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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 >>

Equal pay case gets bigger

Friday, 20 December 2013, 9:08 am | NZNO

Unions representing thousands of aged care workers have begun legal proceedings under the Equal Pay Act against the countries’ major rest home chains. Unions claim that the very low pay endemic in the residential aged care sector is because of the gender ... More >>

Child health report gets it right

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 10:29 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) thanks the Health Select committee for its inquiry into improving child health outcomes and preventing child abuse. “They have got it right,” says NZNO nursing policy adviser and researcher Dr Jill Clendon, ... More >>

West Aucklanders are not second class citizens say nurses

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 6:35 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) believes there is no good reason for Waitemata DHB (WDHB) to move Waitakere Hospital’s Coronary Care Unit to North Shore Hospital. More >>

Provision of healthcare not a popularity contest

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 11:40 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says that the provision of high quality healthcare relies on sustainable funding and adequate staffing – not “hotel-style” patient ratings. NZNO members are always looking for ways to improve and enhance ... More >>

International day for the eradication of poverty

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 10:26 am | NZNO

Thursday the 17th of October is International Day for the Eradication of poverty and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for action locally, nationally and internationally to eradicate poverty. 25 percent of New Zealand children currently ... More >>

TTPA not democratic and not right, nurses say

Friday, 11 October 2013, 11:42 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining thousands of other organisations and individuals in calling for the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), currently being negotiated in secret, to be made public. More >>

A great day for women: equal pay a step closer

Friday, 23 August 2013, 12:27 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 in the Employment Court. Aotearoa New Zealand is now one step closer to achieving equal pay for men ... More >>

Nurses stop work to discuss employment law changes

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 4:01 pm | NZNO

Nurses all around the country are taking time out over the next couple of weeks to attend one of over 80 meetings to discuss what they can do about proposed employment law changes. More >>

All the way for equal pay

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 10:10 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to support the case that could change the face of aged care, being taken by the Service and Food Workers Union: Ngā Ringa Tota this week. More >>

Employment relations changes another blow for workers

Friday, 26 April 2013, 3:14 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says the changes to employment law announced today will be bad news for workers and the economy. More >>

New Chief Executive for NZNO

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 4:22 pm | NZNO

Former chief executive of Whanganui District Health Board (DHB) and current senior adviser in the mental health improvement group at the Ministry of Health, Memo Musa, is the New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s new chief executive. More >>

Naming individual health professionals a dangerous precedent

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 11:24 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is extremely disappointed and disturbed that the High Court has overturned a Coroner’s decision and named individual health professionals. NZNO agrees with the ASMS that naming the individuals involved in ... More >>

NZNO welcomes new joint heads of organisation

Monday, 18 March 2013, 9:45 am | NZNO

As part of its transition from a rules-based organisation to one governed by a constitution, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to welcome its joint heads who will work closely with the chief executive officer. Kaiwhakahaere, Kerri Nuku ... More >>

Coroner's recommendations disappoint

Saturday, 16 February 2013, 11:25 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is disappointed that a Coroner’s report into the suicide of a woman at a respite care centre in Wellington, suggests that mental health workers treat their work strictly as a 9-5 job. More >>

 

 

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