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Sleep Well Regardless of Working Shifts

A half day virtual workshop for health professionals

This video conferencing workshop is designed to help health professionals stay healthy and sustainable by improving their relationship with sleep and their challenging lifestyles. As covid is making workshops hard to attend you can participate from your own bubble while having a cuppa. There is a pre-requisite audio file to listen to as well.

This would be particularly useful for new graduates or any shift working staff struggling with sustainability.

When: Wednesday, 23rd September 2020

Prerequisite: Audio content and questionnaire sent (1.5hrs)

Time: 10am - 1pm via video conferencing (3hrs)

Cost: $230.00 (incl. GST)

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To register or for information, please contact

Anne Evans-Murray seminars

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 Skills                                                          9th & 10th March 2020                                                               
Respiratory & Cardiac Nursing Skills                                         Cancelled
Building Resilience & Managing Challenging Communication   Cancelled

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

Email for more information

Advanced Practice and Nurse Practitioner Series

The Advanced Practice and Nurse Practitioner Information and Support Series is held the last Tuesday of every month in the Conference Room, Level 6 Grace Neill Block, Wellington Hospital.

2020 International Year of the Nurse & Midwife Series (Grand Rounds)

The nursing and midwifery grand round encourages colleagues to present their work and insights from professional development activities. Here is an opportunity to hear your colleagues and external speakers present on current practice topics and professional matters.

September 2020

Understanding and optimising continence: how we can support people living with malignant spinal cord compression

Presented by:

  • Jimmy Jansen - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Palliative Care

Tuesday 8th September, Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday 16th September, Kenepuru Community Hospital

August 2020

Hear how a passion for patient centred care and learning opportunities can improve outcomes for patients living with a colorectal cancer diagnosis

Presented by:

  • Sara Farrant - Clinical Nurse Specialist, Colorectal

Tuesday 11th August, Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday 26th August (postponed date), Kenepuru Community Hospital

July 2020

Pandemic management strategies: ED nurses' perspectices and the reality of COVID-19

Presented by:

  • Jessica Buckley - RN, Clinical Nurse Educator, Wellington Emergency Department

Tuesday 14th July, Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday 15th July, Kenepuru Community Hospital

March 2020

Weighty Issues: Nursing, Equity and Safety

Presented by:

  • Dr Caz Hales - RN, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Practice, Victoria University of Wellington

Tuesday 10th March, Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday 18th March, Kenepuru Community Hospital

February 2020

Grand Round Launch:

2020 International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Presented by:

  • Emma Hickson - Chief Nursing Officer
  • Carolyn Coles - Director of Midwifery
  • Fern Crowe - Charge Nurse Manager
  • Saleifi Reriti - Nurse Coordinator

Tuesday 11th Feb, Wellington Regional Hospital

Wednesday 19th Feb, Kenepuru Community Hospital


More information on previous years Nursing & Midwifery Grands Rounds here.

Respiratory webinar


Professional supervision

Professional supervision is defined as regular, protected time for critical, in-depth reflection on practice which enables the supervisee to achieve, sustain and develop a high quality of practice. It is a means of focused support and development and allows for the consideration of personal and contextual factors which may impact on professional practice, providing a pathway for managing these.To access a list of available supervisors please email

Last updated 4 September 2020.