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No relief for nurses or DHBs in Budget 2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 7:22 pm | NZNO

No relief for nurses or DHBs in Budget 2017 $2b more needed Budget 2017 does not bring relief to pressured nurses. It fails to increase operational funding to a level that would mean nurses are adequately resourced to keep up with current health care ... More >>

$2.3 billion health funding gap shows nurses' concern

Sunday, 21 May 2017, 12:10 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for $2.3 billion to be put back into health funding at this year’s budget on Thursday. NZNO President Grant Brookes says the figure released today by the Council of Trade Unions shows the cumulative ... More >>

Partnerships key to good midwifery service

Friday, 5 May 2017, 9:26 am | NZNO

The standard of care that New Zealand midwives offer is world class and New Zealand midwives have plenty to celebrate on International Midwives’ Day. But midwives are also acutely aware that many maternity units around the country are short staffed. ... More >>

NZNO Kaiwhakahaere calls again for a Māori nursing workforce

Friday, 28 April 2017, 2:12 pm | NZNO

In New York this morning NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku addressed the United Nations forum of the United Nations Declaration on the Right of Indigenous People (UNDRIP). Ms Nuku repeated her message that without a Māori nursing workforce strategy, the ... More >>

NZNO Southern Convention focus on tight DHB budgets

Monday, 3 April 2017, 10:36 am | NZNO

On Monday 3 April the first of the NZNO Regional Conventions is being held. With the effects of inadequate healthcare funding now being acutely felt across the South Island. More >>

Convention focus on tight DHB budgets causing stress

Monday, 3 April 2017, 9:44 am | NZNO

On Monday 3 April the first of the NZNO Regional Conventions is being held. With the effects of inadequate healthcare funding now being acutely felt across the South Island. More >>

NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Friday, 24 March 2017, 12:01 pm | NZNO

Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with the missing in action, life-size health worker cut-out figures. New ... More >>

Nurses’ trademark resilience can only last so long

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 4:00 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s fifth biennial employment survey of its nurse membership reveals a steady decline of overall morale with specific concern about safe staffing levels, workload and pay. In addition there is an increasing ... More >>

Government giving wrong message to women on 8 March

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:46 am | NZNO

Media Release 6 March 2017 Government giving wrong message to women on 8 March NZNO says it is short-sighted of the government to not support the first reading of the Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protections Bill and call on Minister Michael Woodhouse ... More >>

Nurses support campaign

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 11:18 am | NZNO

NZNO along with the Public Service Association (PSA) presented today at the Public Services International conference in Auckland to support its global campaign: More >>

Juggling of people and staff to meet health targets is risky

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 2:34 pm | NZNO

NZNO chief executive Memo Musa is calling for a stock-take of operations at Waikato Hospital to be assured that nurses and their care of patients is not at risk because of there being too many pressure points at risk of bursting. More >>

Too stretched to train more specialist nurses

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 2:41 pm | NZNO

Gaining more specialist nurses in public hospital eye clinics is crucial to clearing the backlog of southern patients waiting for appointments and to saving eyesight. Southern nurses are reporting they don’t have the capacity to train new staff while ... More >>

Helen Kelly leaves a great legacy for women

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:46 am | NZNO

NZNO in deep sadness today join with all other CTU affiliates and thousands of people who knew Helen Kelly and the great work she has done for a very long time on behalf of working people in New Zealand. More >>

Mental healthcare now creaking 20 years on

Monday, 10 October 2016, 4:26 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says that 20 years on from the Mason Report, it is time for a review of the current mental healthcare model as there are stresses and strains in many areas and a lack of leadership and cohesion. More >>

Midwifery world class system but time to invest and improve

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 3:56 pm | NZNO

Responding to the Otago University research about outcomes for babies born with a lead maternity carer, NZNO say it is timely research and suggests it could trigger a wider investigation of the whole maternity system. “Midwives are part of a much ... More >>

View of nurses on assisted dying heard today

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 2:02 pm | NZNO

NZNO are at parliament today contributing to the discussion about assisted dying (AD) because any legislation around medically assisted dying will have serious implications for nurses and their duty of care for patients. More >>

Patients will gain from the new no-fuss prescribing nurses

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 2:24 pm | NZNO

From today suitably qualified nurses can prescribe medicines for straightforward medical conditions. Welcoming the move, New Zealand Nurses Organisation CE Memo Musa says this legislation backs up what nurses already know, that is, New Zealanders ... More >>

Suffrage Day – vote for great health leaders

Monday, 19 September 2016, 3:23 pm | NZNO

Today, NZ Suffrage Day, provides an opportunity to celebrate New Zealand’s suffrage achievements and look for ways to make further progress on gender equality issues in the health sector. With the local government elections open for voting, now is ... More >>

Highest nursing award winner follows in mother’s footsteps

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:07 am | NZNO

Bay of Plenty nurse practitioner (NP) Pare O’Brien is the recipient of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa New Zealand Nurses Organisation's (NZNO’s) highest honour, Te Akenehi Hei Award. The award was presented at an awards dinner in Wellington following NZNO’s ... More >>

Two winners share NZNO’s Young Nurse of the Year Award

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 9:05 am | NZNO

A Māori nurse who cares for people with long-term conditions and a Filipino nursing lecturer are the co-winners of this year’s New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Young Nurse of the Year Award. More >>



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