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DHB initiates legal proceedings regarding hospital plumbing

Thu, 5 May 2016 16:35:30 +1200 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Capital & Coast District Health Board (DHB) has initiated legal proceedings in the High Court in relation to the pinhole leaks discovered in the plumbing at Wellington Regional Hospital.More >>

Applications now open for oral health grants

Thu, 5 May 2016 16:06:10 +1200 | New Zealand Dental Association

The Wrigley Company Foundation and NZDA open 2016 Community Service Grants to help high risk groups access dental care Dental professionals across New Zealand are encouraged to apply for one of 12 Community Service Grants to provide support and access to ...More >>

HRC honours top University of Auckland researchers

Thu, 5 May 2016 15:40:33 +1200 | Health Research Council

New Zealand’s pre-eminent brain researcher and a talented up-in-coming eye researcher have received the first Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) awards for an outstanding contribution to health research excellence at the University of Auckland’s ...More >>

Relax and take an online tour of our maternity services

Thu, 5 May 2016 11:14:59 +1200 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

A new initiative means expectant parents can now relax at home while taking an online tour of Capital & Coast District Health Board’s birthing facilities. More >>

Meet New Zealand Women and Their Midwives in Video Vignettes

Wed, 4 May 2016 17:31:14 +1200 | New Zealand College of Midwives

Comments from New Zealand College of Midwives members who recently saw two new videos which are being released tomorrow to celebrate International Day of the Midwife. More >>

Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’

Wed, 4 May 2016 15:11:18 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB spreading the message to ‘See Your Hands’ for World Hand Hygiene Day Use Me Group Shot2Tomorrow, Southern DHB will be celebrating World Hand Hygiene Day (Thursday 5 May 2016). The theme this year is ‘See Your Hands - hand hygiene ...More >>

Commissioner commends RACS on Let’s Operate with Respect

Wed, 4 May 2016 13:56:39 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

Wednesday, 4 May 2016: EEO Commissioner, Dr Jackie Blue has commended The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for their continued focus on dealing with discrimination, bullying and harassment in surgical practices in Australasia.More >>

Protecting the Long-Term Health of Kiwi Women Seniors

Wed, 4 May 2016 10:30:05 +1200 | NZ Breast Cancer Foundation

Today in the Banquet Hall of Parliament Buildings, Wellington a group of breast cancer supporters, MPs, and VIP guests gathered at a special Pink Ribbon Breakfast event, where the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation (NZBCF) presented a petition to Government ...More >>

‘Horrific’ Compass Avoiding Tax, New Zealanders Suffer

Tue, 3 May 2016 15:24:27 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The catering company responsible for providing “horrific” hospital meals to Southern DHB has been undercutting New Zealand businesses by avoiding paying its fair share of tax, says New Zealand First.More >>

Confirmed case of measles in Northland

Tue, 3 May 2016 14:12:40 +1200 | Northland District Health Board

A case of Measles has been confirmed in the Kaeo area. The person had participated in the national Kapa Haka event at Claudelands Events Centre, in the Waikato on the 16 April 2016. More >>

“Grants4Apps® Accelerator” Program 2016

Tue, 3 May 2016 13:31:17 +1200 | Bayer NZ

Bayer New Zealand Ltd is inviting health technology start-up companies looking for support to bring their innovation to market to apply to the company’s “Grants4Apps® Accelerator” program.More >>

Asthma: We can beat it but not kill it

Tue, 3 May 2016 12:00:22 +1200 | Shobha Shukla

Asthma: We can beat it but not kill it Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service - CNS Image is online at: More >>

Real Meals Coalition challenges Compass to DHB Cook-off

Mon, 2 May 2016 17:28:24 +1200 | Real Meals Coalition

Commercial provider, Compass has a 15 year contract with Southern DHB to provide ready-made meals, which opponents have criticised as disgusting and inedible. More >>

Asthma - can we live with it?

Mon, 2 May 2016 15:43:22 +1200 | Citizen News Service

Asthma - can we live with it? Akanksha Sethi World Asthma Day is Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 More >>

The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer

Mon, 2 May 2016 13:13:15 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

The new Akaroa Integrated Health Facility is one step closer Canterbury DHB is pleased to announce it is tendering for the design of the new Integrated Health Facility in Akaroa, on the site of the former Akaroa Hospital. David Meates, Canterbury DHB ...More >>

Surgeons gather in Brisbane

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:55:01 +1200 | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Surgeons from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) will next week join their counterparts of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for a series of workshops, discussions, plenaries and masterclasses ...More >>

UN Security Council: Healthcare in Armed Conflict

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:50:06 +1200 | Permanent Mission of NZ to the UN

UN Security Council: Healthcare in Armed Conflict ________________________________________ On Tuesday 3 May at 10 am (New York time), the UN Security Council will vote on a draft resolution condemning attacks on medical personnel and hospitals. New Zealand ...More >>

Exercise has more impact on health than diet

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:47:54 +1200 | ANZCA

Exercise has more impact than dieting on people’s health. Even among people who are obese, those who exercise regularly have a lower death rate than both obese and slender people who do not exercise.More >>

Pain is the hidden side of the obesity epidemic

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:16:50 +1200 | ANZCA

People who are obese are more likely to suffer from chronic pain and need special help to manage it, an international speaker told a meeting of Australian and New Zealand pain specialists today.More >>

New technique revolutionises treatment for stroke

Mon, 2 May 2016 11:08:17 +1200 | ANZCA

A revolutionary treatment for stroke that involves removing the clot using a tiny device inserted into an artery results in more people able to go home independent, and has no higher rate of injury or death than conventional treatments. More >>


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