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Māori Nurses Are Tired Of Waiting For Equity

Friday, 26 February 2021, 11:37 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Māori nurses are tired of waiting for long-overdue action addressing the 25 percent pay gap between themselves and those working for district health boards. Kerri Nuku, Kaiwhakahaere of Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nurses Organisation, ... More >>

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Must Hear Nurses On Their Own Terms

Friday, 12 February 2021, 5:54 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is urging Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to invest time into hearing real stories from frontline MIQ nurses and other health workers. The Prime Minister has stated publicly that frontline MIQ workers are being ... More >>

Tai Tokerau Nurse Marie Noa Receives Prestigious Akenehi Hei Award

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 3:56 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Renowned Ngāti Hine rangatira and nurse Marie Noa has received the Te Rūnanga o Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) Akenehi Hei Award for her dedication to the health of whānau Māori in Te Tai Tokerau and around Aotearoa. The ceremony ... More >>

Auckland Understaffing Makes Nurses Fearful At Work

Tuesday, 22 December 2020, 2:46 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says unpreparedness for COVID-19 and a sustained lack of investment in the resources required for safe staffing have left nurses and health care workers at Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) feeling unsafe ... More >>

NZNO Chief Executive Memo Musa To Resign

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 10:47 am | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The Board of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) regrets to announce the resignation of NZNO Chief Executive Memo Musa. NZNO President Heather Symes said Mr Musa, who took up the Chief Executive role in May 2013, has provided much needed ... More >>

Quarantine Worker COVID Infection Evidence Of MIQ System Failures

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation says the fact that an Auckland MIQ worker has contracted COVID-19, as announced yesterday, is both disappointing and troubling, but not at all surprising. NZNO Associate Professional Services Manager Kate Weston ... More >>

Unsafe MIQ Staffing And Conditions Putting Us All At Risk

Wednesday, 4 November 2020, 6:07 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says two health workers infected with COVID-19 in Christchurch are a symptom of systemic, structural problems with the way managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ) facilities are being managed in New Zealand ... More >>

Nurses And Health Workers Agree To Keep Moving

Monday, 19 October 2020, 4:33 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) congratulates the Labour Party on its historic election win and promises to work with the new Government so that progress in health can "keep moving" in Aotearoa New Zealand. NZNO President Heather ... More >>

Second Strike Ballot For Primary Health Care Workers

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 2:19 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

3200 Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses and staff members employed in more than 500 general practices and accident and medical centres will commence voting today on a second round of strike action. Two 24 hour strikes two weeks apart on Monday 9 ... More >>

Open Letter To PM Expresses Nurses’ Disappointment At Having To Consider Further Industrial Action

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 3:50 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has today sent an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asking why her Government has shown no urgency in helping find the money to provide pay parity for its Primary Health Care members who work ... More >>

Labour Policies Make Little Difference To Māori Health

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Despite stated commitments to equity and rangatiratanga, neither Labour’s health policy nor Māori Manifesto indicate any substantial, Tiriti-based change for Māori health. Māori nursing advocate and Kaiwhakahaere of Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki ... More >>

Primary Health Care Workers Ballot For Further Industrial Action If No Quick Resolution

Friday, 2 October 2020, 5:02 pm | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

More than 3400 primary health workers across more than 500 general practices and accident and medical centres have voted overwhelmingly for further industrial action if there is no resolution that addresses pay parity. The resolution adopted at the ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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