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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

DENOSA KZN Gender statement on how Women’s Month is turning out for women.

Media statement. Sunday, 21 August 2022. DURBAN – As this year’s Women’s Month draws nearer to its sunset, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa’s (DENOSA) Gender structure in KwaZulu-Natal has noted with great sadness how Women’s emancipation is far from being realised when women continue to be on the receiving end of the social … Read more

DENOSA EC views attack of Kariega Hospital nurse as further proof of failure by health department to protect health workers

Media statement Monday, 22 August 2022 GQEBERHA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the Eastern Cape views the attack of yet another nurse inside the Department of Health’s facility as a further dismal failure by the department to ensure the safety of healthcare workers due to the continued reduction of costs … Read more

DENOSA and ECSACON to host meeting of nursing bodies from East, Central and Southern Africa to discuss region’s standardized nursing specialist programmes on 18-20 August in Sandton 

MEDIA ALERT  Tuesday, 16 August 2022    PRETORIA – As the shortage of specialist nurses in the African continent is starting to become a headache for various countries, which has already seen South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs adding many nurse specialists onto the Scarce Skills List, nursing bodies and organisations in the East, Central and … Read more