Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses

DENOSA and nurses to welcome the home return of remains of one of the Group of 20 SA Nurses who assisted post-independent Tanzania’s healthcare system at OR Tambo on Human Rights Day (21 March). 

MEDIA ALERT  Monday, 20 March 2023.    PRETORIA – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) will be amongst nurses of all ages at OR Tambo International Airport and Chief Stuurman International Airport in Gqebera respectively on 21 and 22 March to welcome home the remains of one of the nursing stalwarts who were amongst the … Read more

Update on 2023/24 wage talks at PSCBC

Dear DENOSA member. As reported previously that DENOSA and other unions had entered into a Settlement Agreement that made them to return to PSCBC to enter discussions on 2023/24 wage negotiations, please be informed that, at the Special Council meeting that was held on 17 March 2023, the employer presented an offer of a pensionable … Read more

Public sector unions to brief the media on next course of action on public sector wage talks debacle

MEDIA ALERT Tuesday, 14 February 2023 The public sector trade unions at the Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) will convene a media briefing at the PSCBC offices at 11h00 on Thursday 16th February 2023, where they will be making an announcement on the joint unions’ next cause of action following the failure by government … Read more

Komani floods highlight the need for close private/public healthcare partnership and urgent need for NHI – DENOSA Eastern Cape. 

Media statement  Thursday, 09 February 2023  GQEBERHA – The devastating floods that have wreaked havoc in Komani have highlighted the urgent need for tight collaborations between private and public healthcare sector as well as the urgent need for the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) without any delays for the equal benefit of all … Read more

DENOSA expects SONA to focus on NHI and deteriorating healthcare services in SA.

Media statement Tuesday, 07 February 2023 PRETORIA – As the state President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament on Thursday, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is expecting the President to put in a lot of focus on the National Health Insurance (NHI) plans as well … Read more

DENOSA Gauteng to report the throwing of urine at workers at Calcot Dlephu Clinic to SAHRC for further action. 

Media statement Thursday, 26 January 2023  JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Gauteng has noted with concern and disgust the incident at Calcot Dlephu Clinic in Ekurhuleni, where a patient threw what is believed to be urine at the staff who were eating at the time and will report the … Read more

DENOSA Student Movement believe Limpopo Health MEC could turn her energy to progressive change instead of theatrics.

Media statement Thursday, 26 January 2023.  PRETORIA – Given the latest trending video of MEC of Health in Limpopo, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, where she once again plays to the gallery by humiliating a group of nurses at Rethabile Clinic in Polokwane, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa’s Student Movement (DENOSA) believe the MEC should … Read more

DENOSA Limpopo condemns attack and harassment of nurses by Health MEC at Rethabile CHC in Polokwane. 

Media statement   Friday, 20 January 2023    POLOKWANE – The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Limpopo strongly condemns the recorded attack and harassment of nurse managers at Rethabile Community Health Centre (CHC) in Polokwane by the MEC of Health, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, over the long queues that at the facility which are … Read more

The Most Caring Nurse in Mpumalanga to be unveiled in Mbombela on Wednesday, 7 December 

Media alert  Tuesday, 06 December 2022  MBOMBELA – Following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in Mpumalanga will be unveiling the Most Caring Nurse for Mpumalanga province for 2022 at the hosting of the Marilyn Lahana Caring Awards gala dinner, which will be held at … Read more

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