Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses

DENOSA concerned with unavailability of specialty courses for nurses in SA universities and colleges this year as they are still on SAQA queue 

Media statement  Monday, 21 February 2022  PRETORIA – with cases of Gender-Based Violence, motor vehicle accidents and medicolegal cases emanating from maternity sections on the increase in the country, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is extremely concerned that there is currently no avenue to upskill local nurses on specialty courses at any … Read more

Health-related areas from the SONA 2022 Speech

During the past year, we have focused on accelerating our vaccine rollout. So far, we have administered 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Consequently, nearly 42% of all adults and 60% of everyone over 50 is fully vaccinated. We are now ready to enter a new phase in our management of the pandemic. It is … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng warns the public of a scam seeking donations for the deceased nurse

Media statement Friday, 11 February 2022 JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng wishes to warn the public about a circulating scam on social media platforms, purporting to seek both monetary and material donations for the family of the nurse who was fatally shot at Tembisa Hospital two days ago. … Read more

DENOSA had hoped government would hold SONA virtually to save millions for unemployed essential public servants.

Media statement Wednesday, 09 February 2022 PRETORIA – Given the skyrocketing unemployment rate in South Africa which is wreaking havoc in both public and private sectors and leaving many families below the breadline, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) was hoping that the government would think of the most convenient and prudent way … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng condemns the killing of a nurse by on-duty police officer at Tembisa Hospital

Media statement Wednesday, 09 February 2022 JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng condemns in the strongest terms the fatal shooting of a nurse at Tembisa Hospital this morning by an on-duty police officer, and hopes the Department will now henceforth reconsider allowing armed police officers to enter healthcare facilities … Read more

DENOSA presentation to the Parliamentary Health Portfolio Committee on Health’s Public Hearings on NHI

Tuesday, 08 February 2022. This morning, (08 February 2022) DENOSA delivered a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health as part of the Committee’s Public Hearings, which are held virtually, on National Health Insurance (NHI) from stakeholders. The presentation, the first to be delivered today, could be found on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swQS38ac_zU The first … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng strongly condemns retrenchments of 749 newly qualified nurses by Gauteng Department of Health

Media statement Thursday, 03 February 2022 JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng strongly condemns the retrenchment of 749 newly qualified professional nurses who have just concluded their community service in the province at a time when they should be easing the pressure of staff shortage and long queues in … Read more

DENOSA Free State welcomes the ruling by Special Tribunal over shady PPE procurement in the province

Media statement Tuesday, 01 February 2022 BLOEMFONTEIN – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Free State welcomes the ruling by the Special Tribunal in the shady PPE procurement in the Free State, which saw only three out of 32 contracted suppliers supplying the Department of Health with PPE that is below … Read more