Combined Media Release from the metro Auckland region District Health Boards 17 January 2020Contingency plans are in place at metropolitan Auckland DHBs to minimise the impact of the three-month sonographers’ strike on our patients and ensure we continue to deliver the highest-possible standard of service.
Latest News 17 January 2020|Counties Manukau Health has full contingency plans in place for industrial action by Sonographers who are members of the APEX union. Sonographers will strike for 12 weeks from Saturday, 18 January, 2020. The majority of our health services will not be affected by strike action.
All DHB Media Release 29 October 2019 | DHBs ask Employment Relations Authority for Facilitation to help end MIT strikesDistrict Health Boards are asking the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) to help break the impasse in bargaining with APEX Medical Imaging Technologists (MITs) which has seen multiple strikes disrupting patient services.
Media release 24 October 2019 | Counties Manukau Health has full contingency plans in place for a series of industrial action by members of the APEX union. The majority of our health services will be unaffected by the strike action.
Media Statement | Counties Manukau Health has full contingency plans in place for a series of industrial action by members of the APEX union, the first of which starts today (Monday 30 September). The majority of our health services will be unaffected by the strike action.
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.