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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 >>

NZNO Wellington Convention focus on positivity under strain

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The NZNO Wellington Convention opened this morning with speeches by NZNO President Grant Brookes and Chief Executive Memo Musa. More >>

CDHB mental health resources stretched too thin

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 10:14 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation supports comments made by mental health nurses in an article featured in The Press this morning about the mental health services and staffing being under strain at Canterbury DHB: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/89624342/christchurchs-specialist-mental-health-services-on-a-knife-edge More >>

NZ must have a sustainable approach to nurse workforce

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO today launched an urgent discussion document about the issue of the unsustainable and fluctuating import of Internationally Qualified Nurses (IQN), in the context of New Zealand nurse graduate unemployment and the need for a better commitment to ... More >>

Gov't health funding and health workforce vision missing

Friday, 10 February 2017, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The impact of inadequate health funding due to Government under spending is starting to cut, squeeze and burn, chief executive of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Memo Musa said today. More >>

Put children's health first this Christmas and New Year

Friday, 23 December 2016, 1:27 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Put children's health first this Christmas and New Year Media Release 23 December 2016 Nurses say children’s needs must come first at Christmas and New Year More >>

Government leaves nursing graduates languishing again

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 5:21 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

In response to the November figures of graduate nursing placements via the ACE scheme, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation once again calls for sufficient funding to ensure all graduates have the guarantee of a nursing placement that includes further training ... More >>

One small step for Caregivers, one giant step for Womankind

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO commends the New Zealand government for setting an international precedent by today agreeing a pathway for New Zealanders to achieve equal pay between various traditionally male and female jobs. More >>

NZNO a victim of Phishing from Yahoo email address

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 2:26 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

On Monday 1 November a person pretending to be the chief executive, Memo Musa, using a fake yahoo email address, contacted NZNO and requested the email contacts for our members. Unfortunately this information was released. More >>

Health and wellbeing must be linked with violence prevention

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO welcome the Prime Minister’s commitment to overhaul the Domestic Violence Act to empower agencies to share information and also to protect women and children sooner. NZNO chief executive Memo Musa says government impetus on this issue is good ... More >>

Nurses back Resident Doctors Association on safer staffing

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 1:22 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is supporting the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in their industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) over short staffing, long hours, and burnout. More >>

Nurses support ‘Oranga Tamariki’

Friday, 19 August 2016, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Responding to the announcement of the new name for the government agency the ‘Ministry for Vulnerable Children’, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Kaiwhakahaere says she will be choosing to use its Māori name, ‘Oranga Tamariki’. More >>

Decision to veto Paid Parental Leave shows priorities

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 2:40 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is deeply disappointed by Bill English’s decision to veto the Paid Parental Leave bill today. NZNO kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says that NZNO is a long-time supporter of extending paid parental leave, because ... More >>

Babies and parents mobilise for 26 weeks paid parental leave

Friday, 29 April 2016, 12:42 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Babies and parents mobilise for 26 weeks paid parental leave in park near John Key's house on 4 May More >>

 

 

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