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Scholarships for Innovations in Digital Health (IiDH 2020)

HiNZ have just announced a scholarship for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, for our upcoming Innovations in Digital Health (IiDH 2020) event in Wellington on 6+7 May 2020. 

Scholarship Applications for IiDH 2020

HiNZ understands that many healthcare professionals find it difficult to access CPD funding for events, so HiNZ is donating 20 scholarships to assist you to be able to afford to attend the Innovations in Digital Health event in Wellington on 6+7 May 2020. 

This scholarship is available only to nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Each scholarship is valued at $490

Recipients are able to claim the special scholarship registration rate of $99 for IiDH 2020. This is a $490 discount on the two day non-member ticket rate.  There are 20 scholarships up for grabs. 

The scholarship registration pass includes access to both days of the event on 6+7 May and to the networking function on 6 May.

Read more on how to apply for a scholarship here..

Scholarship IiDH2020


Applications close 31st March 2020

 Read more about the event Innovations in Digital Health and the terms & conditions for the scholarship.

Te Tiriti Based Futures + Anti-Racism 2020

Tiriti-based futures + Anti-racism 2020 is an innovative (inter)national, online and offline, Tiriti-based, anti-racism and decolonisation event in Aotearoa. 

It will start with a one-day hui March 21, Race Relations Day 2020, hosted by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua in Tāmaki Makaurau, and run for 10 days. Webinar topics include institutional racism and anti-racism, decolonisation, building Tiriti-based futures and transforming our constitution. Overseas presenters will also discuss lessons for Aotearoa from their experiences with these issues. The open-access webinars will be posted on-line, where they will become permanent resources for anti-racist activism and Tiriti education. 

For more information, please follow the link here to the Stir NZ website

Heart Foundation Round 2 - Fellowships and Scholarships

Applications close Thursday, 26th March 2020, 5pm

Research Fellowship: supports graduates who propose to engage in part-time (0.5 FTE+) or full-time research related to the aims of the Heart Foundation.
More information about eligibility and guidelines here.

Māori Cardiovascular Research Fellowship: to support the development of Māori health research capacity and capability.  Applicants would be engaged in research work relevant to the improvement of cardiovascular health for Māori.
More information about eligibility and guidelines here.

Nurse Practitioner Fellowship:to support nurses registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand to complete an approved clinical master’s degree programme for the nurse practitioner scope of practice in the field of cardiovascular disease. It is required that the applicant has an undergraduate degree in a health science/health discipline and least 4 years experience in an area of practice relevant to the NHF.  As well as other criteria,
more information about eligibility and guidelines here.

Overseas Training and Research Fellowship: to support medical graduates who propose to engage in further clinical training and research in the field of cardiovascular disease.
More information about eligibility and guidelines here.

For help developing your application please contact your local support (FIRST) team. If you have any funder specific queries or require funder portal help please contact the UniServices Funds Advisor Team.

Respiratory Symposium Brochiectasis

Online registration through:

Further information on Scholarships for Symposium fees are available at:

CCDHB Nurses' PDRP/QLP and Scholarship funds can be used towards this conference. Find out more about this funding and how to apply

Health Workforce (HW) Postgraduate Study 2020

Applications for 2020 are now closed. Please get in touch with if you would like to be placed on the waitlist. 

Please visit the HWNZ Postgraduate Study Funding for Nurses page for more information.

Anne Evans-Murray Seminars 2020

CCDHB is hosting the Anne Evans-Murray Seminars again in 2020.

Anne Evans-Murray runs an enjoyable seminar that promotes respectful communication and offers practical strategies for dealing with challenging behaviour in the workplace. The seminar is conducted in a non-threatening environment with no role-play or need for self-disclosure required of participants. Anne will demonstrate techniques and give tips to develop powerful body language and verbal skills. Morning tea is provided on the day.

The courses for 2020 are:

Clinical Assessment Skills9th & 10th March 2020
Respiratory & Cardiac Nursing SkillsCancelled
Building Resilience & Managing Challenging CommunicationCancelled

All the information regarding the courses and sign up form can be found within the link below:

Email for more information

Advanced Practice & Nurse Practitioner Series

The March Advanced Practice series is on Tuesday 31st March in the Level 6 Conference Room, Grace Neill Block, Wellington Regional Hospital

Topic: Implementation of pharmacist-led medication reviews to address polypharmacy and optimise medications in geriatric populations

Presented by Natasha Nagar, Specialist Pharmacist in Elderly Care, CCDHB

More information on March Flyer here

Last updated 26 March 2020.