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Primary Health Care Workers Seeing Red Day

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 4:45 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

What: Seeing Red Day When: Friday 19 June 2020 Who: Primary health care nurses and workers Where: Participating GP practices, medical centres, accident and emergency centres nationwide On Friday 19 June primary health care workers will be highlighting ... More >>

Primary Health Care Nurses See Red Over Pay Parity

Friday, 12 June 2020, 10:55 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Pay talks stalled yesterday and Mediation is the next step for primary health care nurses, says the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO). NZNO has been negotiating the Primary Health Care Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (PHC MECA) since November ... More >>

NZNO CE Rejects Resolution To Dissolve Board

Monday, 8 June 2020, 4:57 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) CE Memo Musa announced today that a resolution calling for the dissolution of the NZNO Board is not legally valid and is inconsistent with NZNO’s Constitution. The resolution was presented in a petition last month ... More >>

Report Reveals Frontline Nurses’ Struggles During COVID-19 Pandemic

Friday, 29 May 2020, 4:31 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

A recently released report by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and the McGuinness Institute highlights the challenges faced by NZNO members (nurses, midwives, health care assistants, kai mahi hauora and nursing students) working on the frontlines ... More >>

Primary Health Care Nurses Reject Pay Offer

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 12:50 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

After prolonged negotiations primary health care nurses have voted down a final offer from employers of 2.5 and 2 percent pay increases over two years. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has been negotiating the Primary Health Care Multi-Employer ... More >>

Budget Not Specific On Opportunities

Monday, 18 May 2020, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it is pleased to see significant investment into health and disabilities in the 2020 Budget, but wants more detail about how that money will be targeted, lest important opportunities be missed. NZNO ... More >>

Serious Lessons From Waitakere Hospital COVID-19 Report

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 6:20 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it welcomes the incident review report released today by Waitematā District Health Board (DHB) into COVID-19 Staff infections at Waitakere Hospital April. Seven nurses contracted the virus at the ... More >>

NZNO Calls For Unity And Respect

Wednesday, 6 May 2020, 5:18 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku is calling for an end to personal attacks and for unity after a petition was launched today asking for the NZNO Board to stand down and for a new Board to be re-elected. "We want ... More >>

DHBs Choose Parking Revenue Over Kindness To Nurses

Friday, 1 May 2020, 1:28 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says all DHBs should continue offering free parking to all essential workers now that Aotearoa New Zealand has moved from Rahui (Lockdown) Level 4 to Level 3. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says it is disappointing ... More >>

Nursing Staff Not To Blame, Says NZNO

Friday, 17 April 2020, 10:13 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is disappointed that nursing and other health care staff are being blamed for bringing COVID-19 into the workplace without any real evidence or proper investigation - or that the problem is that staff aren’t ... More >>

NZNO Urges Government And Health Employers To Adopt He Kete Tapuhi Ora Response Package

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 5:22 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO urgently needs the Government and all health employers to commit to a comprehensive ‘He Kete Tapuhi Ora response package’ to assist all nurses, midwives, health care assistants and kai mahi hauora in this exceptional fight against the COVID-19 ... More >>

Nurses Must Be Given Personal Protective Equipment Now

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 8:49 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says some nurses having to deal with potential COVID-19 cases are not being given personal protective equipment (PPE) and that this could result in many unnecessary deaths. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku ... More >>

Nurses Must Be Supported As Frontline Against COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for measures to improve support for nurses in the Government’s next round of pandemic initiatives after still more infections were reported today. NZNO President Grant Brookes says the Government ... More >>

A Day To Celebrate The Historic Work Of Women

Friday, 6 March 2020, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says International Women’s Day (Sunday 8 March) is a great time for people in Aotearoa New Zealand to remember the wonderful work our women do; especially in 2020, the World Health Organization’s Year of ... More >>

Not Protecting Nurses As First Responders Grossly Unfair, Says NZNO

Friday, 6 March 2020, 3:47 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says failure to include nurses, midwives, health care workers and kai mahi hauora as defined staff in the Protection for First Responders and Prison Officers Bill will only serve to further institutionalise the abuse nursing ... More >>

Adverse events report reveals heavy under-resourcing

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes "Learning from adverse events: Te ako I ngā pāpono kōaro", released by the Health & Safety Commission last week. More >>

NZNO critical of proposed nurse staffing changes

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says changes proposed to staffing for the CREST service proposed by Canterbury District Health Board (DHB) will reduce the quality of care available to older persons in Christchurch and surrounding areas. More >>

NZNO awards given for Service to Nursing or Midwifery

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:42 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

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 >>

NZNO challenges Presbyterian Support proposed staffing cuts

Friday, 6 September 2019, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is challenging proposed staffing changes at two facilities run by Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS), saying they will reduce standards of patient care and put extra strain on nursing and care staff, and that ... More >>

Colonisation and archaic British law behind state welfare

Friday, 9 August 2019, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Colonisation and the legacy of archaic British law were the starting points for our modern child welfare system that is inherently racist and disadvantages Māori in particular, the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference was told today. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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