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15,000 signatures supporting a better deal for nurses

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 4:25 pm | NZNO

15,000 signatures supporting a better deal for nurses NZNO delegates today handed over to district health board multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) lead advocate, Kevin McFadgen 15000 signatures to an open letter supporting a better deal for nurses. ... More >>

DHB MECA mediation talks start tomorrow

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 7:50 pm | NZNO

DHB MECA mediation talks start tomorrow Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have received significant public support prior to attending mediation with employers tomorrow in the unresolved negotiations for their DHB MECA (multi-employer collective ... More >>

Nurses empowered to utilise their skills

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 6:51 pm | NZNO

Nurses empowered to utilise their skills NZNO welcomes tomorrow’s enactment of the Health Practitioners (Statutory References to medical Practitioners) Amendment Act. Detail of legislation is here. More >>

Better access to medicinal cannabis welcomed

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 1:13 pm | NZNO

Media Release 20 December 2017 Better access to medicinal cannabis welcomed The government Bill introduced today to enable production of medicinal cannabis and establishing a body to set standards is to be applauded. NZNO chief executive Memo Musa says the ... More >>

ZNO congratulates Chief Nursing Officer

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 12:25 pm | NZNO

Chief Executive Memo Musa acknowledges the hard work Chief Nursing Officer Jane O’Malley has done to increase nursing input into Ministry of Health policy and congratulates Jane on her appointment as Chief Nurse at Plunket New Zealand. More >>

Nurses organisation acknowledge outgoing DG of Health

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 12:44 pm | NZNO

NZNO Chief Executive Memo Musa says Director-General of Health Chai Chuah has made great contributions to the New Zealand Health system in a number of senior health management roles and as the director general of health when he oversaw the review ... More >>

Healthy homes help hospital staff

Friday, 1 December 2017, 4:24 pm | NZNO

NZNO congratulates the new government on passing the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act in advance of Human Rights Day on 10 December. More >>

A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 11:55 am | NZNO

From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ begins.. More >>

NZNO welcomes the HQSC adverse events report

Friday, 24 November 2017, 2:51 pm | NZNO

Media Release 24 November 2017 NZNO welcomes the HQSC adverse events report NZNO welcomes the adverse events report and thanks the Health Quality and Safety Commission (HQSC) for their work to produce it with very recent and relevant data. The changes ... More >>

The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system

Friday, 24 November 2017, 11:46 am | NZNO

The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a huge effect on the nurse and colleagues to the point nurses leave for other jobs, go overseas or leave the profession altogether. ... More >>

Kiwis need DHBs' to reduce carbon footprint

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 3:55 pm | NZNO

NZNO president Grant Brookes, in support of the Sustainable Healthcare in Aotearoa NZ forum starting tomorrow, says that nurses are strongly behind the call to the newly elected government to assess and monitor DHBs’ steps to reduce their carbon ... More >>

Mum and baby bond gets help to establish

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 11:00 am | NZNO

NZNO welcomes the increase in paid parental leave and points out that breast feeding for the first six months of life, as recommended by the world health organisation (WHO), is a better start for babies. Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says extending paid ... More >>

NZNO Welcomes Minister for Women's Fast Move

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:18 am | NZNO

NZNO applauds the first big move by Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter to stop the current Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill in its current form and to refer back to the recommendations of the pay equity working group for a redraft. ... More >>

Nurses looking forward to health spend hike

Friday, 20 October 2017, 1:44 pm | NZNO

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) acting Chief Executive Jane MacGeorge says nurses welcome the new government and are looking forward to a reversal of the 2017 ‘scrooge health budget’ and the $2B going back into health. Jane MacGeorge today ... More >>

Mental health nursing is specialist work

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 2:58 pm | NZNO

NZNO is alarmed to hear Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) are considering whether the shortage of mental health nurses may be solved by employing non-professionals. More >>

NZNO mourn passing of Centenarian

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:20 pm | NZNO

NZNO mourn their kuia Vera Morgan (MBE) More >>

Nurses see health risks of living in squalor

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:19 am | NZNO

Children and youth living in squalor a national shame NZNO is very concerned by anecdotal reports covered in the New Zealand Herald on Friday 22 September from a midwife who bravely shared her distress about housing poverty and resulting infant and child ... More >>

NZNO Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery 2017

Friday, 22 September 2017, 1:56 pm | NZNO

NZNO Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery 2017 This year there are two recipients of the NZNO Services to Nursing and Midwifery Award. Dr Helen Snell and Pepe Sinclair. NZNO President Grant Brookes presented the awards at the Annual Conference at Te ... More >>

Kerri Nuku Wins NZNO Award of Honour 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:15 am | NZNO

NZNO Award of Honour 2017 At Wednesday night’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner, the NZNO Award of Honour was presented. The award is granted biennially. The nomination for Kerri Nuku met the criteria for the award. Ms Nuku was presented with the award ... More >>

Jess Tiplady Wins NZNO Young Nurse of the Year 2017

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 9:13 am | NZNO

NZNO Young Nurse of the Year 2017 The 2017 Young Nurse of the Year was announced at last night’s NZNO Annual Conference dinner at Te Papa and went to Jess Tiplady , Nurse Practitioner from Auckland. Jess Tiplady works at the Greenstone Family Clinic, ... More >>



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