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14 August 2018

Iceland succeeds with multi-agency public health approach to addiction issues

At the IIMHL and IIDL Leadership Exchange, Ian McKenzie and Dr Murray Patton took a look at research demonstrating Iceland has had significant success in decreasing addiction issues.

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25 July 2018

By Te Pou

Handover Issue 42 - July 2018 out now

Welcome to the final edition of Handover.

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25 July 2018

Applications now open for Workforce Innovation Award

This award seeks to showcase innovations in work practices that contribute to workforce wellbeing and development.

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25 July 2018

Handover cover story: Te Ao Māramatanga Māori Caucus - Sixth Biennial Wānanga

Chrissy Kake, Wānanga Committee member reviews the Te Ao Māramatanga-New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses, Māori Caucus 6th Biennial Wānanga held at Maraeroa Marae, from 7 to 9 March 2018. 

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25 July 2018

By Te Pou

Handover: Co-editorial

We lead out by celebrating Māori mental health nursing as Chrissy Kake, newly elected Kaiwhakahaere of Te Ao Māramatanga - New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses, highlights the Māori Caucus 6th Biennial Wānanga held at Maraeroa Marae, 7 to 9 March 2018.

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25 July 2018

By Robyn Shearer

Message from the Chief Executive

My career in mental health started in the late 80s as I was training to be a comprehensive registered nurse. I worked in my holidays at Oakley and Carrington Hospitals. This experience and my student placements at Ward 10a, Auckland Hospital and Mount Eden Prison – really sparked my interest in psychiatry.

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