All nurses deliver care to people with diabetes. This National Diabetes Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework (NDNKSF) has been developed to assist all registered nurses to demonstrate that they are adequately prepared to provide the required care and education for the person with diabetes and related co-morbidities, whatever their practice setting. To promote best practice the NDNKSF is linked to national guidelines, standards of practice and the Nursing Council of New Zealand's competencies for registration.
  2. Workplace age and gender: Trends and implications.
    Research and analysis by Dr Mervyl McPherson. EEO Trust. 2009.
    Based on analysis of age and occupation dataset from NZ Census, 1981 - 2006, provided by MERA in November 2007.This paper is a response to the current and increasingly daunting crisis resulting from the shortage of nurses. Generally, workforce experts agree on three major approaches to augment the nursing workforce:Recruiting, retaining and engaging staff is critically important in an economic downturn, when people's skills, intelligence and creativity are really put to the test. Like other developed countries New Zealand has an ageing population and an ageing workforce. Employers interviewed by the EEO Trust in 2008 said that older employees were good value, bringing reliability, experience and maturity to work. The employers were aware of the ageing labour force and most knew the age and gender profiles of their workforce, but few had specific policies or practices relating to employing older people.
  3. Employment Relationships: Workers, Unions and Employers in New Zealand.
    Edited by Erling Rasmussen. New Edition. 2010.
    With Labour's regulatory regime in place for ten years and the return of National to power , the present edition considers issues, changes and trends under the ERA and canvasses some of the major issues associated with employment relations: public policy, trends in collective bargaining, employee representation, labour market adjustments, changes in employment law and movements in the employment institutions.
  4. Handbook of anger management: Individual, Couple, Family, and Group Approaches.
    By Ronald T. Potter-Efron. Haworth Press. 2005.
    This handbook provides therapists and counsellors with a comprehensive review of anger and aggression management techniques, presenting specific guidelines to a number of useful methods. It offers straightforward solutions to the complicated problem of anger, detailing care treatment options and intervention methods that meet the needs of individual clients, couples, families and groups.
  5. Ethics of Intervention Studies: Discussion document and draft ethical guidelines for intervention studies.
    National Ethics Advisory Committee (NEAC). June 2008.
    Health professionals offer 'interventions' to prevent, diagnose or treat illness or disease. They need to know which interventions are safe and effective for people who seek their help. Intervention studies are their main source of reliable information on this subject. In these studies the investigator intervenes and then studies the effects of the intervention. A clinical trial of a new blood pressure medicine is an example of an intervention study. Some intervention studies (for example with patients who are not capable of giving their consent) are highly beneficial to current and especially future patients, but New Zealand law does not provide clear pathways for their conduct. One of the aims of this document is to identify ethically sound pathways, in accordance with best international standards, to help investigators and patients to conduct these beneficial studies. This publication is also available on the NEAC website:
    www.neac.health.govt.nz
  6. Te tūroro Māori me o mahi - The Māori patient in your practice: Guidelines on Māori cultural competences for providers. ACC. July 2008.
    These guidelines have been developed to assist healthcare providers in improving access and delivering appropriate advice, care and treatment to Maori clients. Information about cultural considerations for Maori and guidance on achieving compliance with the ACC Maori Cultural Competency Standards (referred to as "Hauora Competencies' throughout this document) are included, together with examples of misunderstandings that can arise if the "Hauora Competencies" are not incorporated into clinical practice.
  7. Mentoring and supervision in healthcare. 
    By Neil Gopee. Sage Publications. 2008.
    This authorative and up-to-date book examines the knowledge base, skills and attitudes required for mentoring in the context of healthcare.The text explores theories and research on mentoring by analysing their strengths and weaknesses. It also draws upon standards and competencies for mentors and examines how they can be applied in day-to-day mentoring and clinical practice activities. By adopting an analytical and interactive style, the book emphasises the application of theories and principles to various clinical settings.
  8. A nurse's guide to presenting and publishing: dare to share.
    By Kathleen T. Heinrich.Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2008.
    If you want to present in venues and/or publish in newsletters, magazines, and journals for nurse generalists or specialists, Dare to Share demystifies the process. After reading this guidebook you'll know how to find the slant that intrigues, the right audience, the best format, and a fitting venue or vehicle. This book encourages nurses to 'tell their stories' and introduces you to four steps:
  • Shift in perspective - see yourself as creative
  • Self-reflect - explore your inner landscape
  • Strategies and skills - practice the techniques and tools
  • Support circles - develop mindful relationships with colleagues and friends

June 2010

  1. Best care anywhere: Why VA health care is better than yours.
    Longman, P. (2007) PoliPointPress. 158pp.
    The most important domestic policy discussion in the United States is one that isn't taking place. The subject is whether socialised medicine, already available to the elderly (through Medicare), to the poor (through Medicaid) and to veterans (through the Veterans' Administration), should be extended to the rest of the population. In this book, Phillip Longman describes the turnaround in the Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) health care system, now widely recognised as leading the nation in terms of both quality and costs. Longman argues that all the tools needed to fix America's health care crisis have already been invented.
  2. The Cartwright Papers: Essays on the cervical cancer inquiry 1987- 88.
    Manning. J. (ed) (2009) Bridget Williams Books Ltd. 223pp.
    The Cartwright Inquiry was a watershed in the history of medicine and health care in New Zealand. Between August 1987 and January 1988, public attention was riveted by what seemed like daily revelations from the hearings before Judge Silvia Cartwright. After the inquiry, Cartwright concluded that unethical research had been conducted at National Women's Hospital and that many woman had been affected. The Cartwright papers offers not only a strong rebuttal of recent challenges to the inquiry's findings, but also a clear account of both the "unfortunate experiment" and the inquiry itself from some of the participants. Critical issues were at stake: matters of life and death; the life's work of leaders within the medical profession; public trust in medical practice. The inquiry occurred at a time of dramatic social change, and profound shifts were occurring within the medical profession. Over the years that followed, far better protections for both patients and research participants emerged and (as Sandra Coney writes) a more collaborative partnership developed in the doctor-patient relationship.
  3. Celebrating Nursing: A visual history.
    Hallett, C. (2010) Complimentary copy from Ausmed Publications. 192pp.
    Christine Hallett is the director of the Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Through a combination of art, photographs, recollections and history, Celebrating Nursing pays tribute to nursing from earliest times to the present day. Beautifully illustrated, it portrays the lives and works of famous nurses, as well the hidden stories of less well-known but no less remarkable individuals. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand and its founder Hester Maclean are included.
  4. Hauora: Māori standards of health IV. A study of the years 2000-2005.
    Robson, R. & Harris, R. (eds) (2007) Te Ropu Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pomare, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago. 273pp.
    Since its inception in 1980, Hauora Māori has been highly regarded, both as a reliable reference work and as an authentically Māori scientific analysis of health and related data. This fourth volume updates the series to 2005. It also reflects 15 years of efforts to improve the quality of Māori health data. Māori are now counted accurately in death registrations and there have been significant improvements in morbidity data. The growing body of Māori health professionals, including researchers, has enabled a range of people to write contributory chapters, including cardiovascular disease; diabetes; respiratory disease; oral health; disability; sleep problems; occupational safety and health; health in prisons; and the National Primary Medical Care Survey.
  5. Under One Roof: A History of Waikato Hospital.
    Armstrong, J. (2009) Half Court Press Ltd. 520pp.
    The Waikato Health Memorabilia Trust was formally constituted in 2005 in recognition of the need to preserve historical records and artefacts related to the provision of health care in the Waikato region. A steering committe was set up in 2004 to carry on initiatives begun by Carolyn Gibbs and others. The trust was established not long after the unexpected death of Rex Wright-St Claire, whose centennial history of Waikato Hospital From Cottage to Regional Base Hospital-Waikato Hospital 1887 to 1987 provides the foundations for Under One Roof. This book draws upon archival sources and interviews with 60 former staff and patients, to map the evolution of Waikato Hospital within a range of contexts. In particular, it emphasises the institution's rapid growth during the second half of the 20th century-driven by population growth and the development of medical specialisation-and the ramifications of that growth in financial, material and personal terms.
  6. To advance health care: The origins of nursing research in New Zealand.
    Litchfield, M. (2009) New Zealand Nurses Organisation. 129pp.
    "Nurses: freed to care, proud to nurse", is a contemporary NZNO slogan. But for nurses to be truly freed to care, their professional practice must be founded on the bedrock of research. NZNA's nursing research section (NRS) played a pivotal role in articulating the importance of research to the profession and its practitioners, and in the wider health field.
    This book examines in detail the confluence of personalities and professional and practice agendas, out of which emerged the NRS, intent on placing research at the centre of nursing's evolution. It provides a fascinating took at how a group of utterly committed women drove their research agenda and it expands understandings of why nursing research is significant for the development of nursing. It also provides an insight into that web of relationships between the professional body, NZNA, the Department of Health, service delivery and education.

Compiled by NZNO librarian Heather Woods and published in Kai Taiki Nursing New Zealand, June 2010 v16 (5).

August 2009

New items added to the NZNO Thesis Collection

These items are reference only, however they can be requested via the interlibrary loan scheme.  So go into your local library (at your workplace, tertiary institution or public library) and they will request the item from us, on your behalf.

  1. Flight Nurse perceptions  of factors influencing clinical decision making in their practice environment
    by Houliston, Sally Leigh
    Published: 2007
  2. The feasibility of establishing Emergency Care Practitioners in New Zealand
    by Clapperton, Jackie
    University of Otago
    Published: February 2008
  3. From a generic to a gynaecological oncology clinical nurse specialist: An evolving role
    by Glynis Cumming
    Otago Polytechnic
    Published: March 2008
  4. The lived experience of being a core midwife in a New Zealand maternity unit: An interpretive study
    by Wynn-Williams, Beth
    Victoria University of Wellington
    Published: 2006

July 2009

  1. Building a Sustainable Workforce
    A summary of the workforce development conference September 2006
    Counties Manukau District Health Board
  2. Paying for Tomorrow's Health
    A summary of key themes emerging from a conference on the future funding of New Zealand's health services
    June 2007
    Counties Manukau District Health Board
  3. Health and Independence Report 2008
    Minister of Health's report on progress on implementing the New Zealand Health Strategy, and on actiosn to improve quality Director-general of Health's annual report on the state of public health
  4. Give and take: families' perceptions and experiences of flexible work in New Zealand
    Families Commission
    Research report no 4/08
  5. Closing the gap in a generation: health equity through action on the social determinants of health
    World Health Organization 2008

June 2009

  1. Conflict management in the workplace: how to manage disagreements and develop trust and understanding
    by Shay & Margaret McConnon
    Published 2008
  2. Doing a literature review in health & social care: a practical guide
    by Helen Aveyard
    Published 2007
  3. New Zealand Employment Law Guide 2009
    by Richard Rudman
  4. Nurse managers: a guide to practice
    Edited by Andrew Crowther
    2nd edition 2008
  5. The skilled helper
    by Gerard Egan
    Eighth edition 2007
  6. Understanding health inequalities in Aoteraoa New Zealand
    Edited by Kevin Dew and Anna Matheson
    Published 2008

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