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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 >>

Some aspects of TPPA affecting health need to go on ice

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 3:21 pm | NZNO

27 August 2017 Some aspects of TPPA affecting health need to go on ice NZNO president Grant Brookes has sent an open letter to all Ministers negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which the Organisation, along with other national and ... More >>

Some aspects of TPPA affecting health need to go on ice

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 4:06 pm | NZNO

NZNO president Grant Brookes has sent an open letter to all Ministers negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which the Organisation, along with other national and international health sector organisations, has signed (attached). More >>

Government ED Targets nothing to celebrate

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 2:33 pm | NZNO

Government ED Targets nothing to celebrate Yesterday, the NZNO College of Emergency Nurses NZ (CENNZ) were outraged to read the Minister of Health claiming the Emergency Department (ED) health targets are a great success when nurses know the discharge ... More >>

More primary healthcare needed

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 3:57 pm | NZNO

NZNO welcomes proposed new initiatives from the current National-led Government to improve healthcare access to disadvantaged New Zealanders, but Associate Professional Services Manager Hilary Graham-Smith cautions against exaggerating expected uptake ... More >>

NO to proposed Buller Integrated Family Health Centre

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 12:54 pm | NZNO

In support of the community opposition to the proposed Integrated Family Health Centre (IFHC), NZNO CE Memo Musa has written to the chair of the Health Select Committee, Hon. Simon O’Connor to set out NZNO’s position. More >>

Bill a hindrance to pay equity

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 11:20 am | NZNO

NZNO Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill is disheartening and a step backwards for equality for nursing and women in Aotearoa/New Zealand. More >>

Broken funding model leaves nurses feeling unsafe

Monday, 7 August 2017, 4:01 pm | NZNO

Media Release 08 August 2017 Broken funding model leaves nurses feeling unsafe & unsupported at CCDHB More >>

Hikoi to Indigenous Nurses' Conference

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 12:40 pm | NZNO

This Friday 4 August at about 10.00am NZNO Kaiwhakahaere, Kerri Nuku will lead a Hikoi of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa NZNO members from the Te Puea Memorial Marae in Mangere, Auckland to the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference at the Holiday Inn, Ascot Road, ... More >>

Nurses express support for Debbie Chin

Friday, 21 July 2017, 11:38 am | NZNO

NZNO is alarmed to hear today of the resignation of Debbie Chin, Chief Executive of Capital and Coast DHB. Many members and staff are personally upset to see how the ongoing underfunding of the DHB has caused a highly capable leader to leave the ... More >>

Dilani Perera – a workplace leader for Equal Pay

Friday, 14 July 2017, 5:00 pm | NZNO

Dilani Perera – a workplace leader for Equal Pay At the Council of Trade Unions’ Women’s Conference tonight in Wellington, NZNO delegate Dilani Perera was honoured with a Leadership and Commitment on Equal Pay Award. Dilani is an NZNO member leader ... More >>

Wellington region DHBs $9.3 million short this Budget round

Friday, 7 July 2017, 3:48 pm | NZNO

Media Release 7 July 2017 Capital Coast, Hutt and Wairarapa DHBs' combined budget allocation short by over $9m this year The thorough CTU Health Budget analysis out this week shows the raw facts of health underfunding that leaves the Wellington region ... More >>

 

 

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