NZNO Constitutional Review – Speak up now for rules to empower union members

The revolt over broken promises to back-date Pay Equity for DHB nurses to 31 December 2019 is showing, once again, that union members are powerful when we organise and speak up.  For many DHB nurses, the broken back pay promises briefly brought back bad memories of 2018, when our MECA negotiators told us to acceptContinue reading “NZNO Constitutional Review – Speak up now for rules to empower union members”

NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – March 2022

Message from the MHNS Committee Two years of world-leading public health responses kept Aotearoa safe from the worst effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Now the Omicron wave is here. MHNS members are in our thoughts at this time, whether managing suspected or confirmed Covid cases among our tāngata whai ora or isolating at homeContinue reading “NZNO Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter – March 2022”

‘Safe staffing for all’ – Parliamentary submission on behalf of the DHB Sector Committee of the PSA

Kia ora, my name is Grant Brookes. I work as a Registered Nurse in a District Health Board. I am speaking to you in the Pae Ora Legislation Committee on behalf of the DHB Sector Committee of the PSA, about safe staffing and workplace health and safety. Our committee represents people who interact with patientsContinue reading “‘Safe staffing for all’ – Parliamentary submission on behalf of the DHB Sector Committee of the PSA”

Welcome to the re-launched Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter

There’s always a bit of excitement around Issue 1 of a new periodical – and so it is, for us.  Born of necessity after the demise of the Stop4th Nursing Information Provision Service (SNIPS), which provided our content up until July, the MHNS Newsletter will now showcase the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. Each issueContinue reading “Welcome to the re-launched Mental Health Nurses Section Newsletter”

Newtown Union Health Service – Chairperson’s report to the 2021 AGM

Newtown Union Health Service is a not-for-profit community service providing healthcare for community service card holders, low income earners, union members and their families. NUHS is community owned and has provided affordable, accessible, appropriate, quality, not-for-profit and community based primary health care in Wellington since May 1987. Established with the support of local trade unions,Continue reading “Newtown Union Health Service – Chairperson’s report to the 2021 AGM”