NZ Health Group Managing Director on inadequate funding for home and community support that contributes to staff shortages and affecting future age care options

Retirement villages are booming, while aged care homes face a staffing crisis over nurses’ pay, forcing the closure of more than 400 beds {Credit: Stuff 24/04/22} A wave of baby boomer pensioners, combined with the global pandemic, is firing up the retirement industry. Every week about 40 new villas and Read more…

New Zealand Health Group Managing Director weighs in on the brain drain prospect for the aged care sector

Josephine Gagan, New Zealand Health Group Managing Director, weighs in on the brain drain prospect for the aged care sector Brain drain predictions terrifying prospect for aged care sector [Credit: Newshub 12/04/2022] As the border breaks open to Aussie tourists on Tuesday night there are fears about Kiwis flocking the Read more…

Pay Equity Announcement Brings Inequality In Pay & Kiwis To Miss Out On Essential Home Cares

Josephine Gagan (Managing Director, New Zealand Health Group) talks about Pay Equity bringing inequality in pay on TVNZ Breakfast interview. While the pay equity settlement announcement on Friday 8 April by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation is significant news for DHB nurses, healthcare assistants and customer service workers, it is Read more…