September 2016

Mental health nursing is the theme for the September issue.
Practice articles include one on critical incident stress debriefing for nurses, another on sleep loss as a mental health issue, and one by a Children’s Team lead professional from Whanganui District Health Board on supporting children who have a family member with a mental illness.
Research on the attitudes of nurses working in intensive care units and caring for mental health patients will also be presented.
A news focus article will explore depression among nurses and there will be extensive coverage of the recent indigenous nurses Aotearoa conference in Auckland