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

Archibald decision another flagrant waste of money by Waikato DHB

Waikato District Health Board’s poor treatment of an employee has been compounded by an unsuccessful and costly appeal, the PSA says.

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Anaesthetic technicians' court win "significant"

Anaesthetic technicians in Timaru will be paid for overnight on-call duties after a significant victory in the Employment Court.

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News from the PSA. Politicians support PSA call for mental health inquiry
News

Politicians support PSA call for mental health inquiry

In Wellington, PSA members gathered on Parliament lawn on World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October 2017) to support Hastings mum Hana Reedy to present a 30,000 strong petition to Parliament.

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No excuse for preventing DHBs from giving mental health workers equal pay

A leaked letter from the Ministry of Health to DHBs warning them not to extend equal pay to mental health support workers confirms that the Government is wilfully ignoring the current crisis in mental health, which the Public Service Association considers completely inappropriate, heartless and...

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Election year budget “like giving a starving dog a rubber bone” – PSA

Steven Joyce’s first budget is a predictable election year bribe that which will do as little for low-income families as it will for public services, says the PSA.

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