What can nurses do?
Nurses can work with individuals, whānau/families or communities to provide health education, prevent illness and care for health consumers across the lifespan. Nurses can also work in research, education, management and policy roles.
Welcome to the Nursing Council of New Zealand. This site is designed to provide information to the public, and to help employers and nurses find guidelines, resources and publications relating to nursing practice, the code of conduct and annual practising certificates. The Nursing Council's role and responsibilities are outlined in the
Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. We encourage the public to use this website and to send us your feedback.
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