December 8, 2022
At the heart of Maranga Mai! – NZNO’s campaign to fix the nursing crisis – are individual members who are empowered to act collectively for change. The goal is “building member power” by growing the membership, and increasing member support for each other, to gain permanent solutions to the health care crisis.
Read more... Maranga Mai! Rowing towards change on the same waka
November 17, 2022
Maranga Mai! — NZNO’s campaign to fix the nursing crisis –calls for immigration rules that will increase the recruitment and retention of migrant nurses. But after being left off the fast-track to residency here amid a global nursing shortage, migrant nurses are eyeing other countries with fewer barriers. What needs to change?
Read more... Maranga Mai! Immigration — what needs to change?
November 7, 2022
You may have noticed I’ve been talking a lot lately about the power of the collective and NZNO members — whether nurses, kaiāwhina or health-care assistants — turning up for each other, no matter where or what part of the health sector you work in.
Read more... ‘We have given until we’ve bled’ — the importance of a shared struggle
October 27, 2022
Maranga Mai! – NZNO’s campaign to fix the nursing crisis – calls for a renewed commitment to equity and tino rangatiratanga for Māori nurses and patients, amidst reports of “endemic racism within the profession”.
Read more... Maranga Mai! Tino rangatiratanga – what needs to change?
August 24, 2022
About a third of Aotearoa’s nursing workforce is comprised of overseas-trained nurses, nurse vacancies are into the thousands and an estimated one in three nursing students are dropping out — with even higher rates for Māori and Pacific1. In the first of a series exploring Maranga Mai!, NZNO’s campaign to fix the nursing crisis, Kaitiaki looks at what needs to change in nursing education.
Read more... Maranga Mai! Education — what needs to change?