Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses

DENOSA HOSTS LESOTHO NURSES ASSOCIATION (LNA) AT ITS HEAD OFFICES IN PRETORIA.

DENOSA had the absolute honour to host our fellow neighbouring nursing organisation from Lesotho, the Lesotho Nurses Association (LNA) at the DENOSA head offices in Pretoria on Friday 25 November.  The delegation from LNA visited DENOSA as part of the association’s study tour and benchmarking.  DENOSA President, Simon Hlungwani, Deputy General Secretary for Member Service, … Read more

Public service unions give National Treasury seven days to respond to their demands 

Thousands of public servants under three trade union federations, COSATU, FEDUSA and SAFTU, took to the streets and painted the cities in eight provinces red where memoranda of demands were handed over to various government offices over the unhappiness of workers with the 3% that the government has offered to workers.  The Western Cape day … Read more

OUTCOMES OF CONCILIATION ON 2022/2023 PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY NEGOTIATIONS 

The correspondence dated 29 October 2022 bears a reference.  PSCBC held the conciliation process between employer and labour from 31 October to 1 November 2022 in an attempt to resolve the dispute on public sector salary negotiations.  After the two-day marathon, employer still remained at 3%.  Therefore, the dispute remains unresolved. On 1 November 2022, … Read more

WCEA partners with MDI to launch 9 new online management programmes for managers in Sub-Saharan Africa 

In its ongoing efforts to capacitate nurses and midwives from Sub-Saharan Africa into better clinicians and managers of healthcare facilities, the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA) has partnered with the Management Development Institute (MDI) at the Global Business School Network (GBSN) to launch 9 new online management programmes designed to equip frontline healthcare workers in … Read more

DISPUTE REFERRAL OF 2022/2023 PUBLIC SECTOR SALARY NEGOTIATIONS.

This serves to advise the members and structures of Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) that the negotiations have reached the dispute level. On 6 October 2022, DENOSA and other COSATU unions filed for the joint dispute referral at Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC). This application will invoke the conciliation process in PSCBC.  … Read more

OUTCOMES OF MANDATE COLLECTION FROM PUBLIC SECTOR MEMBERS.

The collection of mandate from members was concluded on 23 September 2022. The members were requested to respond whether they are ACCEPTING OR REJECTING the final of the employer. The Current Situation: 1. Term of Agreement – Single. 2. Continuation of Current Cash Gratuity of average R1000 until 31 March 2023. 3. Continuation of Pay … Read more

Day One of COSATU 14th National Congress kicks off in JHB: 

The first day of COSATU’s 14th National Congress at Gallagher Estate in Midrand focused on the political outlook in the country. COSATU President, Zingiswa Losi, gave the political overview of the tripartite alliance for the period, and particularly on the relationship between COSATU, SACP and ANC while General Secretary, Bheki Ntshalintshali, gave an outline on … Read more

#ExceptionalNurse_7KM Night Run come to Pretoria on Saturday 24 September 2022.

A friendly reminder to community members, family members and relatives of nurses and nurses themselves to take part in the Pretoria leg of the #ExceptionalNurse_7KM Night Run in honour of nurses, this coming Saturday 24 September 2022. The race will take place at Rietondale Park, North Street, in Rietondale, Pretoria, between 17h00 and 19h00. Come … Read more

Applications for DENOSA bursaries for 2023 now open!

DENOSA is now accepting applications for the 2023 academic year from applicants who are DENOSA members. Enclosed is the brochure with the requirements and criteria.  DENOSA encourages its members to make use of this opportunity and apply.  The closing date for applications is 31 January 2023.