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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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100 days in many ways great for kiwi kids

  Media Release                                                          14 December 2017 100 days in many ways great for kiwi kids NZNO welcomes the government’s Families Package increases and also the Winter Energy Payment. Nurses have seen an increase in recent years in illness of...

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Back to the table for DHB MECA

Media Release                                      13 December 2017   Nurses vote no to DHB MECA offer NZNO members have rejected the proposed DHB MECA (multi-employer collective agreement) covering the November 2017 to July 2020 period. An overview of the offer as it was presented to...

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Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint

  Media release                                                                     23 November 2017     Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint NZNO president Grant Brookes, in support of the Sustainable Healthcare in Aotearoa NZ forum starting tomorrow, says that nurses...

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Parents bonding time extended

Media release                                                         7 November 2017   Two more months at home can help establish breast feeding NZNO welcomes the increase in paid parental leave and points out that breast feeding for the first six months of life, as recommended by the...

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NZNO welcome Minister for Women’s decision

Media Release                                                            1 November 2017   NZNO welcome Minister for Women’s decision NZNO applauds the first big move by Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter to stop the current Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill in its current...

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NZNO welcome new Health Minister

Media Release                             25 October 2017   NZNO ready to meet with new Health Minister   Acting chief executive Jane MacGeorge congratulates Dr David Clark on his appointment as Minister of Health and says he shows good understanding of social determinants of health...

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Nurses now hopeful of funding boost

Media Release 20 October 2017 - New Govt - two months to Christmas New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) acting Chief Executive Jane MacGeorge says nurses welcome the new government and are looking forward to a reversal of the 2017 ‘scrooge health budget’ and the $2B going back into health....

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Centenarian 'Aunty Vera' passes

Media Release 10 October 2017 - NZNO mourn their kuia Vera Morgan (MBE) Several representatives of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation were this morning at the tangi beginning at the Pipitea marae in Thorndon to welcome Vera Morgan back onto to the marae after her passing. Vera Morgan began...

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Young Nurse of the Year 2017

Media Release 20 September 2017, Embargo: 8pm - NZNO Young Nurse of the Year 2017 The 2017 Young Nurse of the Year was announced at last night’s NZNO Annual Conference dinner at Te Papa and went to Jess Tiplady, Nurse Practitioner from Auckland.  Jess Tiplady works at the Greenstone Family...

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Kerri Nuku NZNO Award of Honour

Media Release Wednesday, 20 September 2017     NZNO Award of Honour 2017   At last night’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner, the NZNO Award of Honour was presented. The award is granted biennially. The nomination for Kerri Nuku met the criteria for the award. Ms Nuku was...

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ED Target stats not a celebration

Media Release                                                                23 August 2017            Government ED Targets nothing to celebrate Yesterday, the NZNO College of Emergency Nurses NZ (CENNZ) were outraged to read the Minister of Health claiming the Emergency Department...

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More Primary Healthcare needed

Media Release                                                                                    22 August 2017   More primary healthcare needed NZNO welcomes proposed new initiatives from the current National-led Government to improve healthcare access to disadvantaged New Zealanders,...

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NO to proposed Buller IFHC

Media Release                                                                    10 August 2017   NO to proposed Buller Integrated Family Health Centre In support of the community opposition to the proposed Integrated Family Health Centre (IFHC), NZNO CE Memo Musa has written to the...

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Bill a hindrance to pay equity

Media Release                                                         8 August 2017   Bill a hindrance to pay equity and not in line with principles NZNO Industrial Services Manager Cee Payne says the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill is disheartening and a step backwards...

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Nurses come out in praise of Debbie Chin

Media Release                                                                    21 July 2017   Debbie Chin an excellent leader and manager  NZNO is alarmed to hear today of the resignation of Debbie Chin, Chief Executive of Capital and Coast DHB. Many members and staff are personally...

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NZNO member receives Union award

Media release                                                       14 July 2017 Dilani Perera – a workplace leader for Equal Pay At the Council of Trade Unions’ Women’s Conference tonight in Wellington, NZNO delegate Dilani Perera was honoured with a Leadership and Commitment on Equal Pay...

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Canterbury DHB $17 million short

Media Release                                                                7 July 2017   Canterbury DHB budget allocation short by over $17m this year The thorough CTU Health Budget analysis out this week shows the raw facts of health underfunding that leaves Canterbury short by at...

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Budget 2017 $2B short on health spend

    Media Release                                                                     25 May 2017   No relief for nurses or DHBs in Budget 2017 $2b more needed   Budget 2017 does not bring relief to pressured nurses. It fails to increase operational funding to a level that...

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Budget Day must show Government understand health needs

Media Release                                                                                 21 May 2017 Budget Day must show Government understand health needs The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for $2.3 billion to be put back into health funding at this year’s budget...

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Three NZ nurses for Florence Nightingale Medal

  Media Release                                             `                                 16 May 2017 Honouring three exceptional NZ Nurses NZNO is proud to congratulate its members, Mrs Gail Ann Corbett, Ms Guru Dev Kaur Singh and Ms Barbara Fay Turnbull on their Florence...

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AUT Aged Care Workforce Survey 2016

  Media release                                                                                17 May 2017   NZNO call for an update of Aged Care Standards   Two recent NZNO member surveys back up the AUT findings in their Aged Care Workforce Survey 2016 that time to care is being...

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12 May is Nurse's Day

           Media Release                                                   11 May 2017 Nurses Day 12 May – a voice to lead Celebrated on 12 May, the date of Florence Nightingale’s birth, International Nurses Day (IND) is a global event held each year in recognition of nurses’ invaluable...

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Midwives celebrate their day 5 May

Media release                                                       5 May 2017 Friday 5 May – Partnerships key to good midwifery service The standard of care that New Zealand midwives offer is world class and New Zealand midwives have plenty to celebrate on International Midwives’ Day. ...

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Kerri Nuku address UN Conference

    Media Release                                                                    28 April 2017 NZNO Kaiwhakahaere in New York calls for a Māori nursing workforce strategy In New York this morning NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku addressed the United Nations forum of the United...

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NZNO Regional Conventions underway

Media release                                                              1 April 2017 NZNO Southern Convention focus on tight DHB budgets causing stress all roundNZN O On Monday 3 April the first of the NZNO Regional Conventions is being held. With the effects of inadequate healthcare...

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New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign

  Media Release                                                24 March 2017 Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with the missing in action, life-size...

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NZNO supports Yeswecare

MEDIA RELEASE                                                     15 February 2017 Nurses support YesWeCare.nz campaign NZNO along with the Public Service Association (PSA) present today at the Public Services International conference in Auckland to support its global campaign: A better...

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Health Underfunding Hurts

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                10 February 2017   $1.8b of government health funding and health workforce vision missing The impact of inadequate health funding due to Government under spending is starting to cut, squeeze and burn, chief...

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Care of children comes first

  Media Release                                                                23 December 2016   Nurses say children’s needs must come first at Christmas and New Year The Christmas and New Year holidays are a time of excitement and summer fun for children but not when their...

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Graduates keen to get on with nursing

Media Release                                                      15 December 2016   Government leaves nursing graduates languishing again In response to the November figures of graduate nursing placements via the ACE scheme, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation once again calls for...

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A good day for Equal Pay

Media Release                                                                  24 November 2016 One small step for Caregivers, one giant step for womankind NZNO commends the New Zealand government for setting an international precedent by today agreeing a pathway for New Zealanders to...

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NZNO joins international union

Media release                                                               18 October 2016                  NZNO join global union movement   By joining Global Nurses United (GNU) NZNO is part of the growing international movement of nurses campaigning for healthcare and human...

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