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NZNO Service To Nursing Award 2020 Goes To Patient Rights Advocate

Friday, 18 September 2020, 12:35 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Each year the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) presents Service to Nursing and Midwifery Awards as a way of recognising nurses or midwives who are NZNO members and who have made a positive difference to nursing or midwifery practice or practice ... More >>

NZNO Young Nurse Of The Year Recognised For Outstanding Leadership

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 6:01 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s (NZNO’s) Young Nurse of the Year Award was presented at the organisation’s online Annual General Meeting today. The recipient was Kelly Talbot, a 29-year-old clinical nurse specialist at Southern Cross Hospital ... More >>

Primary Health Care Nurses And Staff To Hold Second Round Of Stop Work Meetings

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

More than 3400 primary health care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 general practices and accident and medical centres will stop work for two hours nationwide on Wednesday 30 September (10am-12 Noon). This will ... More >>

NZNO Acknowledges Departing Chief Nursing Officer

Friday, 4 September 2020, 5:49 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is sad to see the departure of Margareth Broodkoorn as the Ministry of Health’s Chief Nursing Officer, and wishes her well in her new role as CEO of the Hokianga Health Community Trust. NZNO Chief Executive ... More >>

Primary Health Care Worker Strike To Proceed

Tuesday, 1 September 2020, 6:06 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation confirms that the Primary Health Care (PHC) worker strike scheduled for eight hours on 3 September will go ahead after mediation with employers, held today, failed to reach a resolution. The strike will include ... More >>

Response To The Chief Ombudsman’s OPCAT Report

Friday, 28 August 2020, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Mental Health Nurse Section (MHNS) National Committee makes the following response to the Chief Ombudsman’s Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) report into five mental health units around ... More >>

NZNO Seriously Concerned About Leadership Crisis At Canterbury DHB

Thursday, 20 August 2020, 11:01 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) expresses extreme concern and alarm following the resignations of executive staff at Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), most recently Mary Gordon, the Executive Director of Nursing, and Dr Sue Nightingale, ... More >>

NZNO To Issue Strike Notice But Says Action Easily Avoidable

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 1:14 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

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

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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