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Nurses make an enormous contribution to the health and wellbeing of the people of Aotearoa.

Find out more about professional development opportunites, learning resources and clinical placements, practice development and a career as a nurse at CCDHB. 

Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

Throughout the year, we'll be profiling and celebrating our nurses and midwives. Find out what is happening across the DHB.

Professional development

Our Professional Development and Recognition Programme (PDRP), Merit Steps for unregulated health care workers, career planning and funding.

Learning opportunities

Find out about our clinical learning environment, preceptorship and supervision, dedicated education units and legislation and guidelines for nurses.

First year of practice programmes

Find out about our Nurse Entry to Practice Programme (NETP).

Support for Māori and Pacific nurses

Get information about professional health organisations offering support to to Maori and Pacific nurses.

Primary and community nursing

Find out about professional development opportunities for primary, community and aged care nurses.

Strategies and priorities

Learn more about our nursing and midwifery office as well as our nursing and midwifery priorities.