HNZ Syringe Driver Full Competency Training

Welcome to the HNZ Syringe Driver Competency Training Program This is a Hospice New Zealand program aiming to; Assist Registered Nurses to obtain the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills they require to manage syringe drivers in their place of practice and for enrolled nurses to be competent in checking. Syringe Driver Full Competency Workshop…

Update: Rambling Rich Issue 77

Rambling Rich – June 2021 Well, we are definitely moving into a cooler and windier patch of weather as I write this. Richard Thurlow, Waipuna Hospice CEO May was a busy time for the Waipuna Hospice team, especially with Hospice Awareness Week in the middle of the month. Thankfully, this year has not been as…

Story: Committed To The Cause

Committed to the Cause Betty Parnwell, a volunteer at our Greerton Charity Shop, is recognised for her long service. Our ‘family’ of nearly 900 volunteers are special folk and we appreciate just how wonderful each one of them is. In this issue of Waipuna Connections, we want to introduce you to Betty Parnwell, one of…

Story: No One Should Die Alone

No One Should Die Alone Facing a terminal diagnosis alone isn’t something any of us want to think about. Having no family to turn to, no shoulder to cry on, and no one to comfort you when things become too painful is an agonising reality for many. When Jan Garrett was diagnosed with terminal bowel…