Media Release 30 August 2019 | School nurses are being trained to roll out a vaccination programme in schools as part of an opportunistic vaccinations programme in an effort to stem the number of measles cases in the Counties Manukau Health district.
Media release 7 August 2018 | District Health Boards are promising to work with the New Zealand Nurses Organisation on the issues raised by nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants during contract negotiations.
Media release 24 July 2018 | District Health Boards have made a revised offer to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. DHB spokesperson Jim Green says he’s pleased negotiations have produced an offer that the NZNO will take to its members with a recommendation to accept.
Media release 13 June 2018 | District Health Boards say they are returning to normal services following the 24-hour strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that ended at 7:00 this morning.
Occupancy levels at Middlemore Hospital and Kidz First have remained busy but manageable throughout the day, despite the hospital continuing to provide essential and life preserving services. The number of people attending our Emergency Department has been steady.
Media release 12 July 2018 | District Health Boards are disappointed nurses have rejected the revised offer recommended by their union after facilitation. DHB spokesperson Helen Mason, says DHBs’ primary concern at this point is ensuring the safety of patients and staff.