District Health Boards

The PSA is a major health union with over 15,000 members employed by district health boards. Union members are the bedrock of our public health services.

The PSA in health

The PSA is organising for good and rewarding careers that reflect the value we place on public health services and the people who provide them.

Framework for bargaining

Click here to read the framework for bargaining for the 2013 round of negotiations. 

Caz Thomson
Allan Franks
Renee Delamere, Convenor
Janet Calley
Lesley Dixon
Mike Prouting
Coryell Mete
Glenda Young
Andrew Colwell, Deputy Convenor
Rosemary Cullen
Tiare Williams
Tracey Glennie
Janet Quigley
Nancy Dally
Hilary Genet

Media Releases

Health funding needs boost to invest in workforce, not more rises for bosses

The Public Service Association (PSA) says that health sector funding needs to increase and be targeted at the workforce who have struggled with wages falling further below the cost-of-living at the same time as workloads intensify.

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The latest at Waitemata DHB

2,500 PSA members work at Waitemata DHB, including HealthAlliance and Northern Regional Alliance employees.

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Media Releases

Waikato DHB puts staff and patients at risk in order to save money

The Public Service Association (PSA) is alarmed that the Waikato District Health Board (WDHB) is proposing to cut the 4 and 2 roster system, established nationally, for mental health nurses.

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News from the PSA. Our new national secretary

Our new national secretary

Erin Polaczuk is the new national secretary who joins Richard Wagstaff in the senior leadership team.

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News from the PSA. Hui taumata

Hui taumata

Hui taumata, the peak body for the PSA rūnanga, ngā Toa Āwhina, was held at Orongomai marae, Upper Hutt, in early August.

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News from the PSA. Behind the scenes - delegates supporting members

Behind the scenes - delegates supporting members

Trained, experienced delegates can play an important role in supporting members who are on the carpet because of a complaint or concern.

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