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.
The APHT MECAs expire on the 31st October 2020 and we are preparing to bargain for a new agreement.
Ngā Pou Mana define Tangata Whenua Allied Health as "the broad range of therapies, rongoā, scientific and technical workforce, researchers, teachers and students - both regulated, self-regulated, non-regulated, legislated and emerging workforces, and those that have a mātauranga Māori or kaupapa Māori foundational approach to hauora."
Ngā Pou Mana currently recognise over 60 different roles that can register for membership as a Tangata Whenua Allied Health Member. For more details to see if you are eligible check out our list here.
If you think your profession or role should be added to the allied health list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The wellbeing of our Aotearoa New Zealand health system starts with the oranga (wellbeing) of our tāngata (people).
Kāhui Oranga, a collaborative health sector group, is committed to employee wellbeing in the health sector. We invite you to view the webinar series, ‘Leading for Wellbeing’, which explores aspects of leadership with some of our leaders, and resources you may find helpful.