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SBS Bank steps up (twice) to help meet growing demand

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:59:01 +1200 | Ronald McDonald House

SBS Bank steps up (twice) to help meet growing demand at both Ronald McDonald House South Island facilities More >>

Cancer Treatment a Failure under National

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:35:09 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

The government should be ashamed that the latest health targets reveal not a single District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has met the target to provide faster cancer treatment, New Zealand First says.More >>

More Kiwis getting First Specialist Assessments

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:12:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says around one in ten New Zealanders received a First Specialist Assessment (FSA) in 2015/16. “Increasing access to specialist care remains a priority for this Government. The answer to increased demand is to ...More >>

Leading Midwifery Expert to Address NZ Midwives

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:09:11 +1200 | New Zealand College of Midwives

Less than a fortnight after New Zealand midwives began mediation with the Ministry of Health to progress their struggle for gender pay equity, midwifery conference delegates will hear of a similar battle currently underway in Canada. More >>

Time has come for state apology on abuse

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:51:08 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour is today calling on the Government to issue an apology for historic abuse in state institutions. More >>

New Kiwi Nappy Company ‘Getting in Behind’ Starship

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:51:46 +1200 | Starship Foundation

A new entrant into the nappy market, Rascal+Friends, has little Kiwis covered in more ways than one. More >>

Living Wage Employer Accreditation

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:49:43 +1200 | Hutt Valley Disabled Resources Trust

The Hutt Valley Disabled Resources Trust wishes to announce that it has formally been accredited as a Living Wage Employer 2016/17 by the Living Wage Movement Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Most patients are in & out of ED within 6 hours

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:33:53 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Most patients are in & out of ED within 6 hours Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new report confirms the vast majority of patients seen at an Emergency Department are in and out within six hours. “A high functioning ED is a sign of a healthy ...More >>

West Coast meets majority of health targets

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 12:02:46 +1200 | West Coast DHB

The West Coast District Health Board is ensuring shorter stays in the emergency department, is delivering more than expected volumes of elective surgery, and eligible people are getting assessed for cardiovascular risk as evidenced in the latest national ...More >>

Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita opens PMA conference

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:57:41 +1200 | Pasifika Medical Association

Partnerships will be celebrated this week with the 20th anniversary conference, marking a successful Pasifika Medical Association journey, from 1996 to 2016, which will be opened by Her Royal Highness Princess Salote Mafile’o Pilolevu Tuita of Tonga.More >>

Dunedin Hospital celebrates 150th Anniversary

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:59:12 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

Long-serving and retired employees will have a chance to share their fond memories and proudest work moments when the Southern District Health Board marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Dunedin Hospital on the Great King Street site ...More >>

Government responds on surgical mesh report

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:42:14 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government supports the recommendations of the Health Select Committee’s report into surgical mesh. “I have every sympathy for people who have experienced issues with surgical mesh products. I’d like to ...More >>

FAST stroke campaign making a difference

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:44:55 +1200 | New Zealand Government

FAST stroke campaign making a difference Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a national campaign highlighting the signs of a stroke and the need to act quickly is already making a difference. “Each year in New Zealand about 9,000 people have ...More >>

Southern DHB continues steady progress on Health Targets

Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:38:53 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

Southern DHB Chief Executive Carole Heatly says the latest results show the DHB is making consistent gains to achieve the Ministry of Health goals for health boards. More >>

Healthscope's NZ pathology business outperforms

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:39:05 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 23 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Healthscope's New Zealand pathology business continued to outperform the rest of the Australian private hospital and health service's units as its successful bid to service the Wellington region drove earnings. More >>

Latest health target results – Whanganui

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:09:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Latest health target results – Whanganui Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in Whanganui DHB. “The health targets are important ...More >>

Latest health target results – West Coast

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:08:14 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in West Coast DHB.More >>

Latest health target results – Waitemata

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:07:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Latest health target results – Waitemata Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in Waitemata DHB. “The health targets are important ...More >>

Latest health target results – Wairarapa

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:05:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Latest health target results – Wairarapa Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in Wairarapa DHB. “The health targets are important ...More >>

Latest health target results – Waikato

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:04:18 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Latest health target results – Waikato Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health targets results show the gains made in the previous quarter have again been largely maintained in Waikato DHB. “The health targets are important as they ...More >>

 

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