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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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