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Issue 9 Library e-newsletter - 5 April 2019


These books can be borrowed by current NZNO members for 4 weeks.  Please supply a physical address so the books can be couriered out to you.

1. But I changed all that: 'First' New Zealand women (HQ 1865.5.KN4 TOL)
Jane Tolerton, January 2018
Profiles 68 NZ women from the 1840s to the present who have achieved firsts in their fields of endeavour

2. Rising from the rubble: A health system's extraordinary response to the Canterbury earthquake (WX 186 ARD)
Ardagh, Michael & Deely, Joanne
Canterbury University Press, 2018
Recounts how the Canterbury health system managed to maintain and rebuild essential health services following the 2011 earthquakes, based on first-hand interviews.

3. Maea te toi ora: Maori health transformations (WA 305.KN4 MAE)
Kingi, Te Kani R et al.
Huia Publishers, 2018
Explores the relationship between Maori culture and Maori mental health. Authors Simon Bennett, Mason Durie, Hinemoa Elder, Te Kani Kingi, Mark Lawrence and Rees Tapsell discuss aspects of Maori and indigenous health and the importance of culture to diagnosis, patient history, understanding causes, treatment and assessment of outcomes. Considers current research into, and knowledge about health and culture, while providing case studies from working with Maori to restore well-being.

4. Community health and wellness: Principles of primary health care (WY 106 CLE)
6th edition, 2019
Clendon, Jill & Munns Ailsa
Focuses on the foundational principles of primary health care, taking a socio-ecological approach to the health of individuals and populations in their personal, family and community environments.  Incorporates contemporary research in community health and wellness from Australia, NZ and the global community.

Articles – Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 2018

5. The common barriers and facilitators for a healthcare organization becoming a high reliability organization
Karalis, Elina & Barbery, Gaery
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 13(3), 2018
: Implementing high reliability organization principles can enhance quality and safety in healthcare. Evidence-based instructions on how to effectively change the organizational culture in healthcare setting are required.

6. Evaluation of the state-wide implementation of an allied health workforce redesign system: Utilisation of the Calderdale framework
Pain, Tilley; Patterson, Sarah; Kuipers, Pim; Cornwell, Petrea
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 13(3), 2018
: Increasing demand for allied health services is driving workforce redesign towards greater productivity within budgetary constraints. To date, there has been limited research into workforce redesign tools at an organisational level. The aim of this article was to evaluate an implementation of The Calderdale Framework for state-wide service delivery workforce redesign within allied health settings across Queensland.

7. Adverse events sustained by children in the intensive care unit: Guiding local quality improvement
James, Christopher; Delzoppo, Carmel; Tibballs, James; Namachivayam, Siva & Butt, Warwick
Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 13(3), 2018
: To determine the frequency, nature and consequence of adverse events sustained by children admitted to a combined general and cardiac paediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

Articles – Advocacy

8. Nurses in politics: Advocacy and leadership
Dragon, Natalie
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, Vol. 26, No. 6, Apr-Jun 2019: 30-32
Australian politics is heating up with a federal election on the way. Three Australian nurse MPs are leading the charge, showing that politics and nursing are not mutually exclusive. Ged Kearney, Joe Kelly and Nat Cook are working to make a difference beyond the realm of healthcare. Natalie Dragon reports.

9. Advocacy or influencing change?
Hutchings, Jackie
The Outlet: New Zealand Stomal Therapy Nurses, Nov 2017: 29-30
: I feel that I have been an advocate for my patients without them being aware. Patients often have no idea what a stoma is meant to look like so don’t realise how bad their stoma is and how many accessories we have to add to stop them having leakage issues.

10. Who speaks for whom?: Can nurses be patient advocates in renal settings?
Wellard, Sally J
Renal Society of Australasia Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2, Jul 2014: 81-83
: Nursing texts laud the role of nurses as advocates for patients. With increased acknowledgement of patient-centred care, is it appropriate or desired for nurses to presume this as their role? An examination of concepts of advocacy and autonomy highlight potential conflicts between the nurses' adoption of the roles of advocate and surveyor in renal care.

11. Professional: Standing up for somebody what is advocacy and why do we do it?
The Queensland Nurse, 33(3), Jun 2014: 28-29
: Advocacy underpins our code of ethics, our conduct, and our decision-making. It is embedded in the laws and regulations which codify our profession (NMBA 2007).

Articles – Primary Health Care [RCN Journal] 21 March 2019

12. Developing a course for primary care healthcare assistants in recognising and responding to deteriorating patients
Primary Health Care [RCN Journal] 21 March 2019. 29(2).
doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1495
: The acuity of patients being seen and treated in primary care is changing. This article substantiates the gap in current practice and shows the effect on primary care healthcare assistants’ (HCAs) confidence of providing a course that covers the knowledge and skills needed to recognise and respond to a deteriorating patient. It discusses the changing acuity of patients being seen and treated in primary care and shows how a course initially developed for hospital HCAs has been adapted for primary care.

13. Working together to focus on heart failure
Julie Penfold , Health writer
Primary Health Care [RCN Journal] 21 March 2019. 29(2), 20-21.
doi: 10.7748/phc.29.2.20.s17
: Marvellous Mentors is a patient-led educational programme that aims to improve heart failure diagnosis and treatment in Greater Manchester. It is the result of a collaboration between devolved healthcare provider Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) and the UK’s only heart failure patient support charity, Pumping Marvellous Foundation, with the aim of preventing 600 deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the locality by 2021.

14. How to help staff take a big step up
Primary Health Care [RCN Journal] 21 March 2019. 29(2), 18-19.
doi: 10.7748/phc.29.2.18.s16
: Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has devised a range of courses that will develop the skills of all its community nursing workforce. When the Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust recognised a gap in its nursing workforce, it set about finding a solution by upskilling its workforce.

15. Innovations in managing at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home
Sarah Scott Advanced nurse practitioner, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Primary Health Care [RCN Journal] 21 March 2019. 29(2) doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1463
This article describes innovations in the recognition and management of at risk and deteriorating adult patients at home. It details the development of a referral pathway to advanced nurse practitioners using the National Early Warning Score and the development of an observations protocol aide-memoire for community nurses.

Journal - Table of Contents

Whitireia Nursing & Health Journal, Issue 25 2018

16A. Editorial: Kerri Arcus [Twenty-five years of publication: Has anything changed?
16B. Stretchers & stories: The importance of stories in paramedic education
16C. Factors contributing to lifelong learning for support workers who have ompleted a national certificate in mental health and addiction support programme
16D. The place of Rangahau Maori in nursing practice
16E. Medication simulation: Enhancing nursing students’ clinical environmental awareness through self-care and promotion of patient safety
16F. A big life [poem]
16G. Access to palliative care services in prison: Who cares?
16H. The use of simulated patients in undergraduate nursing programmes: A review of the literature
16I. Rangahau Tapuhi Maori: Maori nursing research
16J. Understanding the mental health support worker in Aotearoa New Zealand: A literature review
16K. Out-of-hospital resuscitation of obese patients: Myths, challenges and the evidence
16L. Reflective poetry: Beautiful baby and reflection


17. 2019 HiNZ Conference
Date: 19-22 November 2019
Venue: Claudelands, Hamilton, New Zealand
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18. Celebrating Sir David Skeggs's The Health of the People
Date: Wednesday 17th April: 6.00–8:00 pm (doors open 5.30 pm)
Venue: National Library of New Zealand, Wellington
National health outbreaks such as the 2016 Havelock North campylobacteriosis outbreak and the recent measles outbreak highlight weaknesses in our country’s health infrastructure. New Zealand must, Skegg explains, invest more in public health and find the political will needed to oppose the forces that damage health: we neglect public health at our peril.
More information:

News – National

19. Fishhooks of moving from retirement village unit to rest home care
Stuff - Marta Steeman - Apr 04 2019
The Commission for Financial Capability (CFFC) monitors the retirement village industry.
Buying into a retirement village and later transferring into a rest home can pose financial fishhooks which buyers should get full disclosure about, warns the watchdog on retirement villages. Buyers should get this information including terms of transfer for short and long-term rest home care before buying an independent unit in a retirement village, Troy Churton, national manager, retirement villages, for the Commission for Financial Capability, an arm of the Retirement Commissioner, told a public seminar in Christchurch.

20. Survey: One in 10 New Zealanders don't feel comfortable asking their doctors key questions
NZ Herald - 3 Apr, 2019
One in 10 New Zealanders don't feel comfortable about asking their doctor whether a treatment or test is necessary. That's according to a survey, conducted by Consumer NZ and the Council of Medical Colleges, that tested 1069 New Zealanders over the age of 18 year

News – International

21. Health insurers call for Medicare ban on 'harmful' early caesareans
The Age – 1 April 2019
Private health insurers are calling on the federal government to halt Medicare rebates for elective caesarean births before 39 weeks' gestation as part of a crackdown on "low value" medical procedures they say is needed to slow the rise in the cost of premiums

22. Two babies too young to be vaccinated infected with measles in Sydney
Sydney Morning Herald – 2 April 2019
Two babies too young to be vaccinated have contracted measles in Sydney, as NSW is on track to record its highest rate of the disease in five years.An eight-month-old and an 11-month-old have been diagnosed with the highly-contagious infection, prompting NSW Health to again warn the public to be looking out for measles symptoms.

23. Principals sound the alarm on mental illness in primary school kids
The Age – 2 April 2019
School children as young as five are self-harming, exhibiting significant behavioural issues and suffering anxiety, and primary school principals say they are struggling to respond. “Children as young as prep and grade one are having such significant behavioural issues that whole classes of students are having to be removed because they are destroying the classroom,” says  Anne-Maree Kliman, president of the Victorian Principals Association

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