Union demands action after nurses hijacked, robbed in KZN

2016-08-12 18:01

Denosa in KwaZulu-Natal says it will withdraw all its members in unsafe areas following the hijacking, robbery and abandoning of three nurses in the bush while on their way to an outreach programme.

Gumbi hoisted nursing flag - Denosa

2015-12-30 14:15

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has paid tribute to Professor Rachel Vuyiswa Gumbi, who died on Christmas Day.

WATCH: How ‘workers will liberate themselves’

This week, a high court ruling dismissed an urgent application by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa to be allowed at the Cosatu special national congress next month to argue against its expulsion. Numsa’s leaders will now only be able to state their case at Cosatu’s second conference in November, a year after the union was expelled. Numsa held a joint press conference with eight other allied unions on Wednesday (June 10 2015).

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Unions support Numsa, but won't follow blindly

2014-11-10 14:05

The seven unions supporting Numsa after its expulsion from Cosatu have vowed to fight for its ousting to be reversed.

Cops fire at protesting students - Denosa

2014-07-03 05:00

North West police have fired rubber bullets and live ammunition on protesting students in Mmabatho, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has claimed.

Denosa joins call for improved services

2013-09-12 22:15

Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA is set to join a march by the Eastern Cape Health Crisis Action Coalition to the health MEC's office in Bisho, demanding improved services.

Choirs perform at Mandela hospital

2013-07-12 14:20

School choirs have performed outside the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria, where former president Nelson Mandela was spending his 35th day in a critical condition.

Hani lived and died for his principles - DA

2013-04-10 16:04

Former SACP leader, Chris Hani, lived and died for his principles, the Democratic Alliance says.

Health workers vulnerable - Denosa

2012-11-20 15:26

A doctor held hostage by two inmates at a Mangaung prison highlights how vulnerable health workers are, Denosa says.

Shock at nurse's killing

2012-02-21 13:16

The Gauteng health department and the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA have expressed shock at the murder of a nurse at Sterkfontein Hospital.


Denosa outraged by handling of whistleblowers

2016-05-27 09:20

Nurses union Denosa has criticised the North West health department for disclosing the name of a whistleblower, even though the department says the nurse gave permission for her name to be revealed.

Denosa Gauteng chair suspended

2015-11-26 17:41

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA's Gauteng chairperson Simphiwe Gada has been suspended following alleged negative comments about the Cosatu congress.

Public sector strike threat looms

2015-03-29 07:56

Talks are continuing between the government and public sector unions as their existing agreement expires on Tuesday.

Cosatu to lobby WMA to expel Israel

2014-10-09 22:02

Protests demanding the expulsion of Israel from the World Medical Association will be staged by Cosatu and its affiliates Nehawu and Denosa, the trade union federation says.

Student doctors to return to Midrand

2013-10-14 18:49

Nine student doctors from Tembisa Hospital will temporarily return to Midrand to allow contractors to complete renovations at the hospital's residence, the Gauteng department of health says.

Public must contribute to safety - MEC

2013-08-21 20:14

The public has a role to play in ensuring public healthcare facilities are safe, Western Cape Health MEC Theuns Botha says.

Union decries patient's death at clinic

2013-05-03 20:56

A lack of doctors has caused the death of a patient at the Johan Heyns community health centre (CHC) in Vanderbijlpark, nursing union Denosa says.

ConCourt rulings sets 'positive precedent'

2012-12-12 18:53

A Constitutional Court judgment on the management of tuberculosis in prisons could set a positive precedent, nursing union Denosa says.

Union challenges health dept on claims

2012-11-13 21:10

Nursing union Denosa has queried claims by Gauteng health authorities that more doctors and nurses were being recruited in the province.

Eastern Cape health denies boss quit

2012-02-17 17:15

Eastern Cape health superintendent general Siva Pillay has not resigned, his department says.

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