Media Releases

Entries for the 'Nursing Shortages' Category

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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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3 June 2012: A New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) survey of members working at Auckland DHB has shown shortages of over 120 registered nurse positions, 48 alone at Starship Children’s Hospital. NZNO organiser Craig Muir says, “These shortages are shocking. NZNO members have been te...

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The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is mystified by John Keys statement during TVNZ leader’s debate, that there are 1,500 new nurses in the health system. “There is no evidence that there has been an increase in nurses in public hospitals at all. We have seen no meaningful dat...

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While “horror stories” of inadequate care and neglect of elderly residents in rest-homes come under the media spotlight from time to time, the sad reality is that such cases are not rare, according to aged care industrial adviser with the New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation (NZNO), Rob Haultain. Two j...

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New Regulations Risk Increasing Nurse Shortages - released 5 January 2009, amended 9 January 2009 for clarification New regulations which extend the requirement for overseas trained nurses to sit language examinations for registration in New Zealand to include those from English speaking countries ...

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