So who’s still smoking in the health sector ? Nurses and Midwives 13.6 % Small numbers of medical 3.4% and health therapy 5.7% professionals Māori nurses 30.7%
Impact of nurses smoking At risk of poorer health Suffer disapproval and misunderstanding of other non- smoking health professionals Find giving smoking prevention and cessation information harder
One good reasons to get nurses to quit Because nurses and other health professionals are strongly positioned to influence wider whānau and Māori communities in their role as vital and trusted healthcare practitioners in a range of health care settings.
NZNO shows leadership and partners in research Industry led research Smokers in the design seat Tailored intervention for Māori Māori led research New knowledge about Māori nurses and smoking
Contact Details Dr Heather Gifford firstname.lastname@example.org www.whakauae.co.nz