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Study shows General Practices at health training capacity

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:31:45 +1200 | University of Otago

A comprehensive survey in the lower North Island and South Island has revealed that general practices, although crucial for teaching our future health professionals, are at training capacity.More >>

Kerri Nuku Wins NZNO Award of Honour 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:15:32 +1200 | NZNO

NZNO Award of Honour 2017 At Wednesday night’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner, the NZNO Award of Honour was presented. The award is granted biennially. The nomination for Kerri Nuku met the criteria for the award. Ms Nuku was presented with the award ...More >>

Jess Tiplady Wins NZNO Young Nurse of the Year 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:13:50 +1200 | NZNO

NZNO Young Nurse of the Year 2017 The 2017 Young Nurse of the Year was announced at last night’s NZNO Annual Conference dinner at Te Papa and went to Jess Tiplady , Nurse Practitioner from Auckland. Jess Tiplady works at the Greenstone Family Clinic, ...More >>

Another day – another health crisis

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:39:13 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

News today that the emergency department at Waikato has turned 180 patients away is another crisis for the Government and its besieged health system, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark.More >>

Elderly tenants take Tāmaki Regeneration to the High Court

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:45:11 +1200 | Niki Eviction

Two days before the 2017 General Election, state housing advocates and supporters will march and assemble at the Auckland High Court where the appeal of Ioela ‘Niki’ Rauti will be heard.More >>

Dave Macpherson on Baby's Death at Waikato Hospital

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:38:08 +1200 | Waikato District Health Board

Statement by Waikato DHB Board member Dave Macpherson regarding the latest reported death of a baby at Waikato Hospital More >>

Apologise now Jonathan

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:31:36 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman must apologise for his part in a $2.3 billion shortfall that has contributed to delays in cancer diagnosis and treatment, says Labour’s Health spokesperson David Clark.More >>

How parties address burnout of hospital specialists

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:26:22 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“Burnout among providing front-line clinical care in our public hospitals is an important issue that political parties aspiring to be the next government need to address,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical ...More >>

Waitemata DHB Denies Woman Abortion

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:25:56 +1200 | ALRANZ

Waitemata DHB Denies Woman Abortion The Wireless has revealed an Auckland woman says a North Shore hospital counselor prevented her from accessing abortion by refusing to allow her to see certifying consultants. The woman was 18 weeks pregnant. She ...More >>

New Medical Device For Brain Monitoring At The Bedside

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:06:37 +1200 | University of Otago

A University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) team has been awarded an MBIE Endeavour grant this week to develop a non-invasive and cost-effective device to diagnose and treat stroke and other brain injuries.More >>

New World sausage sizzle raises more than $40k for Starship

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:33:01 +1200 | Foodstuffs Limited

New World sausage sizzle raises more than $40,000 for Starship A nationwide sausage sizzle put on by New World supermarkets around the country has raised more than $40,000 for New Zealand’s national children’s hospital, Starship Child Health. On Saturday, ...More >>

Viral-gastroenteritis outbreak within Whangarei Hospital

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:41:30 +1200 | Northland DHB

The outbreak, likely norovirus, has affected 11 patients –who have been isolated to prevent other patients being infected. As a further precaution, the ward has been closed to new admissions and visiting is restricted and will only be allowed in exceptional ...More >>

Dave Macpherson Asks Why Waikato DHB Board Not Informed

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 08:49:59 +1200 | Dave Macpherson

Elected Waikato DHB Board member questions why Board not advised of death of baby after delayed C-section at Waikato Hospital More >>

Significant shortfall of senior doctors

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:48:29 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

A survey of senior doctors at Capital & Coast District Health Board has revealed a shortage of specialists three and a half times larger than the number of vacancies officially recorded, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried ...More >>

Analysis of Health Promoting Schools shows clear benefits

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:18:16 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Analysis of Health Promoting Schools shows clear educational benefits Independent analysis has found that the Health Promoting Schools service is having a hugely positive impact on student outcomes, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. Key findings in ...More >>

New mental health facility for Christchurch

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 15:25:57 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

National List MP Nuk Korako has welcomed today’s announcement that Canterbury is to receive a $47 – $57 million new purpose built specialist mental health facility. More >>

Canterbury DHB welcomes news of new mental health facilities

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 10:22:41 +1200 | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB Board chair Dr John Wood is delighted that the Indicative Business Case for new mental health facilities has been approved. More >>

Next step in Canterbury’s hospital rebuilds

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 09:34:50 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Canterbury is to receive a new purpose built specialist mental health facility valued at up to $57 million, taking the region’s hospital rebuild to well over $1 billion Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says.More >>

BNI NZ celebrates raising $1.5 Million for hospices

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 10:40:02 +1200 | Hospice NZ

Hospice New Zealand’s National Partner, BNI New Zealand, celebrates raising $1.5 Million for hospices throughout the country. More >>

Rise in Stroke Calls During FAST Campaign

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 09:09:06 +1200 | FAST

The numbers are in – and they show that this year’s FAST stroke awareness campaign has been a success. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
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