Te Tai Tokerau Nursing Conference 2023 | Te Whatu Ora - Te Tai Tokerau

Te Tai Tokerau Nursing Conference 2023

Theme: How do we deliver equitable care?

Tuesday, 7 November, 8am-5pm at Forum North, Rust Ave, Whangārei 

Keynote speakers

  • Dr Maree Sheard, Chief Nurse, Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau
  • Dr Julia Slark, Head of School of Nursing, University of Auckland
  • Nadine Gray, Chief Nursing Officer, Te Aka Whai Ora
  • Angela Joseph, Director of Professional Standards at Te Kaunihera Tapuhi o Aotearoa Nursing Council of New Zealand

Conference Programme

The Conference Programme is available here.

Keynote Presentations:

Dr Maree Sheard - Te Tai Tokerau Nursing Strategy: What's the point? 

Nadine Gray and Emma Hickson - Equitable Care: A call to collective Action 


The following abstracts are available to download but are not to be copied without permission.

Ebony Komene - Kōrero mai: The experience of whānau Māori caring for their tamariki with atopic dermatitis - a kaupapa Māori methodology

Frazer Rangihuna - Matauranga Māori as a means to alleviate mental distress for tāne Māori 

Coral Wiapo - Exploring racism in nursing to inform antiracist praxis in Aotearoa

Jenae Valk - Advancing equitable care through advanced nursing roles in neurodevelopmental care at the Child Health Centre Te Tai Tokerau 

Alison Danielsen and Jo Clark-Fairclough - Increasing access to care in rural and remote communities in Te Tai Tokerau

Ebony Komene and Dr. Sue Adams- Integrating nurse practitioners into primary healthcare with a social justice focus: An Integrative review

Louise Bell - Cancer Society Kia ora e te iwi programme 

Laura Henderson - The Care team approach - EN to NP: how the care team could be part of the solution to the general practice crisis 

Ebony Komene and Coral Wiapo - Indigenising health services: Growing the Māori and Pacific enrolled nurse workforce 

Amanda Brown - Registered nurse prescribing within the Specialist Diabtese Service - a way to increase access to care in Te Tai Tokerau 

Renee Goldbert - Addressing inequities for Māori and vulnerable people living in rural populations with socioeconomic disadvantage 

Coral Wiapo - Ahakoa he iti he pounamu - although it is small it is precious 

Sue Adams and Ebony Komene - Publishing your work


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