Celebrating 27 years of uniting nurses


MEDIA ALERT. TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024. JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng, together with the Gauteng Department of Health, will remember the fallen nurses of the December 2022 fuel truck explosion which affected Boksburg’s Tambo Memorial Hospital when Gauteng hosts the International Nurses Day commemoration event at the Tambo … Read more

Nurses in Eastern Cape to gather in Peddie for International Nurses Day celebration on Tuesday, 21 May 2024.

Media statement. GQEBERA – As the world observes the entire month of May as Nurses Month, with events celebrating nurses held in various provinces and institutions, DENOSA and Eastern Cape Department of Health will lead the International Nurses Day celebration for the thousands of nurses of Eastern Cape in Peddie on Tuesday, 21 May 2024. … Read more

Health Minister, Mpumalanga Premier and Health MEC to address nurses at International Nurses Day national event in Siyabuswa on Friday, 10 May 2024.

MEDIA INVITATION. Join DENOSA President, Simon Hlungwani,  Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, Premier of Mpumalanga, Mrs Refilwe Matsweni-Matsipane, and MEC of Health, Ms Sasekani Manzini, Executive Mayor of JS Moroka Municipality, Mtsweni, Ms Nomsa Mtsweni, and other distinguished guests as the country will gather for a national commemoration of the International Nurses Day, to … Read more

Over 200 unemployed nurses in North West to stage sit-in at Provincial Health Offices in Mafikeng on Monday.

Media statement. Thursday, 18 April 2024.   MMABATHO – Following the non-absorption of more than 200 nurses who completed their community service since June last year in the province, the unemployed nurses will be staging a sit-in at the North-West Provincial Health Department offices on Monday, 22 April 2024, to demand their immediate employment as clinics and … Read more

DENOSA hopes today’s SONA commits to NHI implementation, expedite hiring of critical staff in health settings.

Media statement. Thursday, 08 February 2024. PRETORIA – As President Cyril Ramaphosa will be delivering his State of the Nation Address in Parliament this evening, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is hoping that the National Health Insurance (NHI) implementation plan will feature prominently in his address and that the hiring of critical … Read more

DENOSA Ekurhuleni appalled by instigated violent act by Daveyton community on a nurse.

Media Statement. Tuesday, 30th January 2024. The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Ekurhuleni Region notes with great concern the act of violence that was directed at the nurses by the community of Daveyton Main Clinic whilst they were on duty on 22 January 2024 and demands swift action against the instigator … Read more

DENOSA warns 2023 matriculants to beware of bogus nursing colleges.

Media statement. Sunday, 21 January 2024. PRETORIA – While congratulating the 2023 group of matriculants for the outstanding achievement and performance and wishing them well in their chosen fields of studies post-matric, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) wishes to forewarn this cohort to be extra vigilant and beware of possible bogus nursing … Read more

Elizabeth Fourie announced as South Africa’s Most Caring Nurse for 2023! 

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday, 14 December 2023. PRETORIA – Professional Nurse from Niekerkshoop Clinic in the Pixley ka Seme District in Northern Cape, Elizabeth Fourie, was announced as South Africa’s Most Caring Nurse for 2023 and awarded with the Marilyn Lahana Caring Award at the DENOSA National Awards gala dinner held at the Sheraton Hotel in … Read more

DENOSA to award South Africa’s Most Caring Nurse for 2023 at National Awards ceremony in Pretoria on 13 December.  

MEDIA ALERT.  MONDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2023. PRETORIA – With the country having registered commendable health outcomes in various healthcare service areas for the year, South Africa’s Most Caring Nurse for 2023 will be announced and awarded with the Marilyn Lahana Caring National Award and prize money by DENOSA on Wednesday 13 December 2023 at an … Read more