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1. People's Review also highlights addiction issues

02 November 2016 9:39am | DAPAANZ

The Addiction Practitioners' Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (dapaanz) says a review of the public mental health system, which asks clinicians to be whistleblowers about systemic problems, also highlights issues faced by people with addiction who ..... More >>

2. Food Act and ECE - A Classic Failure of Risk Assessment

28 October 2016 11:21pm | Mike Bedford

I am a specialist in ECE wellbeing and design with over 30 years Public Health experience and 25 years ECE health and design experience. I'm currently undertaking a PhD with University of Otago Wellington Department of Public Health. I support comments by ..... More >>

3. People's Review also highlights addiction issues

02 November 2016 9:39am | DAPAANZ

The Addiction Practitioners' Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (dapaanz) says a review of the public mental health system, which asks clinicians to be whistleblowers about systemic problems, also highlights issues faced by people with addiction who ..... More >>

4. Food Act and ECE - A Classic Failure of Risk Assessment

28 October 2016 11:21pm | Mike Bedford

I am a specialist in ECE wellbeing and design with over 30 years Public Health experience and 25 years ECE health and design experience. I'm currently undertaking a PhD with University of Otago Wellington Department of Public Health. I support comments by ..... More >>

5. Too stretched to train more specialist nurses

01 November 2016 2:41pm | NZNO

Gaining more specialist nurses in public hospital eye clinics is crucial to clearing the backlog of southern patients waiting for appointments and to saving eyesight. Southern nurses are reporting they don't have the capacity to train new staff while ..... More >>

6. Chief to speak on healthcare management accountability

02 November 2016 10:12am | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board chief executive Dr Nigel Murray will give a free public seminar at the University of Waikato on 24 November sharing his experiences of 'Management accountability in healthcare'... More >>

7. Too stretched to train more specialist nurses

01 November 2016 2:41pm | NZNO

Gaining more specialist nurses in public hospital eye clinics is crucial to clearing the backlog of southern patients waiting for appointments and to saving eyesight. Southern nurses are reporting they don't have the capacity to train new staff while ..... More >>

8. DOC suspends use of Robinson helicopters

02 November 2016 12:59pm | Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation (DOC) has suspended the use of all Robinson helicopters to transport DOC staff, volunteers and contractors. .. More >>

9. Initiative to Combat NZ's Fastest-Growing Epidemic

01 November 2016 12:26pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand today marks the beginning of Diabetes Action Month by launching a comprehensive online support and self-management toolkit, to help address the nation's fastest-growing health crisis. Twelve hundred people in New Zealand[i], on average, ..... More >>

10. Hospital waiting time targets causing avoidable blindness

01 November 2016 1:22pm | RANZCO

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) has renewed calls for an urgent government review of waiting time targets that are putting people's vision at risk. The call comes ahead of the publication of the Health Quality and ..... More >>

11. Auckland Pacific health initiatives gain research funding

02 November 2016 10:48am | University of Auckland

A text message programme to motivate and support healthy behaviour change in Tongan people with pre-diabetes - to help prevent the onset of diabetes - is one of the Pacific Health research initiatives to be funded next year... More >>

12. Success of Southern DHB diabetes telemedicine clinic

01 November 2016 3:19pm | Southern District Health Board

1 November 2016 Success of Southern DHB diabetes telemedicine clinic featured at health informatics conference .. More >>

13. Machine Learning in Healthcare

05 October 2016 11:26am | Orion Health

Preparing healthcare workers for a tsunami of information Orion Health releases report: Introduction to Machine Learning in Healthcare Precision Driven Health initiative launched at University of Auckland .. More >>

14. Study to examine traditional Māori herbal medicines

31 October 2016 10:34am | Health Research Council

Plant and food biologist Dr Jonni Koia (Tainui, Ngati Whawhākia) is returning to New Zealand after many years across the ditch to investigate the potential of traditional Māori herbal medicines to help combat type-2 diabetes... More >>

15. UTI treatment now available direct from trained pharmacists

26 November 2012 9:56am | Pharmacybrands

In a New Zealand first, women will be able to receive best practice treatment for urinary tract infections (often referred to as UTI, bladder infection or cystitis) directly from trained pharmacists from today. The service is now available in a number ..... More >>

16. Need for urgent action to relieve pressures on ophthalmology

01 November 2016 11:20am | Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

"The unnecessary loss of eyesight by people waiting too long for appointments is a terrible reminder of what happens when a service is not adequately resourced," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ..... More >>

17. Know your limit and drive safe - Online calculator launched

22 December 2014 10:21am | Ora Safety

A free calculator to help people figure out whether they are under the new lower legal limit for drink driving was released yesterday by Ora Safety . .. More >>

18. New research shows gaps widening for Māori

27 October 2016 12:39pm | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Wai-Research today launches two important publications that look into Māori child wellbeing and the widening gaps in Māori Mental Health, as well as announcing Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie as Pou (Patron) of the research unit. .. More >>

19. Profiting from the harm caused by alcohol

30 October 2016 8:31pm | Massey University

New research from the International Alcohol Control study, coordinated by Massey University, demonstrates the extent to which the alcohol industry relies on harmful use of alcohol to make money. .. More >>

20. Pacific sports stars' mental health focus of new study

31 October 2016 10:31am | Health Research Council

New research will examine the factors affecting the mental health and wellbeing of young Pacific male elite athletes. Mental wellbeing in sports is growing in importance, as are the numbers of young Pacific men pursuing careers in professional sports. ..... More >>

21. Remember food safety at home during the warmer weather

02 November 2016 10:34am | Ministry For Primary Industries

With summer fast approaching and warmer weather already here, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) recommends a few simple steps to reduce our chances of getting sick from food prepared at home... More >>

22. New $1-a-Day Dental Care Plan Unique to New Zealand

16 October 2014 10:16am | DentalCare West

Regular dental care is about to get a lot more affordable, thanks to a new one-of-a-kind payment plan launching in Auckland this November. For many Aucklanders, the rising cost of living means regular dental care is a low priority... More >>

23. New Pacific provider opens in Christchurch

03 October 2016 10:20am | Pasifika Medical Association

The provider is a newly registered entity which has been established to ensure that services, jobs and most importantly Pacific families are supported following the closing of Pacific Trust Canterbury... More >>

24. DHBs make formal offer of settlement to Senior Doctors

31 October 2016 5:34pm | DHB Shared Services

District Health Boards have formally offered senior doctors a $180 million package to settle their current pay claim. .. More >>

25. Action plan to improve Pacific health and wellbeing

26 October 2016 12:28pm | Capital and Coast District Health Board

Pacific peoples living throughout Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti will be better supported to live healthier and more independent lives through Capital & Coast DHB's (CCDHB) new Pacific action plan - 'Toe timata le upega'... More >>

26. Recommendations for methamphetamine contamination clean-up

26 October 2016 2:33pm | Ministry of Health

A Ministry of Health funded report provides key recommendations for the country's first national standard for methamphetamine contamination. .. More >>

27. Canterbury engineer honoured for medical tech innovations

28 October 2016 9:49am | Health Research Council

Christchurch-based engineer Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to medical technology, particularly in the areas of diabetes, cardiovascular and lung dysfunction and care... More >>

28. A flying start to Patient Safety Week

02 November 2016 11:43am | Canterbury District Health Board

This week is New Zealand's national "Let's Talk" Patient Safety Week, coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. .. More >>

29. Beautiful Lengths Calls On Kiwis to Donate Hair

05 November 2013 9:47am | Impact PR

Leading hair care brand Pantene has today announced the launch of this year's Beautiful Lengths National Donate Your Hair Week - an initiative that supports New Zealand women living with cancer... More >>

30. New Zealand to make nicotine e-cigarettes legal

02 August 2016 2:56pm | End Smoking NZ

End Smoking NZ applauds the Government on its decision to make nicotine for vaping (using electronic cigarettes) legally available in New Zealand. The Government has agreed in principle that nicotine for e-cigarettes should be legally available for ..... More >>

31. AIA launches free digital school kids activity challenge

19 August 2016 11:48am | AIA NZ

The AIA Healthy Kids Challenge uses leading NZ athletes to inspire, motivate and educate primary school children and their parents to lead healthier lives. International Rugby winger Cory Jane is getting behind the Challenge. Launched by AIA Insurance ..... More >>

32. People's review of the public mental health system launches

05 September 2016 11:00am | ActionStation

Today marks the start of an innovative and powerful project aimed at improving New Zealand's public mental health system by letting those within the system share their stories online... More >>

33. Low nicotine cigarettes could help achieve Smokefree goal

25 October 2016 3:20pm | University of Auckland

Low nicotine cigarettes could help achieve Smokefree goal Media Release - University of Auckland - 25 October 2016 Nicotine reduction, such as very low nicotine cigarettes, has huge benefits and few potential harms, according to a new study from the University ..... More >>

34. Nutrition Experts Urge Us to Protect Teen Bones for Life

31 October 2016 4:02pm | Fonterra

Give your teenage girls 2-3 serves of dairy a day to ensure they have strong healthy bones for life. That's the message from nutrition experts who are concerned for the wellbeing of our teenage girls. .. More >>

35. New birth control pill to launch in NZ

18 April 2005 9:29am | Schering NZ Ltd

New Zealand women will soon have access to one of the world's most popular brands of birth control pill... More >>

36. Postnatal Depression Awareness Week 13-19 November

14 November 2011 10:17am | Perinatal Mental Health Trust

This week is Postnatal Depression (PND) Awareness Week (13-19 Nov). Postnatal depression, which might be more accurately described as perinatal distress, affects around 1 in 5 mothers and around 1 in 6 dads... More >>

37. Frances Benge appointed Chief Executive of Cure Kids

11 November 2015 5:27pm | Cure Kids

Frances Benge is returning to New Zealand from Hong Kong to take up the role of CEO at Cure Kids on 1 December 2015. .. More >>

38. Cholesterol testing introduced to Unichem, Life Pharmacies

31 March 2016 12:22pm | Green Cross Health

New Zealand - Thursday 31 March - Green Cross Health, the company behind New Zealand's largest network of pharmacies, is urging people to take better care of their hearts as World Health Day approaches. .. More >>

39. GP Practices in Taupo and Turangi now fully recruited

07 September 2016 10:00am | Pinnacle

John Macaskill-Smith, CEO of Pinnacle Midlands Health Network is pleased to advise that GP vacancies in Taupo and Turangi are now fully recruited and people should contact their practice first if they need clinical advice or care. Recognising the ..... More >>

40. Research from the Healthier Lives Challenge

17 October 2016 5:28pm | Healthier Lives National Science Challenge

Early stage research projects, such as using New Zealand's huge resource of health data to find out the impact of Canterbury earthquake damage on hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease, will be presented at a National Science Challenge symposium ..... More >>

41. Perinatal Depression And Anxiety Awareness Week

25 October 2016 11:31am | Mothers Helpers

Charity organisation Mothers Helpers is using Perinatal Depression and Anxiety (PNDA) Awareness Week (31 Oct. - 6 Nov.) to start a conversation with mums about their mental health... More >>

42. District Health Board Responds to 1080 Poison Concerns

28 October 2016 2:39pm | The Graf Boys

Rural families all across New Zealand are being exposed to 1080 poison, and increased risks of bacteria from decomposing animal carcasses, in their drinking water. In August, two councillors from Waikato Regional Council presented concerns to the Waikato ..... More >>

43. Level crossing and pedestrian safety

31 October 2016 11:57am | Living Streets Aotearoa

Welcome addition to the list of high-priority issues by New Zealand's transport safety watchdog the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC )... More >>

44. Kiwis encouraged to Switch to Water to save their smiles

31 October 2016 12:22pm | New Zealand Dental Association

New Zealanders are being challenged to ditch the sugary drinks and Switch to Water for the month of November as part of the New Zealand Dental Association's annual awareness campaign. .. More >>

45. Medical technology for women's wellness

31 October 2016 1:27pm | University of Auckland

Innovative medical technology for women's wellness will feature on Thursday evening in the final of three talks that are part of the Medtech SILO 6 Exhibiton at the Wynyard Quarter... More >>

46. DHBs Try to Profit From the Generosity of Resident Doctors

31 October 2016 2:13pm | New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

Members of NZRDA who gave up their right to strike to provide life preserving services at their employer's request are being offered only $4.00 an hour for their services. .. More >>

47. Waikato Hospital Surgeon Passes Away

23 March 2007 5:12pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato Hospital paediatric orthopaedic surgeon David Clews died on Thursday. Dr Clews, 48, was a surgeon at Waikato Hospital in Hamilton from 1992 till September last year when ill health forced him to retire... More >>

48. People Urged to Heat Cocktail Sausages Thoroughly

28 November 2007 4:11pm | Canterbury DHB

Canterbury's Medical Officer of Health is urging people to thoroughly heat cocktail sausages before eating them following an outbreak of an illness among children who had consumed them... More >>

49. Diabetes Clinic Moves From Hospital Grounds

27 January 2009 4:08pm | Waikato District Health Board

More than 14,000 people who used to visit the Waikato Regional Diabetes Service at Waikato Hospital now go to newly refurbished premises in Hamilton. .. More >>

50. 10 Things to Know About Palliative Care in NZ

06 October 2010 12:40pm | Palliative Care Council

The Palliative Care Council is challenging Kiwis to get to know 10 key facts about palliative care as a way of marking World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on Saturday 9 October... More >>

51. The Brainwave Singers

06 October 2010 3:00pm | Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Did you know a new singing group is starting in Tauranga called The Brainwave Singers? .. More >>

52. IAS Urges Parents "Investigate Before You Vaccinate"

24 April 2012 8:54am | Immunisation Awareness Society

The Immunisation Awareness Society is reminding all parents to 'investigate before you vaccinate', in light of National Immunisation Week, which started yesterday. .. More >>

53. Paediatrician urges adults to help protect babies

16 May 2012 6:27pm | Senate Communications

As whooping cough epidemic spreads in NZ, a leading Auckland Paediatrician urges adults to help protect babies .. More >>

54. A new Code of Conduct for New Zealand nurses

07 September 2012 9:51am | Nursing Council of New Zealand

A new Code of Conduct recently released by the Nursing Council gives explicit direction to nurses about the professional conduct that is expected of them. It also acts as a resource for the public providing information about what can be expected from a ..... More >>

55. Historic Queen Mary Hospital may soon be redeveloped

12 September 2012 12:46pm | Bayleys

Some of the most historically significant buildings in North Canterbury, at the former Queen Mary Hospital, may soon be redeveloped for uses such as accommodation. .. More >>

56. Claustrophobic MRI Scans Now A Thing Of The Past

04 March 2013 11:57am | Insight and Ascot Radiology

Claustrophobic MRI Scans Now A Thing Of The Past New Insight+Ascot Radiology clinic on North Shore ensures patient comfort with one of the country's few wide-bore MRI scanners A new, state of the art radiology clinic has opened in the Millennium ..... More >>

57. Accuro Offers Portable Health Care Cover

04 September 2013 10:50am | Accuro Health Insurance

Accuro Health Insurance is extending its cover to New Zealanders living and working in Australia. .. More >>

58. Fonterra Milk for Schools Celebrates Major Milestone

12 February 2016 12:36pm | Fonterra

Fonterra has delivered more than 50 million packs of milk to Kiwi kids since its Milk for Schools programme began - that's more than 10 million litres of milk. 1,480 primary schools throughout New Zealand including the Chatham, Great Barrier ..... More >>

59. Transalpine Health Disability Action Plan

12 July 2016 12:10pm | Canterbury District Health Board

Consulting with families, identifying staff champions, and providing large print health information are some of the actions outlined in the Canterbury and West Coasts' Health Disability Action Plan being launched today... More >>

60. Study shows long-term benefits of weight loss surgery

25 July 2016 11:00am | Health Research Council

Obese patients with type 2 diabetes in New Zealand have had good long-term results after weight loss surgery, according to a new study. The findings support other studies that indicate weight loss surgery is an effective and durable treatment for obesity ..... More >>

61. KEYTRUDA now registered to treat lung cancer

29 August 2016 10:26am | Merck Sharp and Dohme NZ

August 29th 2016, MSD today announced that its anti-PD1 immunotherapy KEYTRUDA®(pembrolizumab) has been registered by Medsafe for New Zealand patients who have previously been treated for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and whose tumours express ..... More >>

62. Cost-effectiveness of Herceptin® for breast cancer

26 October 2016 10:49am | University of Otago

A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) found that the cost-effectiveness of the drug trastuzumab (known more commonly as Herceptin®) in treating early stage breast cancer was highly variable depending on the disease characteristics and age ..... More >>

63. Partnership to enhance responsible use of medicines

28 October 2016 1:32pm | PHARMAC

PHARMAC is pleased to announce a new partnership to support prescribing decisions and promote the responsible use of medicines, says PHARMAC Deputy Medical Director, Dr Bryan Betty. .. More >>

64. Huge Koi Carp Found In Kerikeri

29 March 2001 4:45pm | Department of Conservation

The discovery of what is thought to be the largest Koi carp every caught in Northland is the cause of serious concern for Department of Conservation staff... More >>

65. Ellis inquiry findings released

22 October 2003 2:57pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health and Counties Manukau DHB will continue to work together to ensure recommendations for improving its mental health services are put in place following the release of an inquiry's findings today... More >>

66. Smoke gets in your eyes (but not for much longer)

08 December 2003 11:42am | Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) applauds the passing last week of the Smokefree Environments Amendment Bill that bans smoking in schools, bars, and other workplaces... More >>

67. Outpatients Clinics Moved At North Shore Hospital

16 April 2004 12:57am | Waitemata District Health Board

A new lung function service and pre-admission assessments will be among facilities available at North Shore Hospital's redeveloped Outpatients department opening on Monday April 26... More >>

68. Pharmacists Highly Qualified To Provide Xenical

28 June 2004 10:03am | Pharmaceutical Society

Wellington, 25 June 2004 - The Pharmaceutical Society supports the reclassification of Xenical from a prescription medicine to a restricted (pharmacist-only) medicine and rejects suggestions that pharmacists are not qualified for the role... More >>

69. New advice on prescribing anti-depressants

21 October 2004 3:37pm | Ministry of Health

Medsafe has sent a letter to all prescribers informing them about new advice relating to the known risks and benefits associated with prescribing medications to treat depression in young people and in adults... More >>

70. DHB Practising Age Discrimination On Elderly

01 March 2005 8:53am | Democrats

The family of 83 year old Mrs. Maisie Rand are convinced the Mid-central District Health Board want her to die so they won't have to treat her illness, according to Democrats social issues researcher David Tranter. Mrs. Rand whose plight has been ..... More >>

71. Hospital Shuttle Service For Rodney

05 April 2005 9:53am | Waitemata District Health Board

Rodney residents should now find it easier to get to appointments at North Shore Hospital with a new shuttle service that is taking off from April 4... More >>

72. Karamu Stream & Clive River Still Off Limits

06 April 2005 4:57pm | Hawke's Bay Tourism

Following yesterday's sewage spill in to the Karamu Stream, Hawke's Bay District Health Board's medical officer of health, Dr Caroline McElnay, said preliminary results were received today from water samples taken last night by Hawke's Bay Regional Council ..... More >>

73. Younger Babies Can Now Get MeNZB Vaccine

09 May 2005 10:47am | Ministry of Health

All babies aged from six weeks are now eligible for the MeNZB vaccine to help protect them against meningococcal disease... More >>

74. New International Heart Failure Treatment Trial

21 June 2005 10:23am | Canterbury DHB

Five Christchurch patients have been successfully implanted with a new monitoring system for the treatment of congestive heart failure using an investigational device developed by an American company... More >>

75. SPARC launches Push Play Activator

02 July 2005 5:39pm | SPARC

Sport and Recreation New Zealand (SPARC) aims to inspire inactive Kiwis to get active with a new tool called the Push Play Activator... More >>

76. The College of GPs has announced annual awards

18 July 2005 9:50am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

One of Christchurch's tireless workers for family planning, Dr Sue Bagshaw, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship by the College of GPs... More >>

77. Kimberley Centre 60th anniverary

28 July 2005 10:30am | Anne Hunt

Sixty years ago, the modern air force station on the outskirts of Levin offered Prime Minister Peter Fraser an ideal environment to house children deemed, to use the terminology of the times, 'backward', and appease parents pestering him for a facility in the ..... More >>

78. Time to change to Diesel?

09 May 2006 12:33am | Lion Nathan

Petrol prices are on the rise, so roll on up, park your glass and tell your local bar tender to fill 'er up with Diesel... Diesel Bourbon and Cola that is!.. More >>

79. 106 new Well Child graduates . and all have jobs

26 May 2006 2:07pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

A hundred and six Well Child Nurses, Tamariki Ora Kaiawhina, Community Karitane and Pacific health workers graduated today at a special ceremony at Papakura Marae... More >>

80. Better Access to Breast Cancer Treatment in NZ

09 June 2006 9:51am | Novartis

Novartis New Zealand Limited is making Femara® (letrozole) more affordable for women with the introduction of an Access Programme which will see eligible patients only pay the consumer prescription charge for their breast cancer medication. Femara was ..... More >>

81. Seven Kiwi GPs honoured by College

14 August 2006 12:42am | Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The College of GPs has honoured seven GPs with Distinguished Fellowship, and made the president of the Royal Australian College of GPs, Professor Michael Kidd, an Honorary Fellow of RNZCGP... More >>

82. Pacific Postdoctoral Fellow investigates cancer

14 December 2006 3:14pm | Health Research Council

Cancer is a major public health problem for Pacific peoples both in the Pacific and New Zealand... More >>

83. PHARMAC Welcomes Fresh Supply Of Adrenaline For NZ

24 January 2007 2:19pm | PHARMAC

Government drug funding agency PHARMAC is pleased that pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has secured a supply of adrenaline for New Zealanders... More >>

84. Collecting blood for testing still free at labs

19 March 2007 2:34pm | Hawkes Bay DHB

Hawke's Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) chief executive officer, Chris Clarke said the new partnership, introduced on 1 March 2007 between Southern Community Laboratories and HBDHB was working well... More >>

85. Man jailed for selling nitrous oxide

11 May 2007 1:43pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the jailing of a Christchurch man for the unlawful possession and supply of a prescription medicine... More >>

86. Toxic Clothes - The Tip Of The Iceberg?

20 August 2007 3:40pm | Organic Babies

Dangerous toy recalls have dominated the news lately and this week the Target programme on TV3 will detail how scientists found formaldehyde in woollen and cotton clothes at levels 500 times higher than is safe. These recalls and consumer concerns sadly ..... More >>

87. Mumps Information: What is Mumps?

11 October 2007 4:26pm | Waikato District Health Board

When a person gets Mumps they may first have a headache and fever for a couple of days and then the glands under and in front of the ear, on one or both sides, begin to swell (parotid glands)... More >>

88. Breast cancer - Know your type

24 October 2007 3:53pm | Roche

A leading local breast surgeon says it is important that women know about their type of breast cancer, as well as relevant testing and treatment options if they want to give themselves the best chance of a full recovery... More >>

89. Teenager appeals for woman to come forward

29 November 2007 10:11am | Waikato District Health Board

Teenager appeals for woman who saved his life to come forward photo of Gareth Clark taken today.. More >>

90. Ground-breaking study of NZ women

28 February 2008 4:36pm | the New Zealand Sexual Research Trust

A ground-breaking study involving 100 Waikato couples completed in Hamilton by Dr Helen Conaglen and Associate Professor John Conaglen of the New Zealand Sexual Research Trust, has just been published this week. The study is the first in the world to ..... More >>

91. Idea Services staff get 4.5% pay increase

04 December 2008 5:27pm | Service and Food Workers Union

Over 3000 disability support workers employed by Idea Services have ratified a new Collective Employment Agreement which gives them an average payrise of 4.5%. .. More >>

92. Recall - "Baby Magnesia", "Vai Lafa", "Vai Tane"

11 December 2008 3:54pm | Ministry of Health

The Director-General of Health, Stephen McKernan, is warning the public about the potential health dangers associated with three unapproved medicines manufactured in a pharmacy in Samoa and sold from general retailers in New Zealand. .. More >>

93. New Plunket CEO announced

31 July 2009 3:41pm | New Zealand Plunket Society

Jenny Prince has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society. Carol Becker, Plunket President, says: "I am delighted to be able to announce Jenny's appointment as CEO. .. More >>

94. Migrants Warned Over Foodtown's GM Maize

09 March 2010 11:06am | GE Free NZ

Migrants from South Africa are being warned to be alert to the latest Genetically Modified food to be found on supermarket shelves. .. More >>

95. Rheumatology Service Back To Capacity

19 April 2010 5:23pm | Waikato District Health Board

Waikato District Health Board's regional rheumatology service at Waikato Hospital is now accepting referrals thanks to a boost in clinical staff numbers. .. More >>

96. Putting pieces together in Orthopaedics

03 August 2010 1:23pm | Waikato District Health Board

When Chris O'Meeghan came to Waikato Hospital to work as an orthopaedics registrar in the early 1990s, he thought it would only be for a short stint. .. More >>

97. Hornby community dental clinic opens

26 August 2010 2:45pm | Hornby Dental Clinic

Hornby community dental clinic opens A new community dental clinic opened in Hornby's Hei Hei Road this week. .. More >>

98. Fono celebrates successful nutrition and activity

15 September 2010 1:21pm | Pacific Health Service

Improving nutrition and physical activity for Pacific youth - and sharing ideas about what works - is the aim of a one-day fono being held in Porirua tomorrow, 16 September. .. More >>

99. Chiropractor convicted of ACC fraud

20 October 2010 3:51pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

Former All Black and now Auckland-based chiropractor Dean Kenny has been found guilty of defrauding ACC. Mr Kenny billed ACC for 28 blocks of treatment sessions that his clients never received... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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