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Consultation on the qualifications prescribed by the Nursing Council of New Zealand for the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

The Nursing Council of New Zealand (the Council) is consulting with interested individuals, nurses, representatives of nurses, nurse educators, and others in health and education sectors (stakeholders) on the prescribed qualifications for the registered nurse scope of practice. The Council is...

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Personal Restraint Guidelines

With a wide variety of sector groups and clinicians asking for advice and guidance regarding restraint, Te Pou and the Ministry of Health consider this a priority document that will support the workforce and best practice direction, in inpatient settings. Attached is Draft 2 of this important...

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HQSC Always Review and Report

Always Review and Report consultation paper See link: The HQSC is seeking  the sector’s views on a possible amendment to the national reportable events policy to make it clear there is a subset of highly preventable events that should always...

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Incident Debriefing

Incident debriefing is an important component of ensuring quality health care. The NZNO guidelines on incident debriefing were first published in 2005. This review of the document provides up to date information on incident debriefing for nurses and workplaces. Please forward your feedback by...

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