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Medical malpractices: Light at the end of the tunnel?

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:27:15 +1300 | Citizen News Service

Medical malpractices: Is there light at the end of the tunnel? By Shobha Shukla and Bobby Ramakant, 1 October 2014 More >>

Save the Children Builds Its First Ebola Treatment Centre

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:19:46 +1300 | Save The Children

A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment centre has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC). More >>

World Grossly Ill-Prepared to Deal Ebola Outbreak

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:16:07 +1300 | UN News

World Grossly Ill-Prepared to ‘Douse Wildfire’ Sparked by Ebola, West African Leaders Tell UN More >>

Waikato women accessing top class services

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:12:22 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

Two thirds of all Waikato women are registering with a lead maternity carer within the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy, a just-published Waikato District Health Board Maternity Annual Report shows.More >>

Premliminary issues - Connor's application to acquire Acuity

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:26:10 +1300 | Commerce Commission

The Commission has published a statement of preliminary issues relating to an application from Connor Healthcare Limited seeking clearance to acquire all the shares in Acuity Health Group Limited that it does not presently own.More >>

Rhythm of the heart

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:22:40 +1300 | Dr Bobby John

A little fluttering in the chest or pounding of the heart is all too familiar and a common phenomenon that we often ignore; rightly so, when it is before a public speech or while we run to catch a bus or train that is leaving the platform. These ...More >>

Snapshots Show Excellent Older Persons Care

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:41:23 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

When Older Persons and Rehabilitation group manager Barbara Garbutt asked her team of people working in the service for examples of care excellence, the response staggered her.More >>

Specialists call for more senior doctors to cope with demand

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:53:47 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“Hospital specialists surveyed about the staffing of their departments are telling us loud and clear they need more senior doctors on the clinical front line,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ...More >>

Grey Hospital to Get New CT Scanner

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:35:48 +1200 | West Coast District Health

Grey Base Hospital’s new $800,000 CT scanner arrives soon and should be installed and operational by Thursday 16 October. More >>

It’s all happening at Christchurch Hospital – from next week

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:17:57 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

With the appointment of Schick Contracting and Cartage to carry out site preparation work within the Christchurch hospital grounds, the public can expect to see some changes around Christchurch Hospital over the coming weeks.More >>

Start of Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:14:52 +1200 | Ministry of Health

Schick Construction & Cartage has been awarded the first main contract in the construction of Christchurch Hospital's Acute Services Building (ASB). More >>

Fizzy-Free at DHB Well-Received

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:36:16 +1200 | Northland DHB

The decision to remove sugar-sweetened beverages from Northland DHB hospital cafeterias and vending machines after October 1 has been met with enthusiastic approval from both staff and public.More >>

Study proves low-cost home modifications prevent falls

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:33:19 +1200 | University of Otago

Falls in the home could be reduced by a quarter according to the results of a new study just published online in top international medical journal The Lancet . More >>

Evidence-based medicine is the basis of sound healthcare

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:59:19 +1200 | Citizen News Service

Evidence-based medicine is the basis of sound healthcare By Shobha Shukla and Bobby Ramakant 23 September 2014 More >>

Executive Changes at Waikato DHB

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:02:51 +1200 | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board’s chief operating officer Jan Adams is to take up a newly created position of primary care strategic liaison for the DHB early next month while Brett Paradine, currently general manager of the DHB’s planning and ...More >>

Southern DHB reminding staff to “Get Ready”

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:16:06 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

This week is Ministry of Civil Defence Emergency Management “Get Ready Week” and Southern DHB is asking staff if they’re ready in the event of a disaster. More >>

Crisis in Autism Early Intervention

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:44:56 +1200 | Autism Action NZ

Kim Hall coordinator for Autism Action NZ says that the “current support for children with Autism, provided by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education is abysmal”. More >>

Canterbury nephrologist Nick Cross leading National Service

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:35:38 +1200 | Canterbury DHB

Dr Nick Cross has been appointed Clinical Director of the National Renal Transplantation Service and chaired the service’s first meeting on Wednesday (September 17, 2014). More >>

Dementia care Canterbury, World Alzheimer’s Day

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:32:52 +1200 | Canterbury DHB

World Alzheimer’s Day - 21 September 2014: Dementia care Canterbury going from strength to strength More >>

Man charged after chemical incident

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:42:00 +1200 | New Zealand Police

A 45 year old man is in Police custody and will appear in the Nelson District Court today charged with Criminal Damage following an incident in Richmond yesterday afternoon. More >>

 

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