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.


News from the PSA. In 2017 we showed yes, we care
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In 2017 we showed yes, we care

Trigger warning: mentions suicide.

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Media Releases

"Refreshing" approach to CEO pay good news for the state sector - PSA

The PSA is welcoming the strong stance taken by State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes - who’s calling for the brakes to go on chief executive pay across the State Sector.

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PSA welcomes Waikato DHB probe

The Auditor-General’s inquiry into Waikato District Health Board’s spending on SmartHealth is a welcome development, the PSA says.

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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
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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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