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Akenehi Hei Award 2018

  Media Release                                                                   13 August 2018   NZNO Te Rūnanga Akenehi Hei Award 2018   At the awards dinner for the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2018, NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku was delighted to present the...

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DHB MECA ratified by members

Media release                                                       7 August 2018      Majority vote to ratify DHB MECA offer The DHB NZNO Multi-Employer Collective Agreement for Nurses, Midwives and healthcare assistants is settled, bringing to an end nearly a year of negotiations....

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NZNO welcomes Safe Staffing Accord

    Media Release                                                      27 July 2018     Safe Staffing Accord – to give top-level assurance   Welcoming the ‘Safe Staffing and Care Capacity Demand Management: Effective Implementation Accord’ Chief Executive Memo Musa says...

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DHB MECA update

    Media Statement                                        18 July 2018                                            NZNO and DHB MECA negotiations update   The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and District Health Boards met in Wellington yesterday to explore options to...

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Members vote online and reject DHB offer

    Media Release                                                                        10 July 2018                                                                                                                                                     Nursing and Midwifery DHB...

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HSQC Survey of mental health staff

    Media release                                                                    5 July 2018     NZNO welcomes Ngā Poutama Oranga Hinengaro     NZNO is encouraging its members to participate in the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s mental health workforce...

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Revised offer to members for online vote

Media Release                                  2 July 2018 NZNO recommends and releases DHB MECA offer Releasing the revised DHB Multi Employer Collective Agreement for Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Assistants, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne said today that the offer achieves...

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Revised offer to members on Monday 2 July

  Media Release                                                                29 June 2018   NZNO announces outcome of Facilitation   Following yesterday and today’s Facilitation as per the Employment Relations Act, the NZNO Negotiation Team has achieved a revised DHB MECA...

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Pharmac sponsor NZNO Māori Nursing Award

    Media release                                                       28 June 2018   Tapuhi Kaitiaki Awards for Māori Nurses launched PHARMAC and Te Pōari o Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa/ Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa/New Zealand Nursing Organisation (NZNO) are pleased to...

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Life preserving Services for 5 July

District Health Boards                                                 NZNO   Joint statement Wednesday 27 June 2018 Life Preserving Services The DHBs and NZNO have been working collaboratively to mitigate risk to patients and staff during industrial action by ensuring staff with...

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NZNO seeking urgent mediation

Media Release           STRICT EMBARGO 1.05pm                                     18 June 2018   NZNO seeking urgent mediation   The latest revised DHB MECA offer has been strongly rejected by NZNO members.  However, Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says that as nursing and...

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NZNO condemns violence on first responders

                                                                                      Media Statement                                         8 June 2018   NZNO condemns violence on first responders The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) supports the stand taken by...

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NZNO takes DHB offer to Members

  Media release                                                            31 May 2018 NZNO takes the revised DHB offer to its members NZNO’s DHB MECA negotiating team is today providing its assessment of the revised district health board multi-employer collective agreement (DHB...

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DHB offer release unhelpful

  Media Release                                                  29 May 2018 DHB offer release unhelpful A large number of NZNO District Health Board (DHB) members are distressed and disappointed that the DHB revised multi-employer collective agreement offer was released to the...

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NZNO DHB MECA team has DHB offer

Media Release                                     28 May 2018 NZNO team reviewing DHB offer now Industrial Services Manage Cee Payne has today announced that the NZNO DHB MECA negotiating team received a revised offer from district health boards (DHBs) this afternoon. “The DHBs...

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Nurses vote to strike

Media release 27 May 2018Strict Embargo: 0715hrs MONDAY 28 MayMembers vote to strike but hope for improved DHB OfferNZNO nurses, midwives and health care assistants employed by district health boards (DHBs) have voted in favour of a total withdrawal of labour starting at 0700 hours on...

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Health funding getting back on track

      Media Release                                                                 17 May 2018     No windfall but boost and direction welcome   Chief Executive Memo Musa says today’s government Budget shows commitment to a decent increase in health spending for the...

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Nurses Worldwide Celebrate 12 May

    Media Release                                                            12 May 2018   Health is a New Zealander’s human right   Tomorrow, 12 May, is International Nurses Day. Over 19 million nurses worldwide are using their voice today to call for universal healthcare...

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Blog from Midwife Sarah Gilberston

Today is International Day of the Midwife On Thursday 3rd May midwives from Aotearoa took to the streets in a National Day of Action. Why? Like nurses, midwives are fed up with the chronic underfunding of the maternity system. Despite having launched a Pay Equity claim with the high court in...

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Kaiwhakahaere address UN Forum

  Media release                                                                    1 May 2018   NZNO kaiwhakahaere addressed UN Forum on Indigenous Rights about Māori health workforce issues Back from the mid-April United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Rights, NZNO...

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Members to get ballot for industrial action

  Media Release EMBARGO 9.30am                                                                            20 April 2018 Members now vote whether or not to strike NZNO DHB members, who are party to the DHB Nurses and Midwifery MECA, receive their strike ballot paper by post and email...

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MECA Panel members confirmed

All District Health Boards           Media Release                                                         13 April 2018     Announcement of independent DHB MECA panel members Following yesterday’s announcement that an independent panel is...

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Panel agreed to by NZNO

Media release                                                12 April 2018   NZNO will proceed with panel to settle the DHB MECA NZNO has decided to proceed with DHB MECA engagement via the Independent Panel process as proposed by Prime Minister. Once the panel has been confirmed and...

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First rally Tuesday 10 April

    Media Release                                                                   9 April 2018   Large turnout expected for Middlemore rally The first NZNO Rally for Health is at Middlemore Hospital tomorrow morning at 6.30am. Nurses are reporting that NZNO members from each...

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#HealthNeedsNursing

                                                                             Media Release                                                                              29 March 2018     New campaign gears up fast to mobilise support   After the rejection of the latest DHB...

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Infrastructure funding lacking

Media Release                                                                              29 March 2018     Middlemore underfunded for infrastructure costs NZNO remains concerned about the air quality at the mouldy buildings in Counties Manukau DHB (CMDHB) and has requested all data...

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NZNO voice is No

    Media Release                                                                    26 March 2018     Collective voice of nurses loud and clear   Following several weeks of ratification meetings nationwide DHB nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants, who are party to the...

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NZNO Nursing Strategy 2018-2023

Media Release                                                                   22 March 2018   Nurses advancing the health of the nation Me haeretahi tātou mō te hauora me te orange o ngā iwi katoa o Aotearoa: Let us journey together for the health and well-being of the people of...

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NZNO MECA meetings coming to a close

  Media Release                                                                   22 March 2018   NZNO MECA meetings coming to a close   NZNO Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne explains that voting on the proposed mediated offer on the DHB Multi-Employer Collective Agreement...

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Transpacific agreement not right

    Media Release                                                                   7 March 2018 President to speak at Wellington TPPA Rally The New Zealand Nurses Organisation objects to the New Zealand government’s intention to sign the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific...

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Pay Equity recommendations to cabinet

  Media Release                                                          5 March 2018   Cabinet to get working group pay equity recommendations NZNO commends the government on following through on their election promise to relook at the principles for pay equity claims.   Cee...

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NURSING NOW GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

  Media Release Strict Embargo   midnight                                   27 February 2018                       NZNO joins world Nursing Now! campaign NZNO is embellishing its national ‘Visibility of Nursing’ campaign by joining the global movement Nursing Now. It seeks to...

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Nursing Now launches

          Media Release                                                    27 February 2018                       NZNO joins world Nursing Now! campaign NZNO is embellishing its national ‘Visibility of Nursing’ campaign by joining the global movement Nursing Now. It...

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15000 signatures to DHB letter

    Media Release                                               21 February 2018   15,000 signatures supporting a better deal for nurses NZNO delegates today handed over to district health board multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) lead advocate, Kevin McFadgen 15000...

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ADHB Women's Health under pressure

Media Release                                                                   20 February 2018 Women’s healthcare at Auckland DHB far from ‘excellent’   In the face of staffing shortages and a poor culture in Women’s Health at ADHB, NZNO shares the concerns expressed by the College of...

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Next round of negotiations begin

DHB MECA negotiations commence Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants have received significant public support prior to attending mediation with employers tomorrow in the unresolved negotiations for their DHB MECA (multi-employer collective agreement). Negotiations have been ongoing...

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New laws into force today

Media Release                                                                                                   30 January 2018 Nurses empowered to utilise full scope of skill   NZNO welcomes tomorrow’s enactment of the Health Practitioners (Statutory References to medical Practitioners)...

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Mental Health Inquiry to start

Media release                                                                     23 January 2018        Nurses welcome moves to close the gaps in mental health care   NZNO welcome the terms of reference of the Inquiry into Mental Health and the opportunity to bring the voice of...

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Better access to medicinal cannabis welcomed

   Media Release                                                                   20 December 2017     Better access to medicinal cannabis welcomed     The government Bill introduced today to enable production of medicinal cannabis and establishing a body to set standards is to be...

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NZNO congratulates Chief Nursing Officer 

Media Release                                                          19 December 2017 NZNO congratulates Chief Nursing Officer Chief Executive Memo Musa acknowledges the hard work Chief Nursing Officer Jane O’Malley has done to increase nursing input into Ministry of Health policy and...

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