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Extra $9.7m for West Coast redevelopment

Fri, 27 May 2016 12:16:32 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the Government has approved an extra $9.7 million in funding to ensure the new Grey Base Hospital is a high quality facility with construction starting next week.More >>

Immunisation rates well covered for Canterbury

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:19:18 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Protecting our vulnerable children from diseases is high on the radar for Cantabrians, according to the latest National Health Target results. More >>

Burwood public open day

Tue, 24 May 2016 11:28:29 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

May 24, 2016 Burwood public open day: Sunday May 29, from 10am to 2pm After extensive consumer consultation, planning, designing and construction, the Burwood Hospital’s new 230-bed facilities for specialist Older Persons’ Health is holding a public ...More >>

SBS Bank helps to keep families close

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:14:24 +1200 | SBS Bank

SBS Bank helps to keep families close at the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Southland Hospital More >>

Progress maintained on national health targets

Tue, 24 May 2016 09:49:05 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Progress maintained on national health targets Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health targets continue to drive performance across the health system, with the gains made in the previous quarter largely maintained.More >>

Senior Doctors Urge Govt to Properly Fund Public Health

Tue, 24 May 2016 09:15:22 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“The Government has an opportunity this week to fix the longstanding problems which are preventing thousands of New Zealanders each year from getting the health care their doctors know they need,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association ...More >>

Orion Health Announces FY2016 Annual Results

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:33:17 +1200 | Orion Health

Auckland, New Zealand - Orion Health Group Limited (OHE:NZX/ASX) today announced its full year results for the year ended 31 March 2016, achieving revenue growth of 26% to report operating revenue of $207m, up from $164m the previous year. More >>

Good hand hygiene no laughing matter

Mon, 23 May 2016 11:12:47 +1200 | Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board is working with the Clown Doctors to emphasise the importance of having clean hands to patients and staff. More >>

Alan Edwards retiring Chief Executive of Metlifecare

Fri, 20 May 2016 15:36:05 +1200 | Liam Butler

What are some of the trends and challenges you identify for our aged care and retirement sector? More >>

New public processes for Southern DHB Commissioner team

Fri, 20 May 2016 10:51:18 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

The Southern DHB Commissioner team has introduced a series of public consultation forums as it prepares for an additional three years in its governance role. More >>

Hawke’s Bay Hospital at capacity

Thu, 19 May 2016 15:13:34 +1200 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

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. Chief Medical Officer, John Gommans said the hospital had been ...More >>

A Bit Early to Break Out the Champagne, Minister

Thu, 19 May 2016 12:52:09 +1200 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“It’s always good to have more doctors and nurses working in our public hospitals but the picture isn’t as rosy as the Government is suggesting,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).More >>


Thu, 19 May 2016 10:29:20 +1200 | NRMPI

NRMP International joins a global community committed to high-quality physician education, physician training, and patient safety and care. More >>

Secure Shared Patient Record System on the way at SDHB

Wed, 18 May 2016 16:00:23 +1200 | Southern District Health Board

The Southern District Health Board will soon be introducing HealthOne, a shared patient record system that allows clinicians role-appropriate access to patient information at the point of care. The system has already been successfully implemented in Canterbury, ...More >>

Over 320 doctors & nurses in Tairawhiti

Wed, 18 May 2016 13:11:55 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are taking care of patients in Tairawhiti. “Our dedicated health workforce is making a difference to the lives of patients in Tairawhiti. More doctors and nurses means faster treatment ...More >>

Over 570 doctors & nurses at Lakes DHB

Wed, 18 May 2016 13:07:54 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are taking care of patients in Lakes DHB. More >>

Northland DHB supports march against family violence

Mon, 16 May 2016 17:17:25 +1200 | Northland DHB

Northland DHB is backing a march against violence being held in Whangarei on Sunday 22 May – part of a nationwide series of ‘March for Moko’ events prompted by the death of three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri.More >>

New research shows how hospitals can improve outcomes

Mon, 16 May 2016 13:34:17 +1200 | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

An article published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of Australia provides, for the first time, strong evidence that improvements in admission processes through hospital emergency departments (EDs) leads to a decrease in patient deaths, according ...More >>

Shifting the focus from illness to wellness

Mon, 16 May 2016 12:54:10 +1200 | Aurecon

Just imagine if our healthcare system followed ‘Doctor’s orders’ and took a ‘prevention is better than cure’ approach. Just imagine caring for people away from hospitals instead of in them. Just imagine a future health journey with the ...More >>

One in five get sick on holiday

Mon, 16 May 2016 12:52:13 +1200 | Southern Cross

Sickly sightseers, green globetrotters and tepid tourists – unfortunately, most of us have either been or seen these types of travellers struggling through a holiday. More >>


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