NZ School Nurses

An update on our NZSN 2018 Workforce and Employment Survey Results Report

In December 2018 we conducted an online survey to examine the Workforce and Employment conditions of School Nurses across NZ. 

We were incredibly grateful for such an overwhelming response at such a challenging time of year. We had 198 respondents, 90% of whom completed the survey within its first three days of existence! It was clear to us that school nurses wanted the chance to be heard! 

I don't think any of our team realised how substantial and time consuming analysing and interpreting that data would be! A lot of the data reinforced what we theorised from anecdotal accounts and our own experience, but there were a few surprises. Some of it was encouraging, but much of it painted a picture of a workforce who 'make do' with their reality, but could use a lot more resourcing and support.

We're excited to be nearing the end of compiling all our findings into a report, which we will publish on here in due course. We'll also be notifying the network of its release, so if you haven't already, you might like to sign up to our newsletter (you can do this on our homepage).  

Watch this space!