Inadequate care at Retirement Village – HDC

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Aria Park Senior Living Limited in breach of...

How using a digital pharmacy service can help prevent the spread of viruses

Around the world, panic buying toilet roll and hand sanitiser until the shelves are bare has been a widespread response...

Pacific Health Plus sends volunteers to help with measles outbreak in Samoa

In response to the measles crises in Samoa, Porirua-based primary health care provider, Pacific Health Plus, in a joint project...

Report on wellbeing of disabled underlines need for change – NZ Disability Support

An alarming new report reinforces the need for the Government to take urgent and significant action to improve the lives...

Medical cannabis industry welcomes consultation – NZ Medical Cannabis Council

The New Zealand Medical Cannabis Council, an industry group of licensed producers, researchers, laboratories and startups, has welcomed the release...

‘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...

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...

NZ Medical Association supports call for release of Simpson Report

The New Zealand Medical Association supports the call for the release of the Health and Disability System Review. The Minister of...

Side-sleeping in late pregnancy best for baby’s growth, says study

Pregnant women have another reason to settle to sleep on their side in the final weeks - new evidence that...

Funding to explore methamphetamine impact on pregnant women and whanau

Research aiming to reduce the effects of methamphetamine on women, babies and young children is one of two Victoria University...

UC discovery could help monitor inflammation in heart disease and SARS-like diseases

A University of Canterbury (UC) research team has found that measuring antioxidant chemicals generated by white blood cells is important...

New research project to study religion’s impact on family size and child health

A major international, multidisciplinary project is set to shed light on how religion impacts family size and child health, following...

Health equity still ‘under construction’ – RACP

Wellbeing may be at the centre of government strategy, but too many children and whÄnau are remaining on the outer,...

Diabetes matters, take action to prevent Seasonal Flu this winter – NZSSD

Diabetes is a common long term condition affecting many people and families across New Zealand. People with diabetes are at...

First positive test in Southland – Southern DHB

An Invercargill man in his 40s has tested positive for COVID-19, following his return from travelling overseas to Australia. This is...

NZ welfare policy around relationships harms disabled

Welfare policy which penalises people for forming relationships is harming the disabled community, Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) says. DPA are joining...

Feedback wanted on lab testing

We are reviewing how we run our laboratory - and want your feedback. Whanganui and MidCentral DHBs are working with community...

New Health Precinct Advisory Council chair appointed

Canterbury DHB Chief Executive Officer David Meates has today announced the appointment of well-known Cantabrian Peter Townsend, CNZM as Independent...

‘MidCentral DHB steps up COVID-19 support’

MidCentral District Health Board is taking further steps to protect the community from COVID-19 by setting up testing and swabbing...

National hip fracture report finds hospital treatment improving

New Zealand’s annual hip fracture report shows significant national improvement in hospital pain management and early rehabilitation for people being...

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