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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 >>

Nurse staffing crisis looming for primary health

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 12:47 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says a crisis is looming in the Primary Health Care Sector (general practices and accident and medical centres) if funding is not increased to allow practice and registered nurse salaries to match those of ... More >>

Celebrating 2020 International Year of the Nurse

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 11:42 am | NZNO

Nurses globally and in New Zealand will join together next year to celebrate the International Year of the Nurse and the global Nursing Now campaign. More >>

Pacific mental health nurse wins NZNO Award of Honour

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:17 am | NZNO

The 2019 NZNO Award of Honour was presented tonight to Porirua-based Pacific Nurse Sipaia Kupa at the NZNO Awards Dinner in Wellington. More >>

NZNO awards given for Service to Nursing or Midwifery

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 8:13 am | NZNO

The 2019 NZNO Awards for Service to Nursing or Midwifery were presented tonight at the NZNO Awards Dinner at Te Papa in Wellington. The awards recognise nurses or midwives who have made a difference to the practice and practice environment of nursing or ... More >>

Plunket nurses vote in favour of landmark pay offer

Friday, 13 September 2019, 1:14 pm | NZNO

Plunket nurses, health workers and administrators voted on 12 September to accept a landmark pay offer. The Collective Agreement signed with Plunket covers 800 members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO), and is its largest single employer ... More >>

NZNO releases DHB MECA independent review report

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 10:44 am | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has released the full but partially redacted version of an independent review into its bargaining processes for the 2017/18 District Health Board (DHB) Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA). An independent review ... More >>

2019 PHARMAC Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards presented

Sunday, 11 August 2019, 11:54 am | NZNO

The Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards were presented tonight during the Awards Dinner at the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference at the Pullman Hotel, Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland). More >>

Tauira (students) essential to raising army of Māori nurses

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 1:35 pm | NZNO

More Māori nursing students will be essential to raising an army of Māori nurses who are sufficiently culturally responsive to meet the increasing health needs of Māori, says Tracy Black (Ngai Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Whakatohea), Chair of ... More >>

Conference to put ‘fire in the belly’ for Māori Nurses

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 9:52 am | NZNO

The Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference begins at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland tomorrow. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says the conference will be unique in that it is Māori-run and about maintaining the authenticity and integrity of Tikanga ... More >>

NZNO wins international membership award

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:45 pm | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has today received the Gold Membership Inclusiveness/Representativeness Award given annually by the International Council of Nurses (ICN). More >>

Awards to support better medicine access for Māori

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 11:54 am | NZNO

The 2019 Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards, jointly awarded by PHARMAC and Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and presented in August will both celebrate and support Māori nurses to continue in their studies and improve their clinical practice. ... More >>

Nurses to network for the future in Christchurch

Monday, 27 May 2019, 2:38 pm | NZNO

Canterbury and West Coast nurses will convene in Christchurch tomorrow for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Canterbury-West Coast Regional Convention. The theme for the day will be "Nurses a Voice to Lead - Health for All" ... More >>