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Caregivers and nurses support midwives

Monday, 31 August 2015, 3:28 pm | NZNO

Momentum is building in New Zealand to address gender pay inequality says New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) caregivers, nurses and midwives. More >>

Nurses not responsible for the state of the health system

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 3:26 pm | NZNO

Any suggestion by DHBs or any other party that nurses’ modest pay increases are the cause of budgetary difficulties are entirely unreasonable says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation. NZNO industrial adviser for the DHB sector, Lesley Harry says, ... More >>

Nurses vote for new collective agreement

Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 12:31 pm | NZNO

Nurses, midwives and health care assistants working in the 20 district health boards (DHBs) around the country have voted to accept the DHBs’ proposed multi-employer collective agreement (MECA). More >>

Pharmaceutical companies don’t want affordable medicine

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 4:46 pm | NZNO

Tens of thousands of nurses around the country are hoping against hope that Trade Minister, Tim Groser does the right thing and walks away from TPP negotiations. More >>

Nurses elect new President

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 12:08 pm | NZNO

The country’s largest nursing organisation, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO), has a new President, Wellington Staff Nurse Grant Brookes. Brookes won a six-way contest to co-lead the 46,000-member professional and industrial body. More >>

200 primary health care nurses meet in Wellington

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:38 am | NZNO

From today in Wellington over 200 primary health care nurses from around New Zealand meet to discuss and learn of innovation in nursing practice at their annual conference. Among the delegates are nurse practitioners and intern nurse practitioners who are ... More >>

Health sector reforms would take us back to the dark ages

Wednesday, 29 July 2015, 2:13 pm | NZNO

The health of New Zealanders seems to have been completely side-lined in the Ministry of Health’s leaked “Capability and Capacity” report says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). More >>

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 >>



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