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.
Media release 12 July 2018 | District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the country’s hospitals are going to plan for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 7:00 am this morning.
Media release 10 July 2018 | The National Bowel Screening Programme has today been launched for the first time in Counties Manukau, with more than 65,000 residents being invited to participate in the programme which will be rolled out over the next two years.
Media release | District Health Boards have given NZNO a revised offer for its members to consider over the coming week. The revised offer is being sent by NZNO to its nurses, midwives and healthcare assistant members with the Union’s recommendation to accept.
Media release 28 June 2018 | The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the country’s District Health Boards today agreed a revised offer that will be taken to NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants next week.
In a national first, Counties Manukau Health has created the role of community dermatology and infectious diseases nurse specialist. Kusum Narayan works in their own homes with adult patients experiencing complex recurrent skin conditions, to help prevent their readmission to hospital.
Media release 1 June 2018 | Counties Manukau Health is opening a newly renovated 30-bed ward at Middlemore Hospital in order to meet the increased demand associated with winter. Ward 21 on level 5 of the Galbraith building will open on July 9, 2018 as a General Medicine ward.