Celebrating 27 years of uniting nurses


MEDIA STATEMENT MONDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2023. MBOMBELA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Mpumalanga held its normal Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) meeting at the Cycad Lodge in Mbombela from the 07th to the 8th of December 2023, where it engaged on various healthcare matters that affect both nursing and nurses in the … Read more

DENOSA statement on World Aids Day commemoration.

Media statement. Friday, 01 December 2023. PRETORIA – As today, 1 December 2023, marks the commemoration of the World Aids Day, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) wishes to remind the communities in general and youth in particular that, despite the country registering low numbers of new HIV infections, condom usage remains the … Read more

DENOSA hopes Finance Minister keeps his hands off Health’s cookie jar.

Media statement Wednesday, 01 November 2023. PRETORIA – As the Minister of Finance will be tabling the Mid-Term Budget Policy Statement in Parliament later today, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is hoping that the government will fulfill its undertaking to safeguard essential services like public healthcare from the cost-containment measures that it … Read more

DENOSA fully supports the COSATU programme on International Day for Decent Work this Friday.

Media statement. Wednesday, 04 October 2023. PRETORIA – As the union federation COSATU will be embarking on its programme to observe the International Day for Decent Work on Friday 6 October countrywide, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) will be part of this programme in all provinces wherein nurses will highlight the key … Read more

DENOSA Limpopo statement post- its PEC meeting.  

Media statement Monday, 18 September 2023. POLOKWANE – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo held its Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) meeting from the 14th to the 15th of September 2023 at Polokwane Royal Hotel in Polokwane to deal with the number of issues affecting nurses and healthcare services in the province.  … Read more

DENOSA fearful of the negative impact of austerity measures on patients and healthcare services.

Media statement. Friday, 15 September 2023. PRETORIA – As today marks the start of the National Treasury’s tight financial control measures or austerity measures in all national and provincial departments due to revenue constraints caused by the continued load-shedding and freight constraints, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is extremely concerned with the … Read more

DENOSA Northern Cape Media Statement on the Arrest of Northern Cape Department of Health Senior Officials for PPE Procurement.

Media statement. Friday, 25 August 2023. KIMBERLEY – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Northern Cape takes note of the arrest of the HOD for Health, Dr Dion Theys, and other Department of Health senior officials on the charges of fraud, corruption, money laundering and contravening the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), … Read more

DENOSA statement for Women’s Day: SA government must ratify ILO Convention 156

Media statement. Wednesday, 09 August 2023. PRETORIA – As today, 9 August, marks the commemoration of Women’s Day in South Africa, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) calls on the government to speed up the ratification of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Convention 156 to acknowledge the workers with family responsibility as well … Read more

DENOSA Western Cape statement on disruption of healthcare services due to the taxi strike.

Media statement Friday, 04 August 2023 CAPE TOWN – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Western Cape wishes to implore all employers in both public and private sectors to understand the volatility of the situation as caused by the taxi strike, which has also affected both the healthcare services and the … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng believes emergency preparedness should improve to make healthcare services more responsive.

Media statement. Thursday, 20 July 2023. JOHANNESBURG – As yesterday’s underground gas line explosion in Bree Street in Johannesburg has become the latest disaster to hit Gauteng, which has claimed the life of a person and saw 48 citizens needing hospitalization at Charlotte Maxeke and Hellen Josephs hospitals in the city centre, the Democratic Nursing … Read more