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9 February 2015

By Robyn Shearer

As we get older

As our population ages, the number of older adults experiencing mental health issues, addiction or dementia is expected to increase.

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30 May 2014

By Robyn Shearer

Congratulations Anne Brebner

Te Pou's Anne Brebner has been elected as the new president of Te Ao Maramatanga New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses.

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23 May 2014

By Robyn Shearer

Workforce in action: Developing the health and disability kaiawhina workforce

This week, Careerforce released the Kaiawhina Support Worker Workforce Action Plan at the Workforce Development Conference 2014.

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12 March 2014

By Robyn Shearer

Highlights from TheMHS – managing and working with trauma

I recently attended The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Summer Forum in Sydney. The two day conference focused on trauma and the mental health workforce.

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17 June 2013

By Robyn Shearer

Conference highlights best use of information and outcomes

Our knowledge about the best practice and developments in information and outcomes was further strengthened as we combined with our Australian counterparts to deliver AMHOIC - The Australasian Mental Health Outcomes and Information Conference - last week in Sydney.

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25 March 2013

By Robyn Shearer

Sharing innovation and improving services internationally

IIMHL and IIDL exchange and network meetings have contributed to increased sharing and implementation of innovation, resulting in better outcomes for people using services. Some really amazing and valuable innovations have been shared.

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