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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 >>

TPPA a bad move for New Zealand

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:34 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

For several years New Zealand nurses and many other national and international nursing experts have been pointing out the risks to our health system posed by the Trans Pacific Partnership. More >>

Still no good news for new grad nurses

Monday, 24 August 2015, 4:48 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

A release from Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today, congratulating himself that more new graduate nurses are finding jobs sooner has student nurses and other NZNO members rolling their eyes. More >>

Social impact bonds a “solution” looking for a problem

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 5:25 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Mental Health Nurses Section fears the Government’s new social impact bonds is a way to privatise mental health services and abandon its responsibility to fund public health and social services for our ... More >>

Celebrating midwives on 5 May

Monday, 4 May 2015, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Midwives, nurses and parents everywhere celebrate International Day of the Midwife tomorrow (5 May). This year’s theme is “Midwives: for a better tomorrow”. More >>

Flow on effect of health targets concerning

Monday, 30 March 2015, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses are saying the Health Minister’s target of 6 hours waiting time in emergency departments is causing trouble right through the hospital system. More >>

Government signs another under-the-radar treaty

Friday, 27 March 2015, 2:37 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Government has signed another trade treaty that will affect health in New Zealand. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that New Zealanders have had no say at all on the content of the Government Procurement Agreement deal, and ... More >>

Nurses welcome new Director General of Health

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 5:24 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) warmly welcomes Chai Chuah to his new role as Chief Executive and Director-General of the Ministry of Health. More >>

Launch of online archive of nursing oral histories

Monday, 9 March 2015, 3:57 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nau mai, haere mai. The Nursing Education and Research Foundation welcomes media to attend the launch of a new online archive of nursing oral histories. More >>

 

 

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