Aloha Sison’s journey through the four Cs

There are four Cs that drive Aloha Sison, a clinical nurse specialist in Waikato DHB’s Older Persons and Rehabilitation service...

Latest disease testing technology a game-changer – HBDHB

Testing for disease in Hawke’s Bay has taken a huge leap forward, with the commissioning of a new, advanced technology,...

Paying It Forward; More than just a heart-warming gesture – Boock

New Zealand cricketing legend, Stephen Boock, has stepped up to the crease to help those in need this winter. Boock...

National Bowel Screening Programme restart underway – Ministry of Health

The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) restart is beginning with asking people who received a bowel screening test kit in...

Magnificent Mangapapa donates to Covid staff – Hawke’s Bay DHB

General Manager Population Health, Johanna Wilson, thanked Mangapapa for their kind gesture saying while the team worked tirelessly and got...

Riding helmets basic function misunderstood – study

"Helmets are important to prevent serious injuries like skull fractures, but few people are aware that they cannot completely prevent...

Independent review of lamotrigine sole supply decision – Pharmac

The review was published on the PHARMAC website today and shared with people who had been engaging with PHARMAC about...

Health Warning: Marine biotoxin in shellfish – Canterbury DHB

Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning advising the public not to collect or consume...

Otago Polytechnic Chaplain reaches out to support students and staff

Otago Polytechnic Chaplain Steve Downey has seen plenty of elevated anxiety over the past several weeks of lockdown - "and...

Increased testing for Covid-19 underway in Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay hasn’t reported any new cases of COVID-19 since April 27. The total number of people swabbed in the...

NZ urgently needs digital health tech investment – NZ Health IT

New Zealand urgently needs more investment in digital health technology to help drive the economic recovery post-coronavirus, create full tech...

COVID-19 catalyst for significant change in general practice – experts

COVID-19 may well be the catalyst for significant change in how general practice operates in New Zealand in future, according...

What you need to know about Covid-19 testing under Level 2

Epidemiologist Simon Thornley says widespread serology testing for antibodies is necessary if New Zealand goes to Level 2. The Covid19 Plan...

Don’t back away from cancer drug plan, Breast Cancer Foundation begs

"Don’t use COVID-19 as an excuse to back away from your commitment to cancer patients," Breast Cancer Foundation NZ begged...

Select committee now gets vape flavours – VTANZ

"The Health Select Committee now better understands the importance of vape flavours in helping Kiwis quit smoking. Subsequently, we may...

Skylight granted essential health service status in the Covid-19 crisis

Skylight is pleased to announce it has been granted Essential Health Services status by the Ministry of Health. This is...

Public encouraged to get tested for COVID-19

MidCentral District Health Board’s Public Health Team is calling on people to get tested for COVID-19 to ensure we are...

Temporary relief for sport and recreation puts spotlight on unsustainable funding model

A $25 million relief package has been created by Sport NZ to provide much needed relief for sports and recreation....

COVID-19 testing system ready for next phase – Ministry of Health

New Zealanders can be confident our COVID-19 testing capability and planning is up to the task of detecting and quickly...

‘NZNO members furious with ex-President behaviours causing deep racial divisions’

As New Zealand prepares itself to move into Level 2 next week, the NZ Nurses Organisation have found themselves in...

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