Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses


The correspondence dated 29 October 2022 bears a reference.  PSCBC held the conciliation process between employer and labour from 31 October to 1 November 2022 in an attempt to resolve the dispute on public sector salary negotiations.  After the two-day marathon, employer still remained at 3%.  Therefore, the dispute remains unresolved. On 1 November 2022, … Read more

Collapse of salary negotiations in the public service and update on the dispute process. 

Media Statement  Monday, 24 October 2022  The Joint Mandating Committee (JMC) of COSATU, who command the majority status at the Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) wish to update its members on the state of affairs on the collapse of salary negotiations in the public service.  This media statement is released to shed some light … Read more

DENOSA North-West calls for tough justice for the brutal killer of a nurse in Schweizer Reneke 

Media statement   Tuesday, 18 October 2022  MAHIKENG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in North-West is saddened that yet another nurse has been lost to the public service after she was raped and killed brutally in her place of residence in Schweizer Reneke on the night of 12 October in yet another … Read more

DENOSA Limpopo statement on attack and harassment of a nurse at Burgersfort Clinic. 

Media Statement. Thursday, 13 October 2022. POLOKWANE – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo seriously condemns the recent incident of harassment and attack of a nurse at Burgersfort Clinic, in the Sekhukhune District, which is circulating on social media platforms, after a woman arrived and delivered outside the clinic before the … Read more

WCEA partners with MDI to launch 9 new online management programmes for managers in Sub-Saharan Africa 

In its ongoing efforts to capacitate nurses and midwives from Sub-Saharan Africa into better clinicians and managers of healthcare facilities, the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) has partnered with the Management Development Institute (MDI) at the Global Business School Network (GBSN) to launch 9 new online management programmes designed to equip frontline healthcare workers in … Read more


This serves to advise the members and structures of Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) that the negotiations have reached the dispute level. On 6 October 2022, DENOSA and other COSATU unions filed for the joint dispute referral at Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC). This application will invoke the conciliation process in PSCBC.  … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng concerned about health and safety of patients and staff due to water shortage in JHB health facilities 

Media statement  Thursday, 06 October 2022 JOHANNESBURG – As the low water levels forced JHB Water to apply water loadshedding, which has affected healthcare facilities such as Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital and Helen Josephs Hospital, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng is worried about the potential outbreak of infections … Read more

DENOSA Eastern Cape calls for presence of forensic nurses in facilities across the province due to high rise in GBV cases 

Media statement  Thursday, 06 October 2022  GQEBERHA – Given the high rise in Gender-based violence (GBV) cases in the different districts of the province, which has led to many victims seeking help in healthcare facilities, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Eastern Cape is calling on the Department of Health in … Read more

DENOSA in Dora Nginza Region calls for Health Department to hire forensic nurses in Community Health Centres 

Media statement  Thursday, 06 October 2022  GQEBERHA – Following the latest incident where a 15-year-old victim of abduction and rape in Motherwell had to be sent to South African Police Service (SAPS) where further assessment and management of her injuries were to be carried out forensically as well as the rise of gender-based violence (GBV) … Read more


The collection of mandate from members was concluded on 23 September 2022. The members were requested to respond whether they are ACCEPTING OR REJECTING the final of the employer. The Current Situation: 1. Term of Agreement – Single. 2. Continuation of Current Cash Gratuity of average R1000 until 31 March 2023. 3. Continuation of Pay … Read more