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28 September 2017

Meet the Handover editorial board

The editorship of Handover since its inception in 2007 has sat with the nursing leader at Te Pou.

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28 September 2017

Nurses supporting kaituhauora

Trevor McMahon, Melda Dewes, Brian Elliot and Debbie Rimene are all registered nurses who work for Te Oranganui, an iwi health and social service for pēpe, tamariki, rangatahi, paheke and kaumātua in the Whanganui region.

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28 September 2017

The DOMHNs reflect on the decade

Director of Mental Health Nurses update - Ten years of Handover publications! Hard to believe it has been that long and also how the content and circulation has developed over these years.

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28 September 2017

Leadership

Mental Health Nursing and its Future: A Discussion Framework (2006, p.10) quoted a definition from Antrobus and Kitson (1999, p.746) that stated nurse leadership is a vehicle through which both nursing practice and health policy can be shaped, and noted that effective nursing leadership, therefore, occurs internally and externally.

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28 September 2017

Professional supervision

In 2006, the framework's situational analysis on the state of professional supervision and mental health nursing revealed several issues.

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28 September 2017

Meet the team of nurses at Te Pou

The first nurse to be employed by Te Pou was Anna Schofield in 2006. Eleven years on we now employ four nurses who take leadership roles in delivering and contributing to many of our initiatives, drawing on their extensive nursing experience.

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