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Pay Parity for Primary Health Care

Pay Parity for Primary Health

Primary Health Care MECA Bargaining 2012

PHC MECA updates:

PHC MECA Ratification Copy (PDF, 871KB)

Proposed collective agreement - 20 September 2012 (PDF, 114KB)

September 2012 (PDF, 107KB)

July 2012 (PDF, 111KB)

June 2012 (PDF, 71KB)

Primary Action Newsletter 

Primary Action is the new newsletter for NZNO members working in Primary Health Care. It aims to update you on the issues for NZNO members working in the primary health care sector in New Zealand.

Winter 2013

Spring 2012

Primary Action - Spring 2012 (PDF, 339KB)

In this issue:

  • A Proposed 2012 Primary Health Care MECA!
  • Delegate Education - PHC Palmerston North Pilot a Huge Sucess!
  • MediBank Health Solutions collective agreement ratified
  • PHC MECA Admin/Receptionists Recruitment Project
  • Pacific Health Pacific Trust and Tangata Atumoto Trust MECA
  • Wellington Union Health
  • Professional risk What is it? What does it mean?
  • Plunket negotiations update
  • Health & Safety Project Update
  • Evolving Primary Health Care Services Position Statement

Winter 2012

Primary Action - Winter 2012 (PDF, 2.35MB)

In this issue:

  • Bargaining updates
  • Community action escalates to support Newtown Union Health Service
  • Healthy workplaces
  • Celebrating International Nurses & Midwives Days
  • Te Rau Kokiri Project Update
  • The Crimes Amendment Act
  • Pilot for PHC delegate training
  • Primary Health Care Nurses Conference

Spring 2011

Primary Action - Spring 2011 (PDF, 872KB)

In this issue:

  • Why Vote Well matters
  • NZ Blood Service Negotiations
  • Position Statement: Healthcare Assistants in General Practice and Accident and Medical Settings
  • Message from Chair of NZ College of Primary Health Care, Rosemary Minto
  • PHC PDRP Transferability
  • Prison Nurses Bargaining Update
  • Healthy Workplaces
  • PHC MECA: Medical Receptionists & Administration Recruitment

Primary Health Care MECA 2010 - 2012

June 2011

The PHC MECA has been formally signed off and a scanned copy is available for download below.

All terms and conditions in the MECA are backdated to 01 September 2010.

Primary Health Care MECA 2010 - 2012 (PDF, 44 pages, 3.1MB)

Each clause has been bookmarked to allow you to jump to the one that interests you.

Please note it is a large file (>3MB). If you have difficulties opening or viewing it please approach your employer for a copy. Copies are also available on request from your local NZNO Office.

Primary Health MECA

Overwhelming support for Primary Health Care MECA!

22 December 2010

The Primary Health Care MECA 2010 - 2012 has been ratified with a massive 99% of votes in favour!

  • The MECA will be formally signed off as soon as possible in the New Year.
    There are a number of signatories so it will take some time.

  • All terms and conditions in the MECA are backdated to 01 September 2010.

  • Once signed, copies of the MECA should be supplied by your Employer.
    They will also be available on request from your local NZNO Office and be posted here on the NZNO Website.

Primary Health Care MECA Update, 22 December 2010 (PDF, 255KB, 1 pages)

2008-2010 PHC MECA

The Primary Health Care MECA (Multi Employer Collective Agreement), 2008 - 2010 has been ratified.

PHC MECA 2008-2010 (pdf, 50 pages, 639KB)

Primary Action Newsletter

Primary Action is the new newsletter for NZNO members working in Primary Health Care. It aims to update you on the issues for NZNO members working in the primary health care sector in New Zealand.

Primary Action, Spring 2011 (PDF, 872KB)

Primary Action, Winter 2011 (PDF)

Primary Action, July 2009 (PDF)

Prison Services Nurses Collective Agreement 2010-2011

In August 2010 New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) members very clearly ratified the first ever NZNO Prison Nurses Collective Agreement by a majority vote of 85%.

Prison Services Nurses Collective Agreement 2010-2011 (members only link - log on required) 

Te Rau Kōkiri MECA

Te Rau Kōkiri MECA now has its own page. This MECA covers NZNO members employed by Māori and Iwi providers in the primary health sector.

Go to the Te Rau Kōkiri MECA campaign page (link)