School nurses trained for Measles programme
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.
Community Health Clinics to Miss Samoa NZ
Latest News 5 August 2019 | For 23-year-old Otara local Fonoifafo (Fono) McFarland-Seumanu, juggling multiple responsibilities is nothing new.
Former burns nurse reflects on more than 33 years on the job
Latest News 18 June 2019 | Techniques for nursing burns patients have changed dramatically in the years since Jan Steele first started working at Middlemore Hospital.
Nurses present tools of the trade
Latest News 17 May 2019 | The first time Sarah De-Viell ever attended a surgery as a nursing student she passed out and had to be carried out of the operating room.
DHBs welcome 'Yes' role
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.
Revised offer to NZNO
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.
Nurses' strike concludes
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.
Counties Manukau Health (as at 7pm)
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.
Counties Manukau Health Update (as at 2pm
Media relea se 12 July 2018
CMDHB contingency planning has seen occupancy levels reduced today at Middlemore Hospital and Kidz First.
Nurse strike will go ahead on Thursday 12 July
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.