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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 >>

Head of world’s largest nurses’ organisation to address NZNO

Sunday, 4 September 2016, 8:24 pm | NZNO

Head of world’s largest nurses’ organisation to address NZNO conference The Chief Executive of the world’s largest health professional organisation, the International Council of Nurses (ICN), will speak at the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation (NZNO) ... More >>

Nurses launch smokefree funding petition

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 3:48 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation will tomorrow launch a petition with Together to get full funding for smoking cessation and advocacy services. More >>

Mental health patients, whānau and staff deserve dignity

Monday, 18 July 2016, 4:26 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for a mental health system that treats every patient and staff member with the dignity they deserve. More >>

Social impact bonds not the answer to anything

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 1:09 pm | NZNO

Last year the New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s Mental Health Nurses Section raised the concern that social impact bonds were a “solution looking for a problem”. Chair of the Section, Gina Soanes says, “Today’s announcement that this government's ... More >>

Nurses Organisation proud to become Living Wage employer

Friday, 1 July 2016, 10:48 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is proud to announce that it has joined the ranks of accredited Living Wage employers in New Zealand. More >>

Fewer mothers and babies dying but much work still to do

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 4:27 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the findings of the Perinatal and Mortality Review Committee report that show a consistent decline in the number of women and babies dying during pregnancy and childbirth. More >>

$890,000 funding to investigate nursing fatigue

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 10:26 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is thrilled to be part of a 3-year research project that aims to find ways of managing fatigue in hospital-based nurses. More >>

Govt agrees equal pay for men and women is right and fair

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 5:43 pm | NZNO

Nurses, caregivers and other health care workers are pleased to hear a pathway to equal pay has been agreed by government, unions and employers. Cabinet has received the principles and are considering their response. New Zealand Nurses Organisation ... More >>

Government can do it when they want to

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 5:02 pm | NZNO

Nurses around the country have realised that when the Government wants to prioritise health, it can. It was announced that 72 million over four years will be spent to meet the higher than expected need for free GP visits for under 13 year olds. More >>

New Zealand’s health budget must keep up with need

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 9:45 am | NZNO

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) delegate and registered nurse Bronwyne Albright is calling on the Government to increase health spending by at least 4.7 percent in Thursday’s Budget, just to maintain our health care services. More >>

 

 

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