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Nurses Say Cuts To Hospital-based Services Will Impact Care

Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Te Whatu Ora regions are being asked to collectively save $105 million by July using ‘cost containment’ methods including banning double shifts, pressure to take leave, non-replacement of sick staff and wiping unfilled roles. More >>

Government’s Pre-election Pay Parity Promise Will Need Increased Budget Funding

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 5:13 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Coalition Government has refused to commit to adequately fund Primary/Community Health Care when the current Pay Equity claim in the sector is settled, despite Mr Luxon’s promise. More >>

St Kilda Care Home Reduced Staff Hours ‘devastating’

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 1:54 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

On Friday, NZNO Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) and E tū members at St Kilda Care Home in Cambridge, Waikato will rally against their employer’s decision to cut the number of hours for up to 40 nurses and caregivers on the staff roster. More >>

Nurses To Rally Across New Zealand Calling For Increased Health Funding In Budget 2024

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 4:41 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation NZNO will be holding public rallies at more than 20 locations on 9 May, as part of NZNO’s national Day of Action 2024. They will be calling on the Government to increase funding to Health in Budget 2024 ... More >>

Official Nurse Unsafe Staffing Figures Genuinely Alarming

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:31 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO Chief Executive Paul Goulter said the nursing staffing crisis remains a daily reality, with nurses continuing to leave because of burnout and concerns about pay and their health and safety at work. More >>

Funding Shortfall Endangering The Care Of Our Elderly

Friday, 3 May 2024, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is calling for increased funding for Aged Residential Care in Budget 2024. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku fears that funds allocated to the Aged Residential Care sector will remain inadequate, as has happened repeatedly ... More >>

Government Pay Equity Proposal A Blow For Women And Community Health

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 6:34 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO Chief Executive Paul Goulter says women being paid less than men, even though they do work of equal value, remains widespread across the country. More >>

Nominations Open For Prestigious Māori Health Award

Thursday, 2 May 2024, 9:14 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The award is open to all Māori nurses. More >>

Manawatu Rally Against Migrant Nurse Exploitation

Friday, 26 April 2024, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The aim of the rally is to highlight the plight of internationally qualified nurses (IQNs), many from India, who are encouraged by agencies to come to New Zealand to work but then find themselves unable to secure employment. NZNO says these recruitment ... More >>

Kotahitanga To Score At Māori Netball Tournament

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 9:46 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Kotahitanga (unity) will be on full display in Manurewa, South Auckland on Saturday when the second Māori health workers netball tournament takes place. And all people have been invited to come along with whānau to enjoy a fun-filled day. Hosted by ... More >>

Nursing Student Survey Report Shows Training System Costing Us Nurses

Friday, 16 February 2024, 6:16 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) has released a report on its 2023 Student Survey showing that nursing students face significant barriers to completing their studies, particularly around finances, stress ... More >>

NZNO Condemns Targeting Of Hospitals And Health Workers In Gaza

Thursday, 25 January 2024, 1:06 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it is gravely concerned at reports of hospital and health workers being targeted in Gaza. escalating loss of life among health workers and other civilians in the ... More >>

Nurses-to-patient ratios will ease health crisis

Thursday, 28 December 2023, 6:10 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The legal mandating of nurse-to-patient ratios needs to be done immediately to help turn around a crisis that puts staff and patients at risk, New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO). NZNO President Anne Daniels said feedback ... More >>

Student Nursing Survey Reveals Significant Training Barriers

Wednesday, 27 December 2023, 6:45 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) bi-annual National Nursing Student Survey closed late in 2023. Further details and commentary will be released in 2024 once analysis is complete. However, a preliminary ... More >>

NZNO Calls For Gaza Ceasefire And Protection Of Health Workers

Friday, 17 November 2023, 7:25 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it is gravely concerned by the escalating loss of life among health care workers and other civilians in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere ... More >>

NZNO Condemns Violence Against Health Workers In Middle East

Thursday, 19 October 2023, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) condemns all acts of terrorism and violence against civilians occurring in the Israel-Palestine conflict and says both sides must respect and protect access to health care and ensure ... More >>

Telehealth Workers Battle On For Fair Wages, Respect

Friday, 6 October 2023, 3:32 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

About 300 workers employed at Whakarongorau Aotearoa Telehealth members continue with their struggle for fair wages and respect from their employer. The workers are members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa ... More >>

Midwives Accept Proposed Pay Equity Settlement

Friday, 6 October 2023, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) midwives covered by the Midwives Pay Equity claim voted overwhelmingly to accept a final proposed settlement agreement from Te Whatu Ora. The ballot which closed at noon today also ... More >>

National’s Health Policies Hollow Without Workforce

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 10:49 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says the National Party’s new health policies announced today ring hollow because they don’t address the missing workforce needed to deliver them. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere ... More >>

Nurses Deliver Diagnoses On Election Health Promises

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 10:29 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

An ailing health sector needs to be nursed back from a full-blown crisis by whichever political party claims the seat of power in next month’s general election, nurses say. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki Aotearoa (NZNO) ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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