Primary and Community Nursing and Midwifery homepage

photo of Gary Lees, Director of Nursing and Midwifery
Welcome to Nursing and Midwifery services at Lakes District Health Board.

On this page you will find helpful links and information relating to the Primary and community Sector.

Should you wish to have something or would like to suggest that information be available from these pages, please do not hesitate to contact me, Gary Lees

Best Practice Nursing Resources
If you are a nurse working in the community or in primary care, please click here to find information on free Best practice nursing resources. 


For more information regarding PDRP, NETP, HWNZ funding / Post grad study or education available click the button below.





 INSPIRE - Nursing and Midwifery Newsletter

Lakes DHB produces a quarterly nursing and midwifery newsletter filled with information and articles relating to nursing and midwifery care in the region.

If you would like to contribute to this newsletter please email rachel.sharp@lakesdhb.govt.nz.

N&M Newsletter - Issue One - March 2015

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N&M Newsletter - Issue Two - July 2015

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 Inspire - Issue Three - September 2015

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Inspire - Issue Four - December 2015 Click here to open
Inspire - Issue Five - March 2016 Click here to open
Inspire - Issue 6 - June 2016 Click here to open
Inspire - Issue 7 - September 2016
Inspire - Issue 8 - December 2016
Inspire - Issue 9 - March 2017
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Nursing Council New Zealand - see   www.nursingcouncil.org.nz

Information for Employers:

Nursing Council New Zealand has information for employers on their responsibilities when employing nurses, along with continuing competence and fitness to practice information.

 Information for Nurses:

Nursing Council New Zealand website has information on renewal of  annual practice certificates, continuing competence requirements, audit and numerous templates and forms for nurse's to use

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Lynda Cantel