Get an insight into the life of three dedicated practice nurses working on the Mobile Surgical Unit – Te Waka Hauora, serving their rural community. 

As the Mobile Surgical Unit traverses the countryside, these practice nurses become beacons of reassurance, creating a sense of continuity and trust for individuals undergoing surgical procedures; where some patients even find solace in the comforting presence of familiar faces. 

The unit also plays a part for professional development by providing clinical experiences that would have been beyond their reach in a traditional practice setting.

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Image credit: NZDoctor. North Canterbury practice nurses Sue Smith, Becky Anderson and Robyn Frost with Mobile Health’s Mobile Surgical Unit – Te Waka Hauora at Rangiora.