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Nursing Workforce Resources

The Nursing workforce is critical to the delivery of healthcare services for New Zealanders. In this section you will find resources relating to the Nursing workforce.

Registered Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

Resources that support the development and training of Registered Nurses.

The Nurse Entry to Practice (NEtP) Programme National Learning Framework

The Nurse Entry to Practice (NEtP) national learning framework is designed to support NEtP coordinators, under the leadership of the 20 District Health Boards' (DHBs) Lead Nurses (DoN) Group, to develop and sustain NEtP programmes.

The framework describes the background and objectives of the programme, the purpose of the framework and outlines how NEtP programme coordinators should utilise the framework.

The framework aligns with the Ministry of Health's Workforce Directorate's (HWD) NEtP specifications and the New Zealand Nursing Council's (NZNC) policies and standards that are relevant to the beginner Registered Nurse (RN) practitioner. 

NEtP Framework - Final - Nov 2019 [190kb]

February 2020

Enrolled Nurses - Workforce Development Resources

Resources that support the development and training of Enrolled Nurses.

The Enrolled Nurse Support into Practice Programme (ENSIPP) National Learning Framework

The Enrolled Nurse Support into Practice Programme (ENSIPP) National Learning Framework is designed to support new graduate programme coordinators and educators, under the leadership of the 20 District Health Boards’ (DHBs) Lead Nurses (DoN) Group, to develop and sustain ENSIPP programmes.

The framework aligns with the Ministry of Health’s Health Workforce Directorate’s (HWD) ENSIPP service specifications and the New Zealand Nursing Council’s (NZNC) policies and standards for Enrolled Nurses (EN). The framework describes the background and objectives of the programme, the purpose of the framework and outlines how new graduate programme coordinators and educators should utilise the framework.

The DHB DoNs are responsible for and provide oversight of the ENSIPP programme and adherence to the established framework within the 20 DHBs. 

ENSIPP Framework [238kb]

February 2020

 

Last updated: 29/6/22