Media Releases

Entries for the 'Patient Safety' Category

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New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 14 January 2019 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the New Zealand Resident Doctors Association (NZRDA) in its industrial dispute with District Health Boards (DHBs) and warns that unsafe working conditions imposed on resident medical...

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1 August 2013: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is extremely disappointed and disturbed that Rymans is publically blaming nurses for failure of care in their Malvina Major facility in Wellington. NZNO industrial advisor for the aged care sector, David Wait says “All NZNO members wi...

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26 November 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says that extensive discussion between unions and Waikato DHB has failed to reassure nurses and allied health staff that their work is taken seriously by the DHB. The DHB is proposing to cut eight staff at a specialist rehabilitation car...

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22 November 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the 2011/12 Serious and Sentinel events report “Making our hospitals safer”. The report contains the serious adverse events that have happened in hospitals over the past year. This year’s report shows that the ...

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26 October 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is concerned that the Government is undertaking a sweeping review of the Act that regulates health professionals in New Zealand. The Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCAA) sets in place independent Councils for the sole purpo...

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Listening to nurses is one of the keys to preventing tragedies like those that occurred at North Shore Hospital in 2007, according to the Health and Disability Commissioner’s report released today. The New Zealand Nurses Organisation wholeheartedly supports the Commissioner’s view. “Nurses are freq...

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The second national report on serious and sentinel events is very sobering reading for nurses just as it is for the public. “This report pulls together and makes very visible the many tragic events that have happened to people in the care of nurses, doctors and other health professionals last year....

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is welcoming comments from Ministry of Health who have suggested Auckland City Hospital expand its adult health service by more than half over the next six years after long struggling with overcrowding. Chief Executive, Geoff Annals is “Pleased to hear tha...

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