Media Release All DHB 2 May 2019 | As the five-day strike by Resident Medical Officers draws to an end, DHBs say facilitation by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) is the best chance for settling the dispute.
Media Release 26 April 2019 | Counties Manukau Health is re-sending appointment letters to East Auckland, Papatoetoe and Otara patients affected by the junior doctors strike next week, following the theft of a large amount of mail from a mail distribution centre in East Tamaki.
Media Release 23 April 2019 | Counties Manukau District Health Board has full contingency plans in place ahead of planned industrial action by some junior doctors from 8am Monday, 29 April to 8am Saturday, 4 May.
What is the main sticking point in the negotiations?Progress has been made over the last few months and DHBs have removed or amended many oftheir claims – the NZRDA has also moved on some of its positions. This dispute is now about controlof the work environment.
Media Release All DHBs 15 April 2019 | DHBs welcome the Employment Relations Authority's decision to grant facilitation. DHBs Spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says DHBs are available to meet as soon as possible.
Media Release All DHB 12 April 2019 | District Health Boards say the planned five-day strike by some Resident Medical Officers is not necessary, uncalled for and disproportionate when there’s a process underway to find a settlement.
Media Release All DHB 29 March 2019 | District Health Board’s say the four-day strike threatened by the Resident Doctors’ Association is a cynical ploy by a union trying to cause maximum disruption to services to distract from the key issue at the heart of this dispute.