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Nurses want better health and safety legislation

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:11 pm | NZNO

Nurses are unhappy to see the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee report on the Health and Safety Reform Bill waters down current provisions, rather than strengthening them. More >>

Why aren’t Cantabrians being supported to recover?

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 2:01 pm | NZNO

Information released under the Official Information Act, showing that four years on from the quakes, Canterbury DHB staff are stressed and overworked, expenditure is at its limit and services are clogged, comes as no surprise to the New Zealand ... More >>

Southern DHB’s deficit – is it time to clear the slate?

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 10:32 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) cautiously welcomes the announcement that a commissioner may be appointed to run Southern District Health Board. More >>

Nurses head to mediation with District Health Boards

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:35 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards were unable to reach a settlement at their negotiations for a collective agreement yesterday. More >>

Vulnerable people will be most affected by closure

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 3:42 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that vulnerable clients are being left in the lurch in the wake of the abrupt closure of Relationships Aotearoa. More >>

Nurses say no to District Health Boards’ offer

Monday, 25 May 2015, 1:08 pm | NZNO

Nurses, midwives and health care assistants working in the 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) around the country have voted overwhelmingly not to accept the DHBs’ proposed multi-employer collective agreement. More >>

Budget 2015 robs Peter to pay Paul

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:31 pm | NZNO

This years’ Budget does not provide enough funding to meet the health needs of New Zealanders, say nurses. More >>

Southern hospitals bear the brunt of Government underfunding

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 4:06 pm | NZNO

Nurses, families and communities in Oamaru, Ranfurly, Dunstan, Balclutha and Gore may soon be without jobs and quality healthcare services as Southern DHB is forced to cut 5 percent from its budget. More >>

Celebrating Caregivers Week

Friday, 20 March 2015, 9:51 pm | NZNO

Caregivers all around the country will celebrate Caregivers Week from 22 – 28 March. Events are being held in resthomes, community halls and parks during the week. More >>

Launch of online archive of nursing oral histories

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 9:55 am | NZNO

A new website that holds an archive of nursing oral histories in New Zealand is being launched today in Wellington. More >>

History is made. Equal pay not just legal but possible!

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 3:28 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) congratulates Kristine Bartlett and the Service and Food Workers Union: Ngā Ringa Tota on their historic win. Today the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from Kristine’s employer; opening the way for ... More >>

New Government’s first priority is to reduce workers’ rights

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 9:08 am | NZNO

Thousands of nurses who made submissions against the Employment Relations Bill last year are disappointed to hear that the Bill is likely to pass its third reading tonight. More >>

8,000 signatures delivered to Minister of Health

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 6:46 pm | NZNO

Young nurses, older nurses, student nurses and newly graduated nurses gathered at Parliament today to support the presentation of a petition calling for a nurse entry to practice programme for all new graduate nurses. More than 8,000 people signed ... More >>

Petition generates progress for new nurses

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:39 am | NZNO

Last week the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) launched a petition to get a nurse entry to practice (NEtP) programme for every new graduate nurse. This week, and more than 7,000 signatures later, we are very pleased to hear the Government’s ... More >>

Petition for new nurse graduates

Monday, 21 July 2014, 12:12 pm | NZNO

Today the New Zealand Nurses Organisation is launching a petition aimed at achieving a nurse entry to practice (NEtP) position for every new grad nurse. New Zealand is facing a significant nursing shortage over the next decade. We need to begin growing ... More >>

Funding cuts, efficiencies and cost savings are double-speak

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 3:46 pm | NZNO

NZNO members at Capital and Coast DHB are troubled to hear their CEO say that cuts would not ‘directly impact on the safety and care of our patients’, but could include ‘further efficiencies’ in clinical supplies, reducing the use of overtime ... More >>

Open letter to PM: TPPA puts profits before health

Monday, 12 May 2014, 2:22 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is one of a more than 260 health sector individuals and organisations to sign an open letter to the Prime Minister today, warning of the threat to New Zealanders’ health from the Trans-Pacific Partnership ... More >>

Thanks nurses! International Nurses Day 12 May

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 2:38 pm | NZNO

Monday 12 May is International Nurses Day; Florence Nightingale’s birthday and the day when all around the world people take the time to thank nurses for the great work they do. More >>

NZNO celebrates International day of the midwife

Sunday, 4 May 2014, 11:15 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) celebrates International Day of the Midwife on Monday 5 May. We take the time to thank midwives in Aotearoa New Zealand who are working with women and their families in our communities and hospitals, and renew ... More >>

It’s our future – we want a say

Friday, 28 March 2014, 9:19 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining the national rally against the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) tomorrow because it believes that public health is too important an issue to be negotiated away in a secret agreement. More >>



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