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The “internet of care” - a surgeon’s perspective

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:15:19 +1300 | Head and Neck Network

All doctors (including surgeons) are encouraged to practice ‘patient centred care’. There are varying interpretations of this but an accepted view is that it requires good communication, partnership with patients and their families as well as health ...More >>

Canterbury part of NZ’s first kidney exchange

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:43:54 +1300 | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury part of NZ’s first kidney exchange The Canterbury DHB has played a key role in New Zealand’s first three way kidney transplant exchange this month. Dr Nick Cross, Clinical Director National Renal Transplant Service and Christchurch ...More >>

Minister welcomes NZ’s first three way kidney exchange

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:37:50 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister welcomes NZ’s first three way kidney exchange Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a three way kidney transplant exchange has been carried out in New Zealand for the first time. “Organ transplantation is a life-saving treatment and for people ...More >>

Green light for new Akaroa health facility

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:13:54 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

The Akaroa community and Canterbury DHB’s commitment to a 12 bed facility for Akaroa has been confirmed. The board has approved a Heads of Agreement between Canterbury DHB, the Akaroa Community Trust and Akaroa Health Hub Limited. The board also noted ...More >>

RHĀNZ welcomes proposed rurally-focussed medical school

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:41:37 +1300 | Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand

The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHĀNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand. More >>

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:19:46 +1300 | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. More >>

Services at Whangarei Hospital Fully Operational

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:23:13 +1300 | Northland District Health Board

Over the two day strike action at Whangarei Hospital 21 operations were delayed and approximately 99 adult and 22 Paediatric outpatients’ appointments were rescheduled. More >>

Commitment to renewable energy earns CDHB accolade

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:03:03 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

The Canterbury DHB has today (Wednesday 19, October) been awarded an Energy-Mark Bronze Award in an official ceremony for its commitment to energy management, by New Zealand’s leading environmental certification authority, Enviro-Mark Solutions.More >>

DHB staff challenged to come up with innovative ideas

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:48:22 +1300 | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB is challenging its staff once again to come up with innovative ideas to improve services to the community. More >>

Any Hospital Issues Sit With Govt During Strike

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:35:25 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The government must take responsibility for hospital problems around the country resulting from the 48 hour junior doctors strike, says New Zealand First. More >>

Junior Doctor’s strike update from Southern DHB

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:45:48 +1300 | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB’s contingency planning in preparation for today’s strike by Resident Medical Officers (RMO) has so far been effective, says Chris Fleming Southern DHB Interim Chief Executive Officer.More >>

Resident Doctors Use Strike To Help Communities

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:48:00 +1300 | NZRDA

Resident doctors are looking for the best possible outcome to their strike, hoping not only for safer hours, but to use their time to help and teach people. More >>

A third medical school proposed for New Zealand

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 17:26:35 +1300 | University of Waikato

A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. More >>

People asked to remember that ED is for emergencies

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:32:28 +1300 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast DHB is reminding the public that the Wellington Regional Hospital Emergency Department (ED) is for emergencies only, and that anyone with non-urgent injuries or illnesses should see their GP in the first instance.More >>

NZRDA Strike Action Update

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:00:18 +1300 | Northland District Health Board

Unfortunately, we need to reschedule some non-urgent surgery and appointments over the next two days (7am Tuesday 18 October through to Thursday 7am 20 October) due to strike action. More >>

New Express service great news for Hawke’s Bay Hospital

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:59:17 +1300 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

A fast new 40-minute express commuter bus service is great news for Hawke’s Bay Hospital staff and visitors. More >>

Canterbury DHB prepared for next week’s planned RDA strike

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:33:30 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

Members of the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (RDA) will go on strike from 7am on 18 October until 7am on 20 October. More >>

E tū urges DHB’s to abandon Compass national food contract

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:14:26 +1300 | E Tu

E tū is urging DHBs to abandon the Compass national food contract and bring hospital food back in-house. E tū’s Industry Coordinator, Public and Commercial, Jill Ovens says the contract, first introduced in 2014, has failed to deliver the big savings ...More >>

New operating room training to improve teamwork

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:56:54 +1300 | University of Auckland

A realistic pilot training simulation for operating room staff designed to test and improve teamwork skills, has found many positive improvements result from the new communication training.More >>

Community they can still access care during strike

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:05:31 +1300 | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki District Health Board is reassuring the public that they will still be able to access healthcare during the planned resident doctors strikes. More >>


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