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Kiwis Asked To Put Their Best Feet Forward

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 13:53:38 +1200 | Camp Quality New Zealand

3 August 2015 : Established 30 years ago children’s cancer charity Camp Quality New Zealand (CQNZ) dedicated to bringing fun, hope and happiness to children living with cancer, is looking for New Zealanders young and old to put their best feet forward ...More >>

Big things begin with baby steps

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:17:46 +1200 | Thornton Communications

Big things begin with baby steps Dynamic entrepreneur Kathryn Wilson is New Zealand’s premier footwear designer and has won a string of awards, including the ANZ Young Business Person of the Year 2015 and Sir Peter Blake Trust Leadership Award 2014. ...More >>

Northland DHB Paving Way for Future Healthcare

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 11:09:11 +1200 | Northland DHB

Northland DHB is paving the way for future healthcare by trialling a high-tech, potentially life-saving telemedicine system. More >>

Next stage in development of Waitakere Hospital underway

Mon, 3 Aug 2015 10:26:11 +1200 | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB (District Health Board) is set to almost double the number of medical teams at Waitakere Hospital, building on its programme of investment in services and facilities for West Auckland. More >>

Achieving Patient-Centred Care Or Floccinaucinihipilfication

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:15:21 +1200 | ASMS

Thank you for the opportunity to address you again. As always my comments are personal observations, although in broad terms at least I believe they are consistent with the Association’s view on the matters discussed. In this address I would like to ...More >>

Fellow workers perform CPR on work mate

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:51 +1200 | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Today the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Waihi Beach where a 59 year old Te Puke had been working on a building site when he suffered a serious cardiac event. The man work mates carried out CPR on the man until emergency ...More >>

Predictive Risk Observational Study

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:31:23 +1200 | Social Services Providers Aotearoa

Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA) is concerned about the potential for a proposed study on new born children to go awry unless the paramountcy principle of commitment to the Care and Protection of Children is upheld. This commitment means that the ...More >>

New premises for Auckland addiction service

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:34:48 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened the new premises for Auckland’s Odyssey House alcohol and drug treatment service. “Addiction issues affect not only the individual but also their family and friends. Providing quality and timely ...More >>

Patients to receive text reminders

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:42:59 +1200 | West Coast District Health

Patients to receive text reminders The West Coast District Health Board will send out reminder texts to patients with specialist appointments from next week. Where the DHB has not received confirmation from a patient that they will attend an appointment ...More >>

CloudM welcomes Apple Watch going on sale in New Zealand

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:38:55 +1200 | CloudM

New Zealand’s leading health and safety app Blerter is now available on Apple’s revolutionary wearable the Apple Watch, officially on sale in New Zealand for the first time.More >>

“New Era” In Supporting Cancer Affected People.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:26:52 +1200 | The Marketing Bureau

One of the most complex diseases known to man is Cancer. Diagnoses, types, management & treatment can both work or fail and the patient journey can be difficult at best and a painful, stressful nightmare at worst. More >>

Southern DHB Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 1-7 August

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:45:38 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

It’s World Breastfeeding Week next week and the theme this year is “ Breastfeeding and Work: Making it work.” More >>

Novotel Gets Queenstown Frozen and raises over $30,000

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:19:05 +1200 | Accor Hotels and Resorts

Novotel Gets Queenstown Frozen and raises over $30,000 for Cure Kids and Queenstown Primary School Novotel Queenstown Lakeside held their eighth annual Cure Kids Fundraiser on Friday 24 July 2015, raising over $28,000 for Cure Kids and $5,000 for Queenstown ...More >>

Pertussis reports from Central Otago

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:17:28 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

Pertussis reports from Central Otago This week, Public Health South has been notified of at least five cases of people with pertussis in Wanaka and Hawea. There are also two confirmed cases in the Taieri area outside of Dunedin. Public Health South is ...More >>

Hung over Kiwis still show up for work

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:04:17 +1200 | Southern Cross

New Zealanders are more likely to show up for work hung over than take a day off to nurse their sore heads. More >>

Otago/Southland residents most generous regions

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:10:30 +1200 | Impact PR

Otago and Southland residents have proved they are an encouraging and compassionate bunch by donating nearly $22,000 to back their buddies taking on the Dry July Challenge – a popular nationwide fundraiser where participants take a break from the booze ...More >>

“It's time for action – Hepatitis C can be eliminated”

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:04:11 +1200 | Senate SHJ

Yesterday, on World Hepatitis Day, a broad range of clinicians, nurses, healthcare workers, service providers, and patient advocacy groups agreed on a Consensus Statement which includes targets to reduce the impact of Hepatitis C in New Zealand.More >>

Adult Vaccinations: WHO Cares…. does New Zealand?

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:00:58 +1200 | Medicines New Zealand

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), vaccination is one of the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions known. More >>

Alzheimers Auckland helps those supporting people

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:39:35 +1200 | Intelligent Ink

For anyone working with or supporting people with dementia, Alzheimers Auckland’s third annual Symposium, Remember Me , sponsored by HHL Group, is an event not to be missed. Held on Sunday 30 August from 1pm until 5pm at Diocesan School for Girls ...More >>

Waikato Hospital Dependent on Foreign Qualified Doctors

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:06:26 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Close to half the doctors employed by Waikato District Health Board are overseas trained, says New Zealand First. “In the mental health department, in which an alleged fraudulent psychiatrist was working, there are two overseas qualified doctors ...More >>


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