The Best Nurses Watches to Buy in New Zealand

The classic nurses watch has been an integral part of a nurse’s uniform since the early days of the profession—and with good reason. Not only do nurses need to tell the time and keep track of their rounds, including when patients are medicated and fed, but they also serve a host of other useful features such as tracking and recording patient’s vital signs, and allowing the accurate and timely completion of medical documentation. It’s no understatement to say that New Zealand nurses would be lost without a trusty timepiece.

However, alongside all the other considerations that go along with nursing, such as what kind of scrubs to wear and when the next hard-earned break is due, taking the time to find the best watch for your needs often falls low on the list of priorities. But don’t worry, here at Medshop we’ve got a whole catalogue of high-quality nurses watches ready for you to strap, clip, or stick on to your body, your uniform and even your professional medical tools and equipment. 

So, whether you're in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, somewhere deep in the jungle or high up in the mountains, take a look at the best nurses watches in New Zealand so you can be on time, all the time. Read on to learn more about our products and add your favourites to your wishlist today! 

The Prestige Beverly Premium Watch

Prestige Beverly Premium WatchPremium by name, premium by nature—this classy looking watch from Prestige puts a range of high-class features right on your wrist. This robust timepiece is made for demanding environments while simultaneously being highly elegant with its flat mineral crystal lens, stainless steel case back and buckle, and classic face that’s both simple and stylish. Its no understatement to say that this watch will look as good inside the hospital as is does outside! 

Featuring a Japan-made quartz movement for high-level accuracy, a dial with applied indexes, step second hands, and an easy-read face, it’s simple to use in the busiest hospitals and won’t let you down when you need it most. A soft silicone band makes the Prestige Beverly Premium Watch both comfortable and easy to wear, while a water-resistant band casing ensures it’s up to the rough and tumble of your average day! You can't go far wrong with this watch, and that's why its one of our favourites! 

Prestige Glow Lapel Nurse Watch

Prestige Glow Lapel WatchIf it’s a classic nurses fob watch you’re looking for, then look no further that the Prestige Glow Lapel. Featuring a luminescent dial wrapped up in a beautiful chrome case, this timeless design is a favourite among nurses everywhere, sporting the traditional upside down face and a stylish pin that securely attaches to your lapel. It's a true classic that has stood the test of time. 

A Quartz movement keeps your watch accurate, and the water resistant casing offers plenty of protection while at work. However, the luminescent dial is where this nurse’s watch really stands out, allowing you to tell the time and take vitals in poorly lit or darkened rooms. For nurses across New Zealand, this watch is sure to catch the eye and keep you on track in any setting. 

Prestige Classic Watch

Prestige Classic WatchSimple, elegant, and highly practical, the Prestige Classic Watch does what it needs to do without creating a fuss. In fact, it’s white leather band, chrome case, and glass lens is the epitome of minimalism, and it allows NZ nurses to easily keep track of time without drawing focus away from the job.

Featuring a 24-hour face with step second hands, a highly accurate quartz movement, and a fully water-resistant case, it’s got everything you’d expect from a solid nurse’s wrist watch. Additionally, the easily interchangeable wrist band means you can swap colours as often as you like, or simply replace the band when it's worn out after all those long shifts. 

Prestige Bel Air Premium Watch

Prestige Bel Air Premium Watch GreyThe Prestige Bel Air Premium is a beautiful piece of design in its own right, and it’s got plenty of useful features to ensure it makes our list of best watches for nurses in New Zealand. This heavy-duty stainless steel nurse watch, with an etched buckle to match, retains a sophisticated style with the use of four large stone indexes.

Step second hands powered by a quartz movement ensure it functions seamlessly as a quality time piece, and thanks to the mineral crystal lens and white face, tracking and recording time is fast and intuitive. Finally, a genuine leather band with nubuck backing provides comfort and durability on those long shifts.

Prestige Medical Analog Stethoscope Watch

Prestige Analog Stethoscope Watch GalaxyThis clever little watch attaches directly to the tubing on your stethoscope or used as a pocket watch, making it an innovative and convenient timepiece that’s perfect for checking vitals. Battery operated and featuring a quartz movement for accurate tracking, the Prestige Medical Analog Watch includes a 24-hour dial with second step hands split into 15 second marked quadrants.

Available in two colours (black and galaxy), the case is fully water resistant for any little accidents you might experience and using a simple clip on construction suitable for a wide range of different stethoscopes, this watch is built to last won’t get in your way. Finally, convenient placement ensures it’s comfortable to use and always to hand whenever using your trusty stethoscope.

Prestige Student Scrub Watch

Prestige Student Scrub Watch BlackDespite a propensity for turning up late to class, student nurses and doctors still need a way to tell the time while on placements, in the lab, or simply heading to an exam. The Prestige Student Scrub Watch is the perfect companion for anyone studying professional healthcare or first aid, and at price that even the most cash-strapped student can afford.

Available in a variety of colours (black, hot pink, navy, purple, sky, and white), this simple yet functional timepiece features a quartz movement packed into a durable plastic band, case and lens. It shows both standard and military time, and the bold hour, minute, and second hands allow at-a-glance time telling on a busy shift even in low-light environments. 

Silicone Nurse Fob Watch

Silicone Nursing FOB Watch Royal BlueRounding off our list of the best nurses watches in New Zealand is another brooch watch that features the traditional upside-down format that nurses love so much. The Silicone Nursing Fob Watch from Medshop is one of the most popular choices for anyone looking for a colourful and convenient option to wear on the lapel of your scrubs, and it’s available in all the colours of the rainbow, plus a few patterns such as candy stripe, leopard, and tropical.

Featuring a battery-operated quartz movement encapsulated within an easy-clean silicone casing, the watch is attached easily with a simple brooch pin. Additionally, glow in the dark minute and hour hands ensure you can tell the time and take vitals even in dark or low-light environments.

You can view details of our watches here, however, if you would like more information on any of the products on the Medshop New Zealand website, contact a member of our team who will be happy to advise you. Additionally, stay tuned to the Medshop blog for more information and insights into the healthcare profession and the medical sector.


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