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Anaesthesia is not sleep. It’s so much deeper

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 07:39 PM
Anaesthesia is not sleep. It’s so much deeper Anaesthesia is not sleep. It’s so much deeper. This is the theme for this year’s ANZCA National Anaesthesia Day, which falls tomorrow on Tuesday, October 16. The day is organised by the Australian ... Read more...

Choose Well this Long Weekend

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 02:25 PM
Health officials are encouraging people to Choose Well when needing health care this long weekend and ensure medications are up-to-date in advance of the holiday period. Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Chief Medical and Dental Officer – ... Read more...

Northland scholarships announced

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 01:59 PM
Four Northland DHB staff will benefit from a scholarship that encourages staff to further their education. The scholarship was made possible by an anonymous $50,000 donation. Read more...

Canadian studies prompt researcher to voice grave concerns

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 01:49 PM
New Canadian studies prompt researcher to voice grave concerns about fluoride Last week three new studies were published on fluoride adding more weight to an already overwhelming body of evidence that fluoridation is not safe. “I have grave concerns ... Read more...

Southern Anaesthetists celebrating National Anaesthesia Day

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 12:54 PM
Visitors to Dunedin Hospital will be able to have a go at “ventilating a patient” using an intubation practice dummy for National Anaesthesia day tomorrow (Tuesday 16 October). Read more...

Polio veteran worried infectious disease could return

Published: Mon 15 Oct 2018 12:52 PM
Edith Morris of Hamilton has very few regrets in her life despite getting polio in 1945 when only six months old. Read more...

Pink Ribbon appeal and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Published: Fri 12 Oct 2018 02:53 PM
The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) supports the Pink Ribbon street appeal which begins today, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Today we pay tribute to survivors, those living with the condition and their families ... Read more...

Single Chief Executive for two DHBs is a mistake

Published: Fri 12 Oct 2018 02:01 PM
“The decision to appoint a single chief executive to lead two Wellington region district health boards is a mistake,” says Angela Belich, Deputy Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more...

South Pacific Nurses Forum to convene

Published: Fri 12 Oct 2018 10:53 AM
More than 300 nursing leaders will convene in Rarotonga on Monday (15 October) for the 19th South Pacific Nurses Forum and AGM. Read more...

Black Flu: Why should we remember 1918 influenza pandemic?

Published: Fri 12 Oct 2018 09:55 AM
NZ Heritage Week-UC Connect public lecture: Black Flu: Why should we remember the 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand? Read more...
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