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NZNO Warns Government: "You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet!"

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 4:18 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says Aotearoa New Zealand is dangerously underprepared for what seems an inevitable tsunami of community Covid cases that could completely break our health system, and that nurses must be part all proposed ... More >>

Nurses Accept DHB Offer With Firm Majority

Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:00 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says its more than 32,000 members who work in district health boards (DHBS) have accepted their latest employer offer, with 83 percent voting yes. Voting closed at 12 Noon today. Lead Advocate and Industrial ... More >>

Health Worker Vaccine Mandate Crucial Support For At Risk Communities

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:12 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation support the health worker vaccine mandate as a crucial support for at risk communities. NZNO Industrial Services Manager Glenda Alexander said that this mandate reflects the significant risk that the Delta strain ... More >>

Nurse, Union Voice Absent On New Health Authority Boards

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisaton's (NZNO) Kaiwhakahaere, Kerri Nuku, is concerned that the Māori Health Authority (MHA) and Health New Zealand (Health NZ) boards lack representation for nurses, kaimahi hauora, midwives, rongoā practitioners or ... More >>

NZNO Issues Provisional Improvement Notice To Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has supported staff working at the Hastings Hospital Emergency Department to issue a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) to Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) for failing in its primary duty of care ... More >>

Young Male Pasifika Nurse’s Inspiring Work Recognised

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s (NZNO’s) annual Young Nurse of the Year Award was presented to Daniel Mataafa at the organisation’s online Annual General Meeting on 16 September. Mr Mataafa, of Samoan whakapapa, is a 29-year-old Regional ... More >>

NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Wins Prestigious International Human Rights And Nursing Award

Tuesday, 21 September 2021, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is proud to announce that its Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku has received the highly prestigious Human Rights and Nursing Award given by the International Care Ethics Observatory at the University of Surrey in the United ... More >>

NZNO Welcomes New Leaders To Team

Monday, 20 September 2021, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased to welcome President Elect Anne Daniels and new Vice President Elect Nano Tunnicliff to its leadership team. Daniels and Tunnicliffe were elected to their positions by members in voting which ... More >>

NZNO Welcomes Safe Staffing Review

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:30 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the Nursing Safe Staffing Review, and specifically the effectiveness of the implementation of ‘Care Capacity Demand Management (CCDM)’ at all Aotearoa New Zealand DHBs. The review was confirmed by ... More >>

NZNO Satisfied With Auckland DHB Visitation Policy Decision

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:21 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is satisfied now that Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) has agreed to restrict visitation to compassionate grounds only - when it moves Auckland Hospital from Code Yellow to Code Orange at 7am tomorrow. ... More >>

NZNO Takes Legal Action Over Auckland Hospital Visitor Policy

Saturday, 11 September 2021, 4:19 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has taken legal action through the Employment Relations Authority after Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) refused to meet with it for mediation on Friday over Auckland Hospital’s visiting policy. NZNO Industrial ... More >>

NZNO Members Issue Provisional Improvement Notice To Auckland District Health Board On "Free For All’ Visitor Policy

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation is calling for Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) to urgently change its visitor guidelines to align with other DHBs. This follows the issuing of a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) to ADHB for putting staff and ... More >>

Close Contact Nurses Working Underscores DHB Staffing Issues

Sunday, 22 August 2021, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says the fact that nurses who live with close contacts are being asked to turn up for work at Auckland’s DHBs, and monitor themselves for symptoms in the meantime, shows how desperate the health system is ... More >>

Nurses Withdraw Strike Action After Lockdown Declared

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 8:02 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says it will withdraw its strike action plans for 19 August after a community case of COVID-19 in Auckland has led to a nationwide lockdown. NZNO Industrial Services Manager Glenda Alexander said people’s health ... More >>

NZNO Disturbed DHBs Are Seeking Emergency Cover Ruling

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:45 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is disturbed the district heath boards (DHBs) have approached the Employment Court to help resolve a disagreement over providing life preserving services (LPS) during strike action, says NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri ... More >>

NZNO Issues Next Strike Notice

Monday, 2 August 2021, 1:08 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has today issued strike notices to the country’s district health boards (DHBs) after its 30,000 members who work in DHBs voted in favour of an eight-hour nationwide strike on 19 August. The notice is for ... More >>

Nurses Reject Latest DHB Offer For Failing To Address Safe Staffing

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 7:39 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO members who work in district health boards (DHBs) have voted by clear majority to reject the latest offer in their negotiations with the DHBs, saying it fails to address the chronic and systemic safe staffing issues in a way that would ensure ... More >>

NZNO To Present DHB MECA Offer; Withdraws Strike Notice

Friday, 16 July 2021, 4:26 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says significant progress has been made in negotiations with the district health boards (DHBs) over the latest multi-employer collective agreement (MECA), and it will be presenting an offer to its members next ... More >>

Nurses Reject DHB Offer And Confirm Strike Action

Monday, 7 June 2021, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says its 30,000 members who work in DHBs have voted overwhelmingly to reject a second offer in their current round of multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) negotiations. This means the eight-hour strike planned ... More >>

NZNO Sceptical Of Budget’s Impact On Health System Crisis

Friday, 21 May 2021, 1:10 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is sceptical of the Budget’s effect for healing a health system in crisis. NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku says there are some positive initiatives but that the government’s recent actions have shaken ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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