Tag: DHBs


"Thanks for making a difference"

"Thanks for making a difference"

We’ve been making sure your right to negotiate for pay increases is respected in the corridors of power and at the bargaining table.

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"I found it very easy"

"I found it very easy"

A year into the global pandemic, the roll out of vaccinations is being welcomed by many workers on the frontline.

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What do we want from health & disability review?

What do we want from health & disability review?

As we await the Government’s response to the health and disability sector review, we asked our PSA Community Public Services and DHB sector committees what they’re looking for.

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News in Brief

News in Brief

An interim offer for the DHB admin pay equity claim, new collective agreements in the Public Service, and a new leadership line-up for our union feature in our News in Brief.

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"A Champion of the Vulnerable"

"A Champion of the Vulnerable"

Allan Franks says he felt “privileged and a bit overwhelmed” to receive the Marlene Pitman Award at Hui Taumata, the PSA Māori Congress.

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Delivering on Equal Pay

Delivering on Equal Pay

The PSA is taking a two-track approach to delivering on pay equity - using the force of new law to settle claims and new guidance to end discrimination.

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Rostering for Wellbeing

Rostering for Wellbeing

Members at a mental health unit in Auckland are “stoked” about their new roster system.

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Out of Office

Out of Office

Writing a waiata fit for a Prime Minister might seem daunting.

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Around & About

Around & About

Pink is the theme for our photo pages this issue thanks to the anti-bullying Pink Shirt Day and the DHB admin pay equity claim Pink Tuesdays.

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News in Brief

News in Brief

Protests at proposed cuts at Canterbury DHB, a campaign for home support with dignity, the PSA member card goes digital and other stories feature in our News in Brief.

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Around and About Pics

Around and About Pics

Photos from protests against proposed cuts at Canterbury DHB, and attacks on Filipino unionists, along with the presentation of the Safer Sick Leave petition feature in our Around and About pages.

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Reducing Māori Health Inequities

Reducing Māori Health Inequities

Appearing before the Māori Affairs Select Committee to speak to the Inquiry into Health Inequities for Māori was “awe-inspiring” for Allan Franks.

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Your voice, our system

Your voice, our system

The PSA is hosting regional and online health forums in December to give members another opportunity to have their say in the reshaping of services.

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Vote for healthy communities

Vote for healthy communities

While the work of district health board members often goes unseen, they help make critical decisions about the health services you and your whānau receive in your communities.

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Equal pay for all

Equal pay for all

As we celebrate the success of our sisters in securing voting rights 126 years ago, the PSA is leading the struggle for pay equality.

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