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.

The DHB sector has its own national committee and a seat on the PSA Executive Board, this ensures your sector has a voice at all levels of PSA decision-making.

You can meet the members of the committee here.

Media Releases

Cuts to home management will cost the jobs of those who support Manawatu’s most vulnerable

The Public Service Association (PSA) says cuts to MidCentral DHB funding for home management may result in less work and loss of jobs for workers who support some of Manawatu’s most vulnerable residents.

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Media Releases

More deaths and injuries will result from health and safety backdown

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the gutting of the proposed new health and safety legislation will result in more workplace deaths and injuries, breaking John Key’s promise to the nation after the Pike River tragedy.

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Campaigns and issues from the PSA. Worth Respect
Campaigns

Worth Respect

Right now over 11,000 of our members in DHBs are in bargaining.

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Resources Worth Respect resources
Resources

Worth Respect resources

We've started building a collection of resources so that you can show your support for DHB workers.

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News from the PSA. DHB members share their stories with us
News

DHB members share their stories with us

Right now over 11,000 of our members in DHBs are in bargaining.

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News from the PSA. Nurses and healthcare workers speak out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
News

Nurses and healthcare workers speak out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Nurses, midwives and healthcare workers from the across the Pacific, Latin America and North America condemn the controversial TPP trade deal.

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