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Summerset to grapple with ripple effect from caregiver wage

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:59:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 27 (BusinessDesk) - Summerset Group's board came under pressure regarding its plans for wage-earners who won't benefit from a recent government-funded lift in caregiver wages at its annual meeting in Wellington, but said it plans to be proactive.More >>

CDHB Committees Heading for Cheviot

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:21:43 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Two of Canterbury DHB’s advisory committees will be hitting the road and heading for Cheviot on Thursday 4 May. The Community and Public Health Advisory Committee and the Disability Support Advisory Committee have teamed up for a joint meeting ...More >>

Govt throws another $18 million at Chch hospital

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:41:25 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 26 (BusinessDesk) - Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has signed off on spending an extra $18 million for the Christchurch hospital acute services building, which is dealing with a nationwide issue of rising construction costs. More >>

$18m more for Christchurch’s Acute Services Building

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:54:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an additional $18 million has been approved for the Christchurch Hospital Acute Services Building. More >>

Fluoridation: NZ’s go to local government obsession

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:52:48 +1200 | Making Sense of Fluoride

When University of Waikato student Luke Oldfield turned on the news in 2013 to discover Hamilton city council (HCC) was ending community water fluoridation, he was baffled by the decision. The moment not only led Oldfield to examine the global anti-fluoride ...More >>

$9.9m Outpatient clinic for Waitemata opens

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:56:01 +1200 | New Zealand Government

$9.9m Outpatient clinic for Waitemata opens Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today opened Waitemata DHB’s new $9.9 million outpatient clinic at North Shore Hospital. “The new fit-for-purpose $9.9 million outpatient facility at North Shore ...More >>

Aged Care Provider Enliven Says Pay Equity a Game Changer

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 17:21:00 +1200 | Enliven

Aged-care service provider, Enliven, is welcoming the recently announced pay increase for care and support workers. Part of the not-for-profit organisation Presbyterian Support, Enliven provides a wide range of aged-care services across New Zealand.More >>

New space for kids at ED

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:48:50 +1200 | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Children at Wellington’s emergency department now have their own waiting space away from the hustle and bustle. More >>

Eastern Bay of Plenty State of Emergency Health information

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:00:03 +1200 | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

The following information from the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) relates to health service access in the Eastern Bay of Plenty over the Easter period. More >>

Waikato councils back medical school proposal

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:29:24 +1200 | Waikato Mayoral Forum

The joint proposal from the University of Waikato and the Waikato District Health Board to establish a medical school in the region, was discussed at a meeting of the Mayoral Forum in Hamilton yesterday (Monday 10 April).More >>

Key city agencies to address hospital parking issues

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 08:56:27 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Canterbury DHB chief executive David Meates, Christchurch City Council chief executive Karleen Edwards, and Otakaro Limited chief executive Albert Brantley met last Friday (7 April) to urgently address the lack of car parking around Christchurch Hospital.More >>

Interim Health Centre and Pharmacy for Edgecumbe

Sun, 9 Apr 2017 14:51:25 +1200 | Joint Press Release

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE BAY OF PLENTY DISTRICT HEALTH BOARD, EASTERN BAY PRIMARY HEALTH ALLIANCE, RIVERSLEA MEDICAL CENTRE AND EDGECUMBE PHARMACY Interim Health Centre and Pharmacy for Edgecumbe residents to Open in Te Teko Thanks to He Tohunga Ora ...More >>

Clinical Leadership & Medical Workforce in DHBs

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 13:23:29 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

ADDRESS TO THE MEDICAL STUDENTS ASSOCIATION CLINICAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, CHRISTCHURCH, 8 APRIL 2017 More >>

Coleman – ‘overwhelmed by disinterest’ and ‘conked out’

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 13:14:13 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Coleman – ‘overwhelmed by disinterest’ and ‘conked out’ Today’s trenchant criticism of the Government’s health policy by Ian Powell the executive director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists must trigger action by the Minister, ...More >>

Up to four beds to close at acute mental health unit

Fri, 7 Apr 2017 09:13:05 +1200 | Public Service Association

Up to four beds at Wellington Hospital’s Te Whare o Matairangi mental health unit are to close because of a lack of staff, the Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi says. More >>

Treatment of typhoid patient

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 08:56:26 +1200 | Auckland District Health Board

Treatment of typhoid patient Auckland DHB Chief Medical Officer Dr Margaret Wilsher says she has reviewed the treatment provided to a female patient who died of typhoid last week in Auckland City Hospital. “I’m saddened for this family’s loss and ...More >>

Vital Healthcare extends buying spree

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 13:45:17 +1200 | BusinessDesk

April 5 (BusinessDesk) - Vital Healthcare Property Trust has acquired an aged-care facility and a hospital in Australia for A$27.6 million, extending the buying spree it embarked on since raising $160 million in a rights offer last July.More >>

Vital announces two acquisitions & settles Ormiston

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 11:06:11 +1200 | Vital Healthcare Property Trust

Vital Healthcare Property Trust (Vital) today announced two separate acquisitions in Australia for a combined value of A$27.6m. The weighted average yield is approximately 7.2% and directly supports Vital’s scale and diversification strategy. Vital also ...More >>

Confirmed cases of typhoid now stands at 15

Tue, 4 Apr 2017 11:48:47 +1200 | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The number of people with confirmed cases of typhoid acquired in Auckland in connection with the current outbreak now stands at 15. More >>

Hospital desperately needs crutches returned

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 13:42:23 +1200 | Wairarapa District Health Board

Wairarapa Hospital is holding a crutches amnesty in the hope of tracking down any crutches that people may have finished with but not returned. More >>

 

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