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NZNO DHB Members Vote To Strike!

Friday, 14 May 2021, 1:38 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will be issuing strike notices to the country’s district health boards (DHBs) after its 30,000 members who work in DHBs voted overwhelmingly in favour of an eight-hour strike on 9 June. Lead Advocate and ... More >>

Stand Behind Us On International Nurses Day, Says NZNO

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 9:44 am | NZNO

On the International Day of the Nurse (12 May) the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is asking the people of Aotearoa New Zealand to get behind nurses and all health workers in their struggle for fair pay and safe staffing. NZNO Acting Professional ... More >>

Understaffing’s Dire Impacts On Aged Care Highlighted

Friday, 19 March 2021, 9:21 am | NZNO

Understaffing in the aged care sector in Aotearoa New Zealand is the focus of this year’s Caregivers Week, which starts on Monday 22 March. Understaffing means workers do not have time to provide the best possible care and must often make difficult ... More >>

Family Planning Workers Vote To Strike

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 11:09 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says around 100 of its members working for the Family Planning Association (FPA) as nurses, medical receptionists/administrators and health promoters have voted to strike from 7.00am on 16 February to 7.00am on ... More >>

Te Rūnanga Mourns The Passing Of Tōhuna Tipua Dr Rose Pere

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 1:49 pm | NZNO

Te Rūnanga o Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nurses Organisation mourns the passing of Dr Rose Pere, revered tōhuna tipua and leader for the revitalisation of indigenous knowledge and life throughout the world. Te Rūnanga Tumu whakarae ... More >>

NZNO Considering Action To Remove Unsafe MIQ Workers

Friday, 13 November 2020, 2:11 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) remains greatly concerned at the lack of action by DHBs, the Ministry of Health and MBIE to protect its members working in Government MIQs. The union and professional organisation is now considering strongly ... More >>

Striking Primary Health Care Workers Just Want Due Respect

Monday, 9 November 2020, 10:39 am | NZNO

Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and administration/reception staff say all they are asking for is their due respect and to receive equal pay with their DHB colleagues for work of equal value. Around 3200 PHC members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation ... More >>

NZNO Escalates Primary Health Care Strike Action

Friday, 23 October 2020, 1:44 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has issued a strike notice today covering some 3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and receptionist/administration staff across more than 500 practices and accident/medical centres nationwide. The first ... More >>

Mediation Last Chance To Avoid Strike, Says NZNO

Friday, 28 August 2020, 2:43 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says mediation, scheduled for 1 September, is the last chance to resolve the impasse that has led to scheduled strike action on 3 September. NZNO issued a strike notice covering some 3200 Primary Health Care ... More >>

De-valuing Of Nursing Deeply Worrying

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 12:09 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s (NZNO’s) College of Emergency Nurses (CENNZ) says the de-valuing of the nursing role evident in recent moves by the Canterbury DHB (CDHB) are deeply worrying, and that all New Zealanders should be concerned. ... More >>

Primary Health Care Strike Ballot Underway

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 3:04 pm | NZNO

More than 3400 Primary Health Care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 practices and accident and medical centres will commence a ballot for strike action today. The ballot will run until Wednesday 12 August and is for ... More >>

Campaign Demands Mandatory Minimum Staffing Numbers In Aged Residential Care

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 2:00 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and E tū, with the support of Grey Power, launched an online open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern yesterday pushing for mandatory minimum staffing numbers of nurses and caregivers in relation to resident ... More >>

Primary Health Care Nurses And Staff To Stop Work

Monday, 6 July 2020, 3:42 pm | NZNO

More than 3400 primary health care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 practices and accident and medical centres will stop work for two hours nationwide on Thursday 23 July after mediation to settle their multi-employer ... More >>

NZNO Welcomes Health System Review Report

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 2:11 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it agrees with the direction proposed in the health system review report released today, and says the changes it suggests have been long awaited. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says NZNO members have long ... More >>

Primary Health Care Nurses Failed By Funding Lack

Monday, 8 June 2020, 2:55 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has been negotiating the Primary Health Care Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (PHC MECA) since November last year. However, NZNO Industrial Advisor Chris Wilson says the additional funding needed to achieve ... More >>

NZNO Pays Tribute To Nurses Who Have Died Internationally

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 3:49 pm | NZNO

On the International Day of the Nurse, NZNO is paying tribute to the 301 nurses from 32 countries who have died from their frontline work fighting COVID-19. This is the latest tally from Global Nurses United (GNU), but GNU Co-ordinator Ken Zinn ... More >>

NZNO Celebrates International Day Of The Midwife

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 3:44 pm | NZNO

While NZNO is known mainly for representing nurses, many of its members are also midwives and whakawhānau. We at the union and professional organisation want to acknowledge and celebrate their incredible mahi today, the International Day of the ... More >>

Call For National COVID-19 Response Framework

Friday, 24 April 2020, 2:31 pm | NZNO

NZNO’s College of Emergency Nurses (CENNZ) and College of Critical Care Nurses (NZCCCN) are calling for a standardised national response framework for responding to COVID-19, because they say the country’s Ministry of Health and DHBs continue ... More >>

NZNO Calls For Decisiveness And Unity In COVID-19 Response

Monday, 23 March 2020, 12:35 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for decisiveness in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and says people in Aotearoa New Zealand should be ready to move to alert level 3 or 4 immediately. NZNO Associate Professional Services Manager ... More >>

Rights and obligations during a pandemic

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:53 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is reminding both employers and employees that they have rights and obligations regarding their own safety and the wellbeing of others during a pandemic situation. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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