News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

The Heart of Healthcare in Aotearoa

The conference is at the Duxton Hotel on Wakefield Street in Wellington.

From: Huia Welton
Sent: Tuesday, 16 September 2008 12:47 p.m.
To: Huia Welton
Subject: NZNO Biennial Conference

Media release below:

16 September 2008

NZ Nurses Organisation: The Heart of Healthcare in Aotearoa – Biennial Conference 2008
17th & 18th September

The NZNO (New Zealand Nurses Organisation) two-day biennial conference commences on Wednesday 17th September. Three hundred nurses, student nurses midwives, caregivers and other healthcare professionals have gathered from around the country from a membership base of more than 41,000.

The theme of the conference is ``NZNO – the Heart of Healthcare”. In every part of our nations healthcare NZNO members are present day in and day out delivering care and making a positive impact on New Zealanders health.

Geoff Annals NZNO Chief Executive said “With a general election looming, NZNO has already released its own health manifesto to inform both the public and politicians that nurses regard safe staffing initiatives and a cooperative industrial environment as vital ingredients to maintain and improve the health of the nation.”

A political panel discussion chaired by Richard Harman on day two of the conference will be one of the highlights. Taking part in the political panel are David Cunliffe (Labour), Tony Ryall (National), Jim Anderton (Progressives), Sue Kedgley (Greens), Barbara Stewart (NZ First), Judy Turner (United Future) and Tariana Turia (Maori Party).

“Members will be very interested to hear what steps and initiatives political parties are going to take in order to ensure the excellent provision of health services into the future” Annals said.


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Review: A Rose By Any Other Name Would Smell As Sweet

The Royal New Zealand Ballet has accepted the challenge of this heart-touching tragedy and largely succeeded. More>>

ALSO:

NZ's First Male IAAF Gold: Tom Walsh's Historic Shot Put Victory

Although feeling very sore but with a great feeling Tom Walsh took his place as number one on the victory dais to receive his much deserved gold medal. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Q&A: Hard To Find Books

"Unfortunately we are in crisis and this friendly dinosaur faces extinction… Our only hope is to try and raise funds to buy the building and restore it to its glory, either fully funded or with a viable deposit." More>>

Kid Lit: Lost Mansfield Story Discovered At Wellington Library

Previously undiscovered letters and a story written by a young Katherine Mansfield were recently unearthed in Wellington City Library’s archives by a local author researching a book about the famous writer. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION