Celebrating 25 years of uniting nurses

ECSACON’s 100 scholarships opportunity  

The East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON), through its Guild Learning Centre, presents 100 scholarship opportunities to 100 serving nurses in East, Central and Southern Africa.  Enclosed is the brochure on the selection criteria and how to apply.   As a national nursing association for South Africa, DENOSA is an affiliate of … Read more

DENOSA in KwaZulu is appealing to all DENOSA members, business community and community at large for their assistance with donations 

DENOSA in KwaZulu is appealing to all DENOSA members, business community and community at large for their assistance with donations of items for distribution to the recent KZN floods victims. The floods affected community members negatively, including healthcare workers whose homes were wiped away with their belongings and medication. With the shortage of water in … Read more

International Nurses Day, 12 May 2022

                 International Nurses Day on 12 May, released by the International Council of Nurses (ICN)  International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every 12 May, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. ICN commemorates this important day each year.  With the theme Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in nursing and respect rights to … Read more

Health-related areas from the SONA 2022 Speech

During the past year, we have focused on accelerating our vaccine rollout. So far, we have administered 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Consequently, nearly 42% of all adults and 60% of everyone over 50 is fully vaccinated. We are now ready to enter a new phase in our management of the pandemic. It is … Read more

DENOSA presentation to the Parliamentary Health Portfolio Committee on Health’s Public Hearings on NHI

Tuesday, 08 February 2022. This morning, (08 February 2022) DENOSA delivered a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health as part of the Committee’s Public Hearings, which are held virtually, on National Health Insurance (NHI) from stakeholders. The presentation, the first to be delivered today, could be found on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swQS38ac_zU The first … Read more

DENOSA has concluded its mandate collection on the current wage offer

Media statement  Monday, 26 July 2021  The Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa (DENOSA) has concluded its mandate collection process on the current interim wage offer tabled by government on the 23rd July 2021. Our members who are critical front-line workers in the fight against COVID 19 have mandated us to accept the current offer … Read more

DENOSA worried that the dismissal of 345 nurses at Lesotho’s only tertiary facility will put more strain on South Africa’s nurses and already overstretched healthcare system

Media statement  Monday, 15 March 2021 The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) is extremely concerned at the reckless manner in which Tsepong group dismissed 346 nurses, mostly specialist nurses, at Lesotho’s only tertiary healthcare facility on Friday as this move is likely to put more strain on the already overstretched South African healthcare … Read more

DENOSA North West response to the utterances of disrespect and disregard by the Taung Hospital board chairperson through a radio interview

Media statement   Monday, 15 March 2021   The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in the North West notes with great concern that the board chairperson of Taung Hospital had an interview on a national radio station and declared that nurses of Taung Hospital are guilty of ill-treating patients and the community of Taung.  He … Read more

DENOSA Limpopo calls on Limpopo Health to fix the poor state of Laastehoop Clinic in the Capricorn District.

Media statement  Thursday, 11 March 2021 DENOSA in Limpopo is appalled by the poor state of Laastehoop Clinic in Ga-Molepo in the Capricorn District which is smothered by bad odour from human faeces upon entry into the poorly-fenced yard at the clinic, as can be seen in the attached photos.   Various calls in the form of communicares … Read more