Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

Te Pou offices are open across the country. However, we encourage you to contact our team by email or phone in the first instance - see our staff contact page for details. Stay safe everyone.

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25 July 2018

Directors of mental health nursing update: Counties Manukau DHB's new acute unit

The national directors of mental health nurses (DoMHNs) held their quarterly meeting at Counties Manukau DHB in February, to take the opportunity to visit the new acute unit which is under construction.

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25 July 2018

By Te Pou

Handover: Matua Raki update

Katherine Reweti-Russell, Events and special projects lead alongside Anna Nelson, Programme manager from the Matua Raki team within Te Pou provide reviews from the Addiction Nursing Symposium and the Ninth Addiction Research Symposium.

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25 July 2018

Nurse Profile: New graduate nurses reflect on Te Ao Māramatanga: NZCMHN conference

Sarah Taylor, Registered nurse at Waikato DHB reflects on day one of the 5th international conference of Te Ao Māramatanga - NZCMHN, in Hamilton.

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25 July 2018

By Te Pou

25 July 2018

By Suzette Poole

Introduction to the framework

Mental Health Nursing and its Future: A Discussion Framework – Report from the Expert Reference Group to the Deputy Director-General, Mental Health Dr Janice Wilson, (herein referred to as ‘the framework’) was published in 2006 by the Ministry of Health. Dr Frances Hughes chaired the development of this report and Helen Hamer led the project.

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25 July 2018

By Te Pou

Standards of Practice for Mental Health Nursing in Aotearoa, New Zealand

The standards of mental health nursing were first published in 1995, updated in 2004 and then again in 2012 by Te Ao Māramatanga – New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses.

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