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NZNO calls for unity and respect

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku is calling for an end to personal attacks and for unity after a petition was launched today asking for the NZNO Board to stand down and for a new Board to be re-elected.

Strong uptake of testing by Marist College community - ARPHS

Testing of the wider Marist College community is paying off with one positive test reported today out of the more than 250 people who have been tested so far.

Three former NZNO presidents call for fresh board elections

Three former Presidents of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation have united in a call for fresh elections for the full NZNO Board. The call is the subject of a petition launched today for a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the organisation.

Kiwis part of research on mood disorders and the impacts of Covid-19

University of Otago, Christchurch researchers are part of an urgent international effort to understand how isolation and disruption of routines associated with COVID-19 are affecting people with mood disorders.

Water health warnings lifted, COVID-19 restrictions still apply - CDHB

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit has lifted its algal bloom health warnings for the Rakahuri/Ashley River, Temuka River at Manse Bridge, Te Ana a Wai/Te Nga Wai at Te Nga Wai Road and the Opihi River at Waipopo Huts.

New UC study finds heavy cannabis use affects human genome

Heavy cannabis use has an impact on human DNA but the effect is stronger in people who smoke tobacco as well, according to new University of Canterbury (UC) research.

CCS Disability Action and BarrierFree join forces

CCS Disability Action and BarrierFree are joining forces to ensure a more accessible Aotearoa for disabled people. We sincerely believe that through this partnership, we can better serve the disability community.

Changes keep GP patients safe

General practice care better than ever.

General practice teams have had to make some huge changes over the past six weeks and they have more than risen to the challenge.

NZNO celebrates International Day of the Midwife

While NZNO is known mainly for representing nurses, many of its members are also midwives and whakawhānau. We at the union and professional organisation want to acknowledge and celebrate their incredible mahi today, the International Day of the Midwife.

Tauranga's Baypark COVID-19 assessment centre closed this Sunday

Tauranga’s COVID-19 assessment centre will not be open this coming Sunday 10 May.