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Katrina Fyers

Senior Academic Staff Member


  • MA (Applied) Nsg (Victoria, 2009)
  • PG Cert Child and Family Nursing (Wintec, 2004)
  • RGON (Waikato, 1981)
  • CATE (Wintec, 2011)

Area of Expertise

  • Expanding primary health care nursing, developing and supporting nurse led services to meet population need.
  • Professional development for PHC nurses and development of New Entry To Practice programmes in PHC contexts.
  • Accredited Trainer Flinders Chronic Condition Management Programme

Industry Experience, Affiliation and Achievements

  • Clinical experience encompasses working in the community as a Practice Nurse, District Nurse, Community Ear Nurse and as an educator.
  • Member of NZNO and College of Primary Health Care Nurses (NZNO)

Research and Scholarly Activity

  • Narrative inquiry approaches to highlighting nursing work in general practice settings.
  • Practice development and developing EBP for PHC nursing
  • Fyers, K, Couch, M. Hunter, R.& McHaffie. J. (2010). Facilitating health promoting nursing practice. Presentation to the Public Health
  • Association of New Zealand Conference
  • Fyers, K (2010). Practice and Education in Primary Health Care. Presentation to the Collage of Essentials IV Midlands College of Practice Nurses (NZNO).
  • Fyers, K. & Walton, J.A. (2009). The nature and reality of practice nurse work in New Zealand. Presentation to the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Annual Scientific Conference Research day