News and stories

Browse the latest Te Pou news, or read stories of service and workforce innovations from mental health, addiction and disability organisations.

Filter news

Filter news and stories

Keywords

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Ines Bruin, Pathways

Ines Bruin is the Service Relations Manager at Pathways in Auckland. With several branches around the country, Pathways is the largest NGO mental health service provider in New Zealand.

Read more...

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Monique Lammers, Director of Nursing and Allied Health

Monique Lammers is the Director of Nursing and Allied Health at the Ashburn Clinic in Dunedin. Established in 1882, Ashburn is New Zealand’s oldest psychiatric facility. It uses a therapeutic community model of treatment, and has 34 beds in its inpatient unit and 10 more in its self-care hostel.

Read more...

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Laura Smith, mental health nurse

Laura Smith is a young mental health nurse working in an NGO who says her skills, knowledge and ability to empathise have been greatly enhanced by the NESP programme.

Read more...

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Snow Shinoy, nurse at St Dominic's Centre

Snow Shinoy is one of eight nurses working at St Dominic’s Centre in Feilding, which is run by the Dalcam Healthcare Group. St Dominic’s is a 49-bed residential facility offering recovery, respite and crisis services for people living with mental illness.

Read more...

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Jocelyn Bristol, nurse

Jocelyn Bristol is an older nurse, having graduated her nursing training in 1977. She will complete the NESP programme in late-2017 and says, despite her vast experience, the study has increased her confidence and totally enriched her practice.

Read more...

1 December 2017

By Te Pou

Co-editorial

We lead and conclude this issue of Handover with two articles about the “Surfing the waves” conference hosted by Te Ao Māramatanga New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses.

Read more...