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Science Deadline: Midwifery concerns, three-parent bub

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:01:52 +1300 | Science Media Centre

Top news from scimex.org the Science Media Centre's news-sharing platform. Mānuka honey a sweet solution for battling bacterial biofilms Endorsing science increases support for environmental policies Sorry Forbes, extinct NZ raven was one, not two ...More >>

Come dine with me: celebrities host Long Lunch for Hospice

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:31:45 +1300 | Totara Hospice

BIG-HEARTED celebrities are coming to the table to raise cash for New Zealand’s most under-funded specialist Hospice – with the countries top comedians, sport stars and chefs getting behind the cause. More >>

Major investment for cancer patients unveiled

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:24:37 +1300 | Canterbury District Health Board

A $4 million investment is on track to benefit cancer patients receiving radiation therapy at Christchurch Hospital. More >>

Shared health information for over 800,000 people

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:00:08 +1300 | South Island Alliance

Four out of five South Island district health boards (DHBs) are now securely sharing relevant, electronic, patient health information, which means better, safer and more coordinated care for over 800,000 people. More >>

Taking scary out of hospital for kids reaps reward

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:58:02 +1300 | Attitude Trust

Eilish Wilkes knows intimately what it feels like to have to go to hospital and how scary that can be for youngsters. More >>

Campylobacter Outbreak Cost estimates released

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:42:31 +1300 | Hawkes Bay District Health Board

At yesterday’s Board meeting (28 September), Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) chief executive Kevin Snee said the cost of the Havelock North Campylobacter outbreak was estimated to be around $380,000 to the organisation.More >>

Spring Clean For Starship

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:10:33 +1300 | Starship

Last week to bid on items in support of the national children’s hospital. More >>

Coleman’s cuts create crisis

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:57:40 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Mental health services in New Zealand are in a state of crisis with Youthline saying that calls for extreme depression doubled last year, says Labour’s Associate Health spokesperson Dr David Clark.More >>

Obstetricians and Gynaecologists join in building Respect

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:27:40 +1200 | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) have signed a Letter of Agreement in a show of collaboration toward building respect in the medical workplace ...More >>

Acute Mental Health System in Crisis

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:06:25 +1200 | People's Mental Health Review

This week the Acute Mental Health ward for Auckland’s North Shore, He Puna Waiora, has been forced to close eight beds, at a time when demand for mental health services is reaching record levels.More >>

Bed closures "the tip of the iceberg" in mental health

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:50:37 +1200 | Public Service Association

The closure of eight beds at He Puna Waiora acute mental health unit on Auckland’s North Shore is just the tip of the iceberg, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says.More >>

Dirty Politics in CCDHB Elections

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:19:31 +1200 | Dr. Stan Litras

DHB candidates are concerned electoral laws are being breached by a government funded pro-fluoridation pressure group.More >>

First NZ Respect agreement with College of Surgeons

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:05:16 +1200 | Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and the University of Otago Medical School have signed a landmark Letter of Agreement, aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery and strengthening the education of medical students.More >>

Man seriously injured in Bonito Place, Bayview

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:45:56 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police were advised just after 3.30pm that the man was trapped between a van and the deck of a house. More >>

HBDHB Media Release - re new GBS patient in Wellington

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:19:16 +1200 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s (HBDHB) Public Health Team has been advised by Capital and Coast District Health Board that there is a patient in Wellington Hospital diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS). More >>

How do Capital and Coast Candidates measure up?

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:54:31 +1200 | Public Health Association

A scorecard rating the Capital and Coast DHB candidates was released this evening by the Wellington Branch of the Public Health Association. Voting is now open in the local body elections, allowing residents to vote for elected DHB representatives ...More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:59:07 +1200 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity Hawke’s Bay Hospital is at capacity, and unless it’s an emergency, people are urged to seek medical care from their family doctor, medical centre, pharmacy or to call Healthline. Acting Chief Medical and Dental Officer, ...More >>

100 Tonnes in One Month - Record Laundry Load

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:49:56 +1200 | Northland District Health Board

Photo – Mike Botur: Pictured left to right are Commercial Services Manager Deb Borovich with laundry staff Kasey Hoeta, Lorraine Howson and Shane Trow More >>

Minister opens Kauri Healthcare Medical Centre

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:26:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has officially opened the new $10 million integrated family healthcare centre in Palmerston North. More >>

Movement to next stage of Dunedin Hospital redevelopment

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:43:11 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

The Southern Partnership Group has welcomed the approval from the Ministers of Health and Finance to progress to the next stage of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital. More >>

 

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