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HWNZ 2020 Application Form – PDF format

Health Workforce New Zealand Hauora Maori Fund 2020 Application Form – PDF format

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Guideline to Developing a Career Plan for Nurses and Midwives

  • Date: 8 Aug 2019
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  • ID: CareerPlanGuideline2020

This guide has been adapted from information provided by Health Workforce Directorate (HWD). It is intended for use by Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners who are undergoing postgraduate study funded by HWD.

This guideline and the career plan template are designed to support staff with choices around career development in order to support them to achieve their full potential.

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Training Conference and Travel Form

External Training and Conference Applications Form (includes Travel and Accommodation Form); West Coast DHB

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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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Pacific People Support funding service specification 2018

The purpose of the Pacific People Support fund is to enhance the likelihood of the Pacific workforce successfully completing HWNZ funded training programmes by providing Pacific Peoples support that is culturally competent and technically relevant to the training programme.

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Māori Support fund specifications 2018

The purpose of the Māori Support fund is to enhance the likelihood of the Māori workforce successfully completing HWNZ funded training programmes by providing Māori support that is culturally competent and technically relevant to the training programme.

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FAQs – Health Workforce Directorate (HWD) – 2021 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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HWNZ 2019 Application Form – Word format

Health Workforce New Zealand Hauora Maori Fund 2019 Application Form – Microsoft Word format

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West Coast DHB New Graduate Nurse Entry to Practice & New Entry to Specialty Practice Mental Health and Addiction Programmes

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NETP Programme

The West Coast DHB NETP programme is designed to tautoko|support you to develop into a competent, confident, and professional kaitiaki|guardian of your community’s health and wellbeing. We facilitate a range of new and exciting learning opportunities that will help you achieve your career goals – whatever your moehewa|dream may be.
This rural programme incorporates 1:1 and group manaaki|support and care, preceptorship, and educational variety, including an Ara Institute of Canterbury graduate level paper. The programme is shared between Canterbury and West Coast DHBs, which means unique exposure to care provision in an urban environment.

NESP (Mental Health) Programme

The NESP programme is designed to tautoko|support you as a newly qualified or experienced registered nurse to transition to specialising in mental health. We offer exposure to exciting opportunities within this field that are unique to working in New Zealand’s most rural and remote health district.
NESP incorporates 1:1 and group manaaki|support and care, preceptorship, and educational opportunities through a postgraduate certificate that is recognised nationally and internationally. This programme is coordinated by the Canterbury DHB with funding from Te Pou, and will expose you to learning with, and from, colleagues based in a variety of urban and rural settings.

 

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