Denosa members torch nursing council property following exam leak, intimidate staff

2017-06-26 08:16

Premises of the South African Nursing Council have been set alight, property has been damaged and staff members were intimidated, the council has said.

Nehawu plans Budget day marches

2017-02-20 17:22

Nehawu says it will march in five provinces on Budget day to say "no" to more austerity measures.

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.


Nurses union SG arrested after exam cancellation protest

2017-06-24 12:20

The Young Nurses Indaba Trade Union (YNITU) intends bringing an urgent bail application for the release of its secretary general Mdu Ndlovu, who has been arrested following clashes outside the SA Nursing Council.

Denosa to march to nursing council over registration woes

2017-02-01 20:45

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa will march to the South African Nursing Council to demand that it opens offices in all provinces after a nurse died on her way to register.

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.

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