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Waikato Continues to Provide Good Maternity Services

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:02:14 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators yearly report released today by the Ministry of Health demonstrates that women in Waikato are receiving good maternity care and Waikato is doing well against the national average for all district health ...More >>

Southern DHB needs to hang onto Queenstown’s Hospital

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:08:41 +1300 | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

“It’s looking more and more as if the Southern DHB’s management is so obsessed with turning around its financial deficit that it’s prepared to throw everything overboard in a bid to stay afloat – even the lifeboats and the passengers,” says ...More >>

Wairarapa’s needs assessments a one stop shop

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:50:48 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today seen first-hand Wairarapa DHB’s innovative approach to streamlining the region’s needs assessments. “We want New Zealanders to live healthier lives away from hospitals,” says Dr Coleman.More >>

Kawerau: industrial incident

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:27:45 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police are in attendance at a Kawerau buisiness where an employee has suffered injuries whilst working with machinery. The injuries are not life threatening, however the employee has now been flown to Rotorua hospital.More >>

Parking changes take effect from Tuesday 28 October

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:47:42 +1300 | Canterbury DHB

From Tuesday after labour weekend (28 October) parking is changing at Christchurch Hospital. Canterbury District Health Board chief executive officer, David Meates says parking changes are necessary as site works for the hospital’s new Acute Services ...More >>

Board Confirms Maternity Units’ Closure

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:53 +1300 | Waikato DHB

Primary birthing facilities run by Waikato District Health Board (DHB) in Morrinsville and Te Awamutu will close in February next year, the board confirmed at its monthly meetingon Wednesday.More >>

2 injured in assault, Woodville

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:09:16 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At approximately 12:10pm on Thursday, October 23rd Police attended an assault in Ormond Street, Woodville. There had been a confrontation at the address between a male occupant and an associate.More >>

Despite Gains Against Tuberculosis, Better Research Funding

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:40:30 +1300 | UN News

Patients wait to take their daily tuberculosis treatment at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital in Bhutan. Photo: The Global Fund/John Rae More >>

Better emergency care at Wellington Hospital

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:05:41 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today visited Capital and Coast DHB which has made good progress on the government’s shorter stays in emergency department target. “Staff from across Capital and Coast DHB including clinicians and administrators ...More >>

Kerepēhi Police shooting release #3

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:11:37 +1300 | New Zealand Police

While investigations into the circumstances surrounding the Police's shooting of a gunman in Kerepēhi continue, the independent senior investigator overseeing the case say the public can play a part in establishing what happened.More >>

Taranaki DHB celebrates workplace wellness week

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:22:04 +1300 | Taranaki District Health Board

Taranaki DHB’s Workplace Wellness Committee is kicking off Workplace Wellness Week from Monday 20 – Friday 24 October and will promote healthy activity, healthy eating and a healthy body and mind.More >>

International Infection Prevention Week

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:47:29 +1300 | Health Quality and Safety Commission

International Infection Prevention Week, October 20-26, is a reminder that infection prevention and control is everyone’s business and responsibility – whether you are a patient, family member or health care professional, says the Health Quality ...More >>

Botox: It's not just for the Real Housewives

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:10:17 +1300 | Fab Group

More and more people are choosing to have cosmetic injections, and most of the time you wouldn’t know it. It is no longer stereotyped as a treatment of choice for the rich and famous, in fact Botox® is one of the most popular non-surgical rejuvenation ...More >>

Central African Republic: Militia’s Targeting of Hospitals

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:52:08 +1300 | UN News

Senior Humanitarian Coordinator for the Central African Republic (CAR), Claire Bourgeois (centre). Photo: OCHA/John James. More >>

Remarks on the U.S. Response to Ebola, Diplomatic Corps

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:53:23 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

Thank you, Nancy. Good morning, everybody. Thank you very much for being here, and thank you, Ambassador Powell, for all you’re doing to lead on this effort. More >>

Statement on Employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:51:08 +1300 | U.S. Department of State

As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s detailed contact trace investigation conducted in response to the first Ebola case in Dallas, it was discovered that an employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital had departed the United States ...More >>

Celebrating Special Care Babies at Lakes DHB

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:17:42 +1300 | Lakes District Health Board

Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) staff at Rotorua Hospital, are keen to celebrate premature babies and raise awareness of the challenges families face by recognising World Prematurity Day on Monday 17 November.More >>

Health of children the focus of MDHB Health Award winners

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:08:07 +1300 | MidCentral District Health Board

In a celebration of a decade of excellence, with a record 64 entries, the tenth MidCentral DHB Health Awards’ Supreme Award went to those helping our youngest and most vulnerable.More >>

West Coast gears up for Ebola

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:40:30 +1300 | West Coast District Health

The West Coast District Health Board is ensuring it is prepared for Ebola, in line with national and international preparations in case the disease reaches New Zealand. West Coast DHB hospital physician Dr Paul Holt and Community and Public Health Medical ...More >>

ESR Reports No Help to Gastro Bug Investigation

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:33:13 +1300 | Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand is not surprised the ESR reports released today into the recent outbreak of Yersinia pseudo tuberculosis do little to fur ther the discovery of the source of the illness.More >>


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