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Resident doctors deserve much better says NZNO

Monday, 14 January 2019, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in its industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) and warns that unsafe working conditions imposed on resident medical officers (RMOs) ... More >>

An increase to the minimum wage is an increase to wellbeing

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation welcomes the increase to the minimum wage announced today and commends the Government for its commitment to the health and wellbeing of low paid workers. More >>

Proposed immigration changes good for nursing workers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 12:29 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO Industrial Adviser Aged Care David Wait said the changes, proposed by Minister for Immigration Hon Iain Lees-Galloway, will help stabilise the nursing workforce in aged care, , improve wages, encourage upskilling and help ensure we can provide ... More >>

Proposed immigration changes good for nursing

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 11:51 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has welcomed the Government’s call for consultation on changes to New Zealand’s immigration policies, saying they will be good for both New Zealand nurses and migrants working in nursing and aged care. More >>

Family Planning members vote for historic 24 hour strike

Friday, 30 November 2018, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Around 100 NZNO nurses, medical receptionists/administrators and health promoters have voted to issue a 24 hour strike notice over a breakdown in their collective agreement negotiation with Family Planning Association (FPA). The strike will take ... More >>

East Coast nurses and health care assistants to join strike

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 11:34 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO nurses and health care assistants (HCAs) will join colleagues in various professions, and from three other unions, in a 24 hour strike over a breakdown in their collective agreement negotiation with East Coast PHO Ngāti Porou Hauora (NPH). The strike will ... More >>

Nurses Organisation urges vote for alcohol health warnings

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 12:05 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is urging ministerial delegates to the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation to vote in favour of mandatory, government-developed health warning labels on all alcohol products. More >>

Health is a New Zealander's Human Right

Friday, 11 May 2018, 12:26 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Tomorrow 12 May is International Nurses Day.. Over 19 million nurses worldwide are using their voice today to call for universal healthcare – because health is a human right. More >>

NZNO welcomes Robertson’s pay increase signal

Monday, 12 March 2018, 4:09 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Minister of Finance comment to media that nurses were in line for their pay to be addressed with a future “pay bump” will be great news to the nurse workforce. More >>

President to speak at Wellington CPTPP Rally

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation objects to the New Zealand government’s intention to sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement tomorrow. NZNO asserts that although some improvements have been made, the CPTPP is not ready ... More >>

Women’s healthcare at Auckland DHB far from ‘excellent’

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 5:28 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

In the face of staffing shortages and a poor culture in Women’s Health at ADHB, NZNO shares the concerns expressed by the College of Midwives about patient and staff safety. Auckland Lead Organiser Carol Beaumont says it is utterly inappropriate for ... More >>

All graduate nurses deserve placements

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 1:33 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Advanced Choice of Employment (ACE) programme once again leaves hundreds of nursing graduates with no job placements at the year end. Associate Manager Professional Services, Hilary Graham-Smith says this is unacceptable considering the national ... More >>

Nurses welcome moves to close the gaps in mental health care

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 1:24 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO welcome the terms of reference of the Inquiry into Mental Health and the opportunity to bring the voice of nurses into the inquiry. Chief Executive Memo Musa says NZNO is pleased to see the Inquiry will be completed by October. More >>

100 days in many ways great for kiwi kids

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 4:47 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO welcomes the government’s Families Package increases and also the Winter Energy Payment. Nurses have seen an increase in recent years in illness of children due to poverty and damp poor living conditions. More >>

Nurses vote no to DHB MECA offer

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 1:39 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO members have rejected the proposed DHB MECA (multi-employer collective agreement) covering the November 2017 to July 2020 period. An overview of the offer as it was presented to members can be found here . More >>

Social determinants of health important to nurses

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Acting chief executive Jane MacGeorge congratulates Dr David Clark on his appointment as Minister of Health and says he shows good understanding of social determinants of health such as poverty, social environments and housing quality. More >>

Unions Slam Treasury Threats to Christchurch Health Services

Friday, 11 August 2017, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Unions representing health professionals are slamming Treasury for last months report undermining Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), which alleged CDHB’s ‘poor financial performance’ was ‘a concern’. More >>

NZNO call for an update of Aged Care Standards

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 1:35 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Two recent NZNO member surveys back up the AUT findings in their Aged Care Workforce Survey 2016 that time to care is being rationed due to underfunding. Members are reporting that this is causing them distress and increasing job stress. More >>

Honouring three exceptional NZ Nurses

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO is proud to congratulate its members, Mrs Gail Ann Corbett, Ms Guru Dev Kaur Singh and Ms Barbara Fay Turnbull on their Florence Nightingale Medal awarded on Friday 12 May, International Nurses’ Day. The highly regarded international award ... More >>

Nurses Day 12 May – a voice to lead

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:51 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Celebrated on 12 May, the date of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day (IND) is a global event held each year in recognition of nurses’ invaluable work. More >>

 

 

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