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David Matthews on the 2018 Disability Survey

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:28:05 +1300 | Liam Butler

David Matthews Chief Executive CCS Disability Action gives his opinion to Liam Butler regarding the cancellation of the 2018 Disability Survey. More >>

More treatments funded for respiratory disease

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:12:27 +1300 | PHARMAC

PHARMAC is funding six new medicines that will improve treatment options for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). More >>

Christchurch Hospital’s Main Entrance Reopened

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 13:57:09 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

Christchurch Hospital’s Main Entrance Reopened with a Temporary Container Entrance Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance is now open with entry via a temporary shipping container ‘tunnel’ to allow people to safely enter the main entrance to Christchurch ...More >>

Patients and families to share experiences of DHB care

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:41:46 +1300 | Southern District Health Board

Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) is inviting patients and their families to share their experiences and by doing so, help us continue to improve our services. More >>

Wellington Medical Researchers Invited to Apply for Grants

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:57:15 +1300 | Wellington Medical Research Foundation

WELLINGTON MEDICAL RESEARCHERS INVITED TO APPLY FOR RESEARCH & TRAVEL GRANTS The Wellington Medical Research Foundation invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for the Foundation’s ...More >>

West Coast Hospital Not a Government Priority

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:24:25 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

West Coasters’ lives are at risk in Grey Base Hospital, which is unsafe, yet the government continues to drag the chain on its redevelopment, says New Zealand First. More >>

Hospital’s main entrance and drop-off zone closed

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 16:58:15 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

February 5, 2016 Christchurch Hospital’s main entrance and drop-off zone closed until further notice More >>

Southern’s Appalling Meals a Warning for All DHBS

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 10:35:53 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Southern District Health Board’s failed outsourcing of kitchen services should be a warning for other DHBs around the country not to follow suit, says New Zealand First.More >>

One Stop Guide to Best Practice

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:39:34 +1300 | Council Of Medical Colleges

The Council of Medical Colleges (CMC) today launched A Best Practice Guide for continuous practice improvement for doctors. More >>

Decision to delay Grey Hospital rebuild questioned

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:14:40 +1300 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

West Coast senior doctors want to know why the Grey Hospital rebuild is being delayed because of a relatively small budget over-run due to previously undetected earthquake vulnerability, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried ...More >>

Dramatic improvement in forest industry safety record

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 16:40:27 +1300 | Forest Industry Contractors Association

Following a spate of workplace deaths in 2013, New Zealand’s forestry industry has set a shining example in improved safety performance nationally over the past three years. Annual serious harm incident rates dropped in half over the past two ...More >>

Important Message About New Grey Base Hospital

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:44:05 +1300 | West Coast District Health

Statement from West Coast District Health Board Chief Executive David Meates: The Hospital Redevelopment Partnership Group has made a decision to delay the start of the Grey Hospital and Integrated Family Health Centre [IFHC] project. This delay ...More >>

Good Progress – But More Work to Do to Make Forestry Safe

Tue, 2 Feb 2016 09:33:11 +1300 | Forest Industry Safety Council

A reduction in deaths and serious injuries in forestry since 2013 is encouraging but there is more work to be done yet, the Forest Industry Safety Council (FISC) says.More >>

Dates Announced for the First Services to Move to Burwood

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 16:58:10 +1300 | Christchurch District Health Board

The first of Canterbury's new Christchurch-based hospital facilities will be open and in use in just over four months. More >>

New $72m Outpatients facility for Christchurch

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:17:45 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has given the green light to a new $72 million Outpatients facility to be built in Canterbury. More >>

Government Gives Green Light to Progress

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 12:04:10 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

Government Gives Green Light to Progress to the Developed Design Stage for New Christchurch Outpatients More >>

New operating theatre to increase elective capacity

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 12:20:03 +1300 | Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Public and private elective services consumers will benefit from a new operating theatre to be added to the Wairau Hospital Theatre Complex. More >>

First private Cardiac Diagnostic service in Taranaki

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:57:02 +1300 | Fast Pace Solutions

Fast Pace Solutions Ltd is the first and only private Cardiac Diagnostic service in Taranaki that has been set up by Taranaki Base Hospital's local qualified Cardiac Physiologist, Michael Maxim.More >>

Don’t make health workers pay price for ADHB funding crisis

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:35:52 +1300 | Public Service Association

Auckland District Health Board will not fix its underfunding crisis by cutting staff salaries, the Public Service Association says. The DHB’s chief executive officer Ailsa Claire says her organisation faces challenges as the gap between its funding ...More >>

Employment case makes case for clarification

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:19:37 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Employment case makes case for clarification around work definitions It’s time the Government ended the confusion around casual employment agreements, Labour’s Workplace Relations and Safety spokesperson Iain Lees-Galloway says. “Bay of Plenty ...More >>


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