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Prisoner on the run after escaping custody at Hutt Hospital

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:13:34 +1200 | RNZ

A man is on the run after escaping custody while at Hutt Hospital this morning More >>

More quake-prone hospital buildings than a year ago

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 11:13:20 +1200 | RNZ

The number of hospital buildings that are earthquake-prone is rising as new assessments come in, reversing a downward trend. More >>

busy time for the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:22:06 +1200 | Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched on Friday 20 July to Mt Ruapehu to a male in his 50's who had fallen and suffered an injury to his back. More >>

Covert filming doctor name suppression appeal declined

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:05:36 +1200 | New Zealand High Court

The identity of a doctor who earlier this year pleaded guilty to eight charges of making an intimate visual recording can now be made public after the High Court upheld the District Court’s decision declining him name suppression.More >>

PSA supports striking ASMS members at ACC

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:21:39 +1200 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi supports the industrial action being taken by medical advisors at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).More >>

Brief phone outage to affect some West Coast DHB facilities

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:06:47 +1200 | Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards

There will be a short telephone outage at several West Coast District Health Board facilities overnight on Thursday 19 July. More >>

Easier Access to Health Care in the Hutt Valley

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:18:35 +1200 | Hutt Valley DHB

Thinking about what’s convenient for patients is behind a new initiative being introduced in two Hutt Valley general practices this month. More >>

More support needed for breastfeeding senior doctors

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:52:33 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Breastfeeding senior doctors returning to paid work in public hospitals after parental leave need suitable facilities and enough time to express milk or feed their babies, as well as supportive colleagues and managers, says Dr Charlotte Chambers, Principal ...More >>

Help and support during industrial action appreciated

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:47:33 +1200 | MidCentral District Health Board

MidCentral District Health Board Chief Executive Officer Kathryn Cook is grateful to everyone who provided support and assistance at DHB facilities during the NZNO nursing strike.More >>

Nurses’ commended for professionalism during strike

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:55:26 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“Nurses are to be commended for acting with great professionalism throughout their 24-hour strike,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).More >>

Nurses’ strike concludes

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:01:57 +1200 | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say they are returning to normal services following the 24-hour strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that ended at 7:00 this morning.More >>

HealthCare NZ a preferred provider for MidCentral DHB

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:35:58 +1200 | Healthcare NZ

HealthCare New Zealand is thrilled to have been selected as a preferred provider of integrated Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) by MidCentral District Health Board.More >>

Tauranga and Whakatane hospital staff praised

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:05:12 +1200 | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Staff at Tauranga and Whakatane hospitals have been praised for their response to the 24-hour NZNO strike which ended this morning. More >>

DHB – strike response update

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:03:09 +1200 | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say hospitals have managed a difficult situation well dealing with the impact of the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants which began at 7:00 am this morning and is due to finish at 7:00 am tomorrow (Friday ...More >>

DHB – strike response update

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 20:10:24 +1200 | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say hospitals have managed a difficult situation well dealing with the impact of the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants which began at 7:00 am this morning and is due to finish at 7:00 am tomorrow (Friday ...More >>

DHBs acknowledge staff and volunteers in strike response

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:19:46 +1200 | All District Health Boards

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the country’s hospitals are going to plan with staff, volunteers and NZNO members playing an important role in providing care for patients since NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants ...More >>

Update No1 - NZNO Strike Action

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:56:30 +1200 | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB hospitals report Emergency Departments and clinical teams are managing well during the NZNO members strike. More >>

DHBs strike contingency response going to plan

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 11:43:46 +1200 | District Health Boards

District Health Boards say contingency procedures at the country’s hospitals are going to plan for the strike by NZNO nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants that began at 7:00 am this morning.More >>

DHBs receive facilitator’s recommendation

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 22:30:34 +1200 | District Health Boards

District Health Boards have received the recommendation of the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) suggesting how to settle employment contract negotiations with NZNO. More >>

Nurse action catalyst for radical health system changes

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:11:54 +1200 | SEQURE Health

Tomorrow marks the first national industrial action taken by nurses in nearly 30 years, an act that every New Zealander must reckon with, says a medical expert. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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