The midwife left Waikato DHB
and continued her private midwifery caseload.
While affected staff and the union (the Public Service Association) were invited to make submissions on the proposal, no clarification was initially provided by the DHB
as to the amount of travel that might be involved in the new role.
ALI these concerns were put to the DHB
team last month, Harry said.
I understood because of all the DHB
nurses, midwives and health care assistants who have taken the time to tell me their stories.
McKenna said the CCDM methodology was "very strong" and she liked the collaboration between the DHB
, NZNO and the Safe Staffing Healthy Workplaces (SSHW) Unit inherent in the programme.
Murray had contributed to the culture of bullying and staff distrust at Waikato DHB
, Harry said.
Long-serving delegate at Nelson Marlborough DHB
Sue Holmes received a service to NZNO award.
Board members, at their June meeting, also expressed concern about the proposed reduction of senior nurse leaders at the Southern DHB
. There had been around 240 submissions on the proposed restructure, which suggested seven out of 12 full-time equivalent positions would be lost.
negotiating team is led by DHB
Shared Services (DHBSS) employment relations (ER) specialist Kevin McFadgen, who has led the DHB
team in several MECA negotiations.
NZNO organiser Celeste Crawford said the DHB
leaders, including director of nursing Leanne Samuel and mental health director of nursing Heather Casey acknowledged the increase in reported incidents, including reports of assaults on staff.