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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 >>

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 >>



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