The latest news from the Wellington Faculty of Health, including its two schools and research centre.

  • Shelley van der Krogt poses for a photo at her place of work

    Finding the funny side in nursing care

    Have you ever been cared for by a nurse who made you laugh? Research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington shows they may have been utilising a crucial component of their professional toolkit.

  • Anne Dymond in her graduation robes and trencher

    Wellington graduand providing care to communities in need

    Nurse and midwife Anne Dymond has returned home in time to attend her Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington graduation, after spending two weeks in Samoa providing care amidst the measles epidemic.

  • The partnership group pose for a photo with their award

    Award for research into Hawke’s Bay health inequities

    A research partnership between Te Tātai Hauora o Hine—The Centre for Women’s Health Research and the Ngāti Pāhauwera Development Trust has been recognised in the Hawke’s Bay Health Awards 2019.

  • Someone in exercise clothing bending down to tie the laces of their sneakers

    Physical activity target needs updating for mental health

    Global physical activity guidelines should be extended to ensure they have the best impact on mental as well as physical health, according to new research involving researchers from Victoria University of Wellington.