NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – December 2022

So this is Christmas, and what have we done? What have we done? Let’s try to summarise it. 2022 has been an incredibly demanding year for Mental Health Nurses. Just last month, Newshub told us what we already knew – that despite the ever-increasing demand on services and a $1.9 billion funding injection in Budget 2019, thereContinue reading “NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – December 2022”

Academia, activism and nursing – the key drivers for Grant Brookes

BY CATE MACINTOSH*December 8, 2022 An unexpected period of living rough while on his OE, gave Grant Brookes a taste of “how the other half lives” and deepened his drive to advocate for human rights. As part of a series on the NZNO board directors, Brookes spoke to Kaitiaki about his story. Caring for his Scottish grandmotherContinue reading “Academia, activism and nursing – the key drivers for Grant Brookes”

The NZNO election result

Statement from NursesUnited Te Kāhui Tāwharau The results of the NZNO election have been released by the Returning Officer. Lizzy, Grant and Saju would like to thank everyone who participated. We have appreciated all the kōrero people have shared with us during the election campaign, which enabled us to gain greater insights into the issuesContinue reading “The NZNO election result”

Message to NZNO members from the Mental Health Nurses Section – Constitution Remit 2

Kia ora NZNO members The Mental Health Nurse Section Committee would like to draw your attention to Constitution Remit 2 and the potential implications for our section. The Remit Committee has provided more information for members to consider when voting on this remit. Our Section is particularly affected by the MoU signed between NZNO andContinue reading “Message to NZNO members from the Mental Health Nurses Section – Constitution Remit 2”

NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – June 2022

The best way to predict the future… Crystal balls are not part of the evidenced-based toolkit of a Mental Health Nurse. If they were, we might know for certain what the future holds for us in this time of system change. As things stand, however, past events are a fair predictor of what we can expect. Continue reading “NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – June 2022”