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DENOSA Gauteng condemns SANCO Gauteng’s interim coordinating committee on its unfounded malicious statement released on 19 June 2022 

JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng has noted with disappointment and condemns the malicious political campaign statement released by a factional clique of SANCO, labelling itself as an interim provincial coordinating committee (IPCC).  This IPCC makes various allegations in their statement and seek to position themselves as a mouthpiece … Read more

DENOSA Northern Cape to convene special PEC meeting over non-response by Premier Saul to nurses’ demands.

MEDIA STATEMENT Friday, 27 May 2022 KIMBERLEY – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Northern Cape’s Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) will be convening a special meeting on the 1st of June 2022 to discuss and resolve on the way forward regarding the non-responsiveness of the Premier of the Province, Dr Zamani Saul, after a … Read more

DENOSA Eastern Cape Gender structure to join the #JusticeForNamhla march in Mthatha on Wednesday.

Media statement  Monday, 23 May 2022  GQEBERA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) Gender structure in the Eastern Cape will join the multi-stakeholder march to the Mthatha Central Police Station on 25 May to demand the immediate arrest of the perpetrators for the murder of Namhla in what has clearly proven to … Read more

DENOSA Eastern Cape statement on the nurse who committed suicide for being unemployed 

Media statement  Thursday, 19 May 2022 GQEBERHA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Eastern Cape is disheartened to learn of a nurse who resorted to taking his own life after the Department of Health failed to renew their COVID-19 contracts, which speaks volumes about the stress that many unemployed nurses … Read more

DENOSA to host International Nurses Day hybrid event on 12 May from CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria.

Wednesday, 11 May 2022  PRETORIA – As the world will observe International Nurses Day on Thursday, 12 May 2022, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) will be hosting a hybrid commemoration of this all-important day to majority healthcare professionals in the healthcare sector from the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria where the issue … Read more

DENOSA Northern Cape to commemorate International Nurses Day by marching to Premier’s Office over poor health service delivery in the province.   

Media statement  Tuesday, 10 May 2022  KIMBERLEY – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa in the Northern Cape will be commemorating the International Nurses Day on the 12th of May 2022 together with all nurses in the province and around the country by marching to the Office of the Premier as a way to voice … Read more

DENOSA Western Cape statement on fatal shooting of two patients and a cop at New Somerset Hospital 

Media statement  Monday, 09 May 2022 CAPE TOWN – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Western Cape is saddened to learn of Saturday night’s fatal shooting of two patients and a police officer at New Somerset Hospital in Cape Town and calls for the immediate release from duty of a nurse … Read more

DENOSA encourages workers to join the May Day rallies in provinces in defense of their rights 

Media statement Thursday, 28 April 2022  PRETORIA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) will be joining millions of workers in commemorating International Workers Day on 1 May to highlight the exploitation of workers and continuing attack on collective bargaining by employers, including the government as the biggest employer of nurses, and calls … Read more

DENOSA KZN calls for clearance of routes to health facilities affected by floods

Media statement Thursday, 14 April 2022    DURBAN – As the province of KwaZulu-Natal is left to count the costs of the floods which affected thousands of people and damaged amenities, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal would like to call on the government to prioritize the clearing of routes to … Read more

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