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Unexplained death in Okahu Bay - Auckland

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:24:22 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 10:30 this morning 23 July 2016, Police were called to an area of dense bush at Orakei Reserve, Okahu Bay, Auckland. More >>

Nurturing a homegrown nursing workforce

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:23:56 +1200 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new initiative to be piloted by Capital & Coast DHB will see nursing students benefit from a more comprehensive and collaborative learning experience, and become better prepared for their entry into the health care workforce.More >>

Nominations for District Health Board Elected Members Open

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:15:56 +1200 | Ministry of Health

Nominations for the seven elected members on New Zealand's District Health Boards (DHBs) are now open. More >>

Stomach bug widespread in community

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:04:16 +1200 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

More people presenting to Hawke’s Bay Hospital in the past 24 hours with a stomach bug has seen the hospital close its Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) to act as an isolation unit for people with the bug.More >>

New endoscopy tower improves view

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:28:29 +1200 | West Coast DHB

A new endoscopy tower at the Grey Base Hospital means surgeons can see more clearly when they need to carry out gastroscopies and colonoscopies. More >>

Keep health care services at PMH

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:37:11 +1200 | Save PMH

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Site blessing, ground breaking for Outpatients Building

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:40:58 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board Chair, Murray Cleverley, and the Christchurch Hospital chaplains led a site blessing and ground breaking ceremony this morning, (Monday, 18 July) on the site of the new Christchurch Outpatients building.More >>

Infant flown to hospital

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 18:42:17 +1200 | TrustPower TECT Rescue Helicopter

Tonight the Trustpower TECT Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to Matakana Is where an 18 month old girl was having breathing difficulties as a result of a medical condition. More >>

Emergency services respond to two Upper Hutt crashes

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:10:37 +1200 | New Zealand Police

The first, involving two cars, took place near the Whakatiki Street turnoff on State Highway 2. More >>

Papers describe litany of incredulity

Fri, 15 Jul 2016 10:14:43 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Annette King MP for Rongotai Health Spokesperson 15 July 2016 Papers describe litany of incredulity Treasury documents which slate the Government’s plans for a national bowel screening programme confirm the proposal was nothing more than a political ...More >>

NZ health IT company helping Queenslanders

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 13:44:08 +1200 | Make Lemonade

NZ health IT company helping Queenslanders with chronic diseases July 14, 2016 A New Zealand health IT company has teamed up with Queensland health authorities to begin a $NZ28.1 million project, funded by the Queensland state government, to wage ...More >>

We need to change the way we teach doctors

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 11:04:16 +1200 | University of Waikato

Professor of population health at the University of Waikato, Professor Ross Lawrenson, says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs, and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors.More >>

ACC invests $30m to reduce falls and fractures

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 09:33:51 +1200 | New Zealand Government

An investment of $30.5 million over four years by ACC, to support new and existing initiatives aimed at preventing falls and resulting injuries, has been welcomed by ACC Minister Nikki Kaye and Minister for Seniors Maggie Barry.More >>

Better heart disease care needed

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:40:56 +1200 | University of Auckland

Better access to all aspects of healthcare is needed to improve the much higher rate of death from heart disease for Māori and Pacific people, according to a new study from the University of Auckland.More >>

Strategic Services Plan for Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:12:22 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group has released the Strategic Services Plan, which is the first formal document completed as part of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

RACS launches mandatory training on discrimination

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:14:08 +1200 | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Monday 11 July 2016 The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) has launched new, online training on discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment. More >>

Otago global health researchers to tackle fevers in Asia

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:12:37 +1200 | University of Otago

Otago global health researchers to tackle fevers in Asia A coalition of experts on tropical infectious diseases led by the University of Otago’s Professor John Crump, Co-Director of the Centre for International Health, has secured around NZD ...More >>

Fatal crash near Taupo

Sat, 9 Jul 2016 18:53:06 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Emergency services were notified about 10.50pm that a vehicle had rolled on Tirohanga Road. More >>

WDHB pharmacist nationally recognised for patient safety

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 16:43:12 +1200 | Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) Pharmacy Operations Manager David Ryan has been named a finalist in the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards for introducing electronic prescribing (eprescribing) across North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.More >>

MDR-TB treatment regimen: Short indeed is beautiful

Fri, 8 Jul 2016 15:22:21 +1200 | Shobha Shukla

MDR-TB treatment regimen: Short indeed is beautiful Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS Photograph is online at: WHO recently announced new recommendations to speed up diagnosis and improve treatment outcomes for multi ...More >>


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