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.

Health plans get thumbs up

2012-02-10 20:00

Government plans to refurbish hospitals and nurses' homes have been welcomed by nursing union Denosa.

Nurses must be held liable - Denosa

2011-08-10 17:59

Nurses should be held accountable for the ill-treatment and abuse of pregnant patients, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa says.

Nurses being exposed to TB, body claims

2011-07-25 20:00

Many nurses are contracting TB in the line of duty due to a shortage of protective clothing, a nursing organisation says.

Midwife reports to be probed

2011-06-21 14:06

Nurses' union Denosa has undertaken to investigate reports that nurse managers placed "trouble-makers" in labour wards to punish them.

Nurses in strike threat

2011-04-15 15:33

Nurses at Netcare, South Africa's largest private hospital group, may go on strike after they rejected a 7.5% wage increase.

Deadlock as Netcare nurses demand 13%

2011-02-22 06:23

Wage negotiations between a nursing union and Netcare have deadlocked.

Nurse union disturbed by bloodied beds

2011-01-10 12:51

Nurses' union Denosa is "disturbed" by a media report claiming that patients and newborn babies at two Eastern Cape hospitals slept on bloodied beds during the festive season.

Doctor's rape indicates 'moral decay'

2010-11-02 15:45

The rape of a doctor at Pelonomi Hospital demonstrates the fast pace at which South Africa's moral fibre is decaying, says nurses' union Denosa.

Psychiatric hospital needs staff

2010-10-08 20:29

Government should intervene in Fort Beaufort's Tower psychiatric hospital as it needs more nurses and doctors, Denosa says.

Nurse shot over patient's death dies

2010-09-15 12:42

A Mpumalanga nurse who was shot and wounded over the weekend, allegedly by relatives of a patient she cared for, has died, says the provincial health department.

Strikes: unions slam court action

2010-08-22 22:45

Unions say the solution to the ongoing strike by public servants is entirely in government's hands and is not an issue for courts.

Baby deaths not nurses' fault

2010-07-28 18:17

Nurses at the Kimberley Hospital Complex have cared beyond their duty for the babies among whom 22 died under their watch, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa has said.

Nurses defended after 17 babies die

2010-05-22 08:10

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has defended its nurses working at hospitals where 17 infant deaths have been recorded in a week.

KZN hospital admits negligence

2010-03-09 16:07

The KwaZulu-Natal health department has admitted there had been negligence when a baby's body went missing from Prince Mshiyeni hospital's mortuary.

Unions speak out on Semenya

2009-09-14 16:06

Two doctors' and nurses' unions have spoken out against the leaking of private medical information relating to athlete Caster Semenya.

Nurses slam baby formula theft

2009-08-05 18:04

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has expressed dismay at the theft of baby milk formula meant for malnourished children.


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.

Killing of Pretoria doctor bemoaned

2012-01-30 19:20

The killing of a Pretoria-based dermatologist at the weekend has been widely bemoaned with the SA Medical Association saying that the country was in desperate need of specialist doctors.

Freedom reality for only a few women: DA

2011-08-09 12:03

Freedom from oppression is only a reality for the fortunate few women in South Africa, says the Democratic Alliance.

Workers march to Bara hospital

2011-07-08 18:48

About 600 Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital workers have marched to the health facility and handed over a list of grievances to the head of department.

Shock, anger at doctor's killing

2011-06-08 10:48

Unions have condemned the murder of a doctor by a patient in Mpumalanga, while the provincial government says those entering state institutions must be searched.

Warning against bogus nurse colleges

2011-04-06 15:23

Illegal nursing colleges have brought the profession into disrepute and hopeful students have been cautioned about them, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has said.

Medics welcome Zuma's speech

2011-02-11 16:01

The medical community has welcomed most aspects of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address to Parliament.

Denosa condemns medicine theft

2010-11-12 12:30

The alleged theft of medicine by 12 nurses in the Eastern Cape is gravely concerning, says the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa.

Motsoaledi: SA health care destructive

2010-10-23 22:29

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Saturday said the country's heathcare services were "destructive, unsustainable and expensive", the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA (Denosa) said.

Denosa condemns nurse shooting

2010-09-15 23:11

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has condemned the shooting of an Mpumalanga nurse and her mother.

Govt attempts to blunt strike's effect

2010-08-23 22:51

National and provincial governments across the country have worked to blunt the effect of a public workers strike in the health and education sectors.

Workers threaten to shut down hospitals

2010-08-10 18:31

KwaZulu-Natal public service unions have threatened to shut down hospitals, clinics and all government schools on Thursday.

Nurse college closure slammed

2010-07-09 17:34

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA has condemned the closure of the Mmabatho College of Nursing over an unresolved dispute between the province's health MEC and students.

New HIV testing plan welcomed

2010-03-13 16:30

Government's commitment to test 15 million people for HIV/Aids in a bid to reduce infections by 50% by 2011 has been welcomed by the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA.

Union wants nurses trained

2010-02-25 10:11

The government wanted to train nurses properly before allowing them to initiate antiretroviral, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of SA says.

Health unions sign OSD deal

2009-08-12 00:11

Health unions representing doctors in public sector have signed the Occupational Specific Dispensation agreement with government, SABC radio news reports.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go! - shop online today

Save up to 40% on outdoor accessories!

Tents, sleeping, day packs and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Month End Madness Sale!

Save up to 60% on across a wide range of goods from books to electronics, DVDs and many more. Sale end 31 January 2015. Shop now!

Valentine’s Day gifts – 14 Feb!

Gifts to spoil him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

30% off fragrances

Get 30% off fragrances for him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off All Textbooks

Save up to 30% off an extensive range of prescribed textbooks for all major universities and FET colleges. Shop Now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.