Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses

16 Days of Activism: DENOSA Gender calls for alignment of SA laws to observe Convention 190 of ILO. 

Media statement  Friday, 25 November 2022  PRETORIA – As today marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism For No Violence Against Women and Children, which will run until 10 December 2022, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa’s (DENOSA) National Gender Structure notes with sadness that women and children still suffer and fall … 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

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

DENOSA Gauteng stance on the suspension of Tembisa Hospital’s CEO & GDOH CFO 

Date               : 31st August 2022 To                   : All structures of DENOSA & Media houses ________________________________________________________________________ JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng wishes to make its position clear on the suspension of the CEO of Tembisa Hospital, Dr Ashley Mthunzi, and the CFO of the Department of Health, Ms Lerato Madyo.  Our … Read more