Media Releases

Entries for the 'Health Funding' Category

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New Zealand Nurses Organisation media release, 3 December 2018 The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) says Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) needs to get serious about enforcing a zero-tolerance approach to violence in the workplace if the now regular assaults against nurses are to stop...

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8 March 2013: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining the residents of Blenheim as they fight for health services to remain in the area. The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board review of services at Wairau Hospital could result in only elective (planned) surgery being performed in...

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15 October 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is dismayed to learn of the closure of an important youth health Service. WAVES is a one stop youth health service that provides a range of health and social services to more than 3000 young people in New Plymouth. NZNO associate professio...

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23 August 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation congratulates Health Ministers Tony Ryall and Tariana Turia on their firm stand on tobacco control in the face of British American Tobacco's (BAT) campaign to advertise and lobby against plain packaging of cigarettes which it claims is "a...

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7 June 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is pleased that the Health Research Council (HRC) is funding an important research project, “Māori nurses and smoking – exploring the context and opportunity for change”. The project is a joint venture between Te Runanga o Ao...

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4 April 2012: The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the announcement today that the Government is increasing investment in school-based health services by $10 million over four years. Decile three secondary schools will now have a nurse in every school. Currently, only decile ...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling on the government to explain how the cuts to nursing at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOP DHB) will result in ‘better sooner, more convenient health care’ as the government has promised? BOPDHB has today signalled it has a ...

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There is a real threat to patient and staff safety at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board, in light of proposed job cuts announced yesterday (February 17), according to NZNO organiser for the DHB Stephanie Thomas. In a memo to leaders in the DHB’s older persons, mental health and allied ...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) urges Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) not to review the research and decline the option offered by Minister of Health Tony Ryall to rebuild Christchurch and Burwood hospitals using public-private partnerships (PPPs). NZNO CEO Geoff Annals says, ...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) congratulates the Government for making the tough call to cancel tax cuts planned for next year and 2011. This will not be a popular decision but it is the right call. NZNO welcomes the protected increases in Health. Strong health services will come under ...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the announcement by the Minister of Health for funding to support new mothers and the acknowledgement of the need for funding in response to the increase in the NZ birth rate. “Current facilities and care models are geared toward shorter stays. Ca...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling on the government to address the serious inequity of public funding in primary health. Māori and Iwi providers of primary health care are funded at significantly lower rates than their mainstream counterparts. “The impact of this funding has rea...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is supporting the findings of Wellington Coroner Garry Evans who has recommended an urgent review of the funding for rest homes and age-care hospitals. “The government’s response to the Coroner’s findings is extremely disappointing. This is not the fundin...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is delighted that the government has announced that it will fully fund Plunketline, a service provided as part of the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society. Plunketline will now be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to provide advice and information for pa...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is confident that the Ministerial Group, announced today to review expenditure in Vote Health, will find that those working in health deliver outstandingly high value care. “Those working in the frontline of our country’s health system provide excellent ca...

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