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Making New Zealand Hospitals Safer

Wednesday, 17 November 2010, 1:56 pm | District Health Boards

New figures show New Zealand hospitals have a continuing focus on patient safety, says Professor Alan Merry, Chair of the Interim Board of the Health Quality & Safety Commission. More >>

DHBs’ offer to go to radiographers

Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 3:48 pm | District Health Boards

APEX, the union representing medical radiation technologists (MRTs), has agreed to lift industrial action while it takes the DHBs’ latest offer out to its members. “Getting to this point has been a difficult journey. We are pleased that we are ... More >>

APEX won't take offer to members; strikes continue

Friday, 12 November 2010, 5:16 pm | District Health Boards

Medical radiation technologists (MRTs) are to continue strike action for at least another week while they think about whether or not to even consider a new offer from DHBs. More >>

Strike lifted; back to the table

Monday, 8 November 2010, 5:02 pm | District Health Boards

APEX, the union representing medical radiation technologists (MRTs), has lifted its notices for full strike action across the country tomorrow and Wednesday. They will return to talks with the DHBs tomorrow afternoon. More >>

Offer now off the table, say DHBs

Tuesday, 19 October 2010, 2:30 pm | District Health Boards

After 14 months of negotiations, nearly 600 strike notices and five offers on the table, District Health Boards are calling it quits with APEX, the union representing medical radiation technologists (MRTs). More >>

DHB suspension decision not taken lightly

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 5:57 pm | District Health Boards

The decision by some district health boards to suspend striking employees is not being taken lightly, says DHB spokesperson Karen Roach. More >>

DHBs disappointed by rise in industrial action

Tuesday, 24 August 2010, 9:42 am | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are disappointed Medical Radiation Technologists (MRTs) have escalated their campaign of industrial action with a notice of total withdrawal of labour, which comes after some DHBs have told the union they intend to suspend workers ... More >>

Return to Practice Website Dedicated to NZ Nurses

Tuesday, 13 July 2010, 12:41 pm | District Health Boards

A combination of shared stories and hard facts are now available on a website designed to attract and encourage New Zealand trained nurses back into the health workforce. More >>

DHBs disappointed by union stance

Thursday, 17 June 2010, 9:45 am | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are disappointed that some laboratory workers have decided to refuse a settlement offer similar to one already accepted by 75 percent of workers in the sector. More >>

DHBs celebrate nurses’ work on International Nurse

Tuesday, 11 May 2010, 4:38 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards around the country pay tribute to the work of nurses on International Nurses Day, celebrated on 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. More >>

Southland and Otago DHBs Revise Smokefree policy

Tuesday, 16 March 2010, 1:29 pm | District Health Boards

Southland and Otago DHBs are committed to protecting their communities from the harm caused by smoking and are launching a revised and stronger Smokefree policy to reaffirm this fact. More >>

21 DHBs Pleased With Clarification

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 4:37 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are pleased the Employment Court has clarified the status of bargaining initiation notices issued by the union representing Resident Medical Officers (RMOs). More >>

21 DHBS Respond To Tight Economic Conditions

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 9:21 am | District Health Boards

The Chairs of the 21 District Health Boards agree the DHBs must tighten their belts in response to a significant worsening of Government forecasts. More >>

DHBS Delighted By Survey Findings

Friday, 13 March 2009, 3:51 pm | District Health Boards

That’s apparent from survey findings released by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, which highlight much that is positive about working as a nurse. More >>

New Minister Of Health Welcomed

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 10:35 am | District Health Boards

The 21 District Health Boards welcomed the new Minister of Health to their Board of Governance meeting in Wellington yesterday. More >>

Aged Care Funding Welcomed

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 10:03 am | District Health Boards

District Health Boards welcome the Government’s announcement tonight that it will invest $4 million of new money into up skilling staff in the Aged Care workforce, and they look forward to working with the sector to implement it. More >>

Junior Doctors' Pay Talks Settled

Friday, 10 October 2008, 1:12 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards are pleased that Junior Doctors have accepted and ratified the pay deal with DHBs says spokesperson David Meates. More >>

Nurse Practitioner DVD Launch

Wednesday, 17 September 2008, 10:50 am | District Health Boards

The Minister of Health David Cunliffe today announced a further year’s funding for the programme promoting Nurse Practitioners. More >>

Childhood Immunisation Report

Monday, 8 September 2008, 2:48 pm | District Health Boards

The DHB commissioned report into general practice childhood immunisation released today is a useful contribution to the work being done to improve immunisation rates says District Health Boards Lead CEO for Primary Health Care, Chris Clarke. More >>

DHB's response to PHARMAC’s decision

Thursday, 7 August 2008, 4:06 pm | District Health Boards

District Health Boards’ response to PHARMAC’s decision to continue 9 week Herceptin treatment More >>



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