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

Health minister’s response to Kaikoura call for help "inadequate and irresponsible" - PSA

The government’s cavalier attitude towards mental health must stop, the PSA says - after National’s much-vaunted Kaikoura relief package fell far short of what the quake-hit region needs.

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Kenepuru renovations welcome - but all NZ mental health facilities need upgrade

Mental health facilities across the country all need urgent assessment to ensure they’re safe for clients - and for staff, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says.

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Mental health workers speak out after Capital and Coast DHB report

Mental health workers from Capital and Coast DHB have taken the unusual step of approaching the public after the Mellsop report into services there, the PSA says.

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News from the PSA. PSA News - December 2016
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PSA News - December 2016

The latest news and views from across our union.

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"Better late than never" - PSA welcomes would-be PM Coleman’s promise to properly fund health

Health minister Jonathan Coleman seems to finally have woken up to the fact health is underfunded, the PSA says - as he throws his hat into the ring for the top job.

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News from the PSA. Congress 2016 - Stand Together
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Congress 2016 - Stand Together

More than 160 delegates from across New Zealand gathered in Wellington for the biennial PSA Congress, our union’s highest decision making body.

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