ORANGE

We are at ORANGE according to the NZ COVID-19 Protection Framework.  Protect yourself and our community by getting boosted, wearing a mask when out and about and reducing contact with others. Hospital visitors don’t need a Vaccine Pass, but must wear a surgical/medical paper mask. Fabric face coverings are no longer acceptable.  See our COVID-19 page for general COVID-19 advice, detailed hospital visiting guidelines and COVID-19 tests.

See www.vaccinatecanterburywestcoast.nz for info on vaccinations.

HWD

4 documents.

Prioritisation Strategy 2021 – HWD Funded Post Graduate Nurse Education

Health Workforce Directorate (HWD) has a contract with the West Coast District Health Board (WCDHB) to fund Level 8 postgraduate education for nurses on the West Coast. 

Each year, nurses apply to receive funding to support their learning pathway towards either a:

  • postgraduate certificate
  • postgraduate diploma
  • or clinical masters of nursing

As part of this process, a prioritisation strategy is utilised to make best use of the funding. HWD specifications, Ministry of Health health targets, and workforce needs inform the prioritisation strategy.

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FAQs – Health Workforce Directorate (HWD) – 2022 Academic Year

Questions answered include:

  • Who is eligible to apply for Health Workforce Directorate (HWD) funding?
  • What does HWD funding cover?
  • How do I apply for HWD funding?

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Postgraduate Nursing Education on the West Coast – 2022 Version

The West Coast District Health Board (WCDHB) administers funding from Health Workforce Directorate (HWD) for West Coast nurses wanting to undertake postgraduate (level 8) study toward qualifications including: certificates, diplomas, and clinical masters.
The WCDHB Nurse Manager – Workforce Development, based in Greymouth, coordinates this funding on behalf of the West Coast region.

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