Union action duplicitous
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.
DHBs challenge RDA claims; remain committed to good faith bargaining
Media release All District Health Boards, 16 January 2019 | Hospitals are coping well with the Resident Doctors’ Association 48-hour strike, which ends at 7am tomorrow, while District Health Boards remain open to negotiating a settlement, DHBs’ spokesman Dr Peter Bramley says.
DHBs dispute union's claims about bargaining
Media release District Health Boards. 11 January 2019 | District Health Boards strongly dispute the claims made by the Resident Doctors’ Association about bargaining discussions related to a collective agreement for Resident Medical Officers (often called junior doctors).
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.
DHBs strike contingency response going to plan
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.