Media releases, news and media from the NZACA.

 

2018

Urgent action needed to address aged care nursing shortage crisis
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The New Zealand Aged Care Association strongly opposes End of Life Choice Bill
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Aged care nursing shortage crisis | 6 August 2018
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2017

Government’s changes to temporary work visas don’t go far enough 
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Immigration policy needs to focus on NZ's long-term labour needs

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NZ Aged Care Association welcomes pay settlement for caregivers  |  18 April 2017
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$2 billion pay equity settlement for 55,000 health care workers, Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman, Minister of Health  | 18 April 2017
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2016

Fire and emergency law change could cost elderly | 14 September 2016
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Hospital proposal illustrates failure to plan for palliative care by Simon Wallace, Dominion Post, Wellington  | 7 September 2016
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Surprise $300,000 ambulance fee increase upsets aged care homes | 12 July 2016
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Aged care homes and workers encouraged to enter Awards | 11 July 2016
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NZACA welcomes NZ Health Strategy | 21 April 2016
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2015

Aged care sector needs more support to help New Zealanders die well | 11 December 2015
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Aged care sector welcomes Government equal pay negotiations  | 20 October 2015
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NZ Aged Care Association welcomes Bupa  l  2 September 2015
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Caregiver wage increases highlight broader challenges faced by aged care sector  l  28 August 2015
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NZ Aged Care Association appoints new Chief Executive  l  1 May 2015
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