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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 >>

Middlemore so understaffed it may need to call on army

Friday, 26 July 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says an emerging crisis at Middlemore Hospital demonstrates the serious problems district health boards (DHBs) are facing in recruiting and retaining nurses. More >>

NZNO demands DHB response on systemic weaknesses

Friday, 7 June 2019, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has written an urgent letter to the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) saying difficult working conditions faced by nurses are seriously compromising both staff and patient safety. More >>

Wellbeing Budget initiatives will require nurses

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:27 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) commends the Government for a good start towards a Wellbeing Budget for people living in New Zealand. In particular it commends the significant increase in Vote Health, and meaningful allocations in key areas ... More >>

NZNO says nursing must be central to Gov plans

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO says nursing and kaupapa Māori must be central to Government’s mental health and addiction response More >>

Budget a chance to address ethnic pay inequities

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

There has been much debate and positive anticipation among nurses about the potential of the new Wellbeing Budget and a possible resolution of longstanding ethnic pay inequities. More >>

Nurses to network in Northland

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Te Tai Tokerau nurses will convene in Whangārei tomorrow for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Te Tai Tokerau Regional Convention. The theme for the day-long event will be "Nurses a Voice to Lead - Health for All" which ... More >>

Nurses to network in Auckland

Monday, 6 May 2019, 3:05 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses from the wider region will convene in Auckland tomorrow for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Greater Auckland Regional Convention. The theme for the day-long event will be "Nurses a Voice to Lead - Health for All" ... More >>

Nurses to gather in Palmerston North

Monday, 8 April 2019, 4:30 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Central Region nurses will convene in Palmerston North tomorrow for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Central Regional Convention. The theme for the day-long event will be "Nurses a Voice to Lead - Health for All" which ... More >>

NZNO strongly supports gun law change

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 3:39 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) strongly supports the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill introduced to Parliament on 2 April. The professional association and union has made its views known in writing to the ... More >>

Nurses to gather in Dunedin

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses from around the Southern Region will convene in Dunedin tomorrow for the annual New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Southern Regional Convention. The theme for the day-long event will be "Nurses a Voice to Lead - Health for All" which ... More >>

Rally for staff safety at Middlemore Hospital

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants (and their supporters) will rally in protest at the lack of care Manukau Counties District Health Board has shown for their personal safety. More >>

 

 

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