Josephine Davis

Position: 
Nurse Practitioner - Respiratory Service

Position
Nurse practitioner – Respiratory service

Qualifications
Nurse Practitioner
Registered Nurse
Auditor
Graduate of Nga Manukura o Apopo – clinical leadership for Maori nurses and midwives

Present role
The service supports general practice to build knowledge and skill of respiratory disease and evidence based management.  The service also provides clinical support, education, assessment, diagnosis and management for people who have a respiratory disease or those who need testing to confirm diagnosis.   I work alongside the DHB to develop and deliver approved clinical pathways across Northland.

Broadly there are 3 key aims:
•    Provision of expert advice and clinical leadership
•    Reduce the impact and incidence of respiratory disease
•    Reduce health inequalities