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Philip Shouler on Bowel Cancer Screening

Published: Sat 22 Jul 2017 04:07 PM
I can imagine that with this weeks' announcement of the first 2 DHB's in NZ to start bowel cancer screening that those responsible will be beating their chests with pride and self importance. Read more...

Ngati Ruanui & Maihealth: Innovative Health Solution Patea

Published: Sat 22 Jul 2017 01:18 PM
Te Runanga o Ngati Ruanui Trust (Ngati Ruanui) is pleased to be supporting a much needed solution for the Doctor shortage in Patea. Dr Lance O’Sullivan 2014 New Zealander of the year will be providing a pop-up virtual medical service in Patea. Read more...

Spike in Synthetic Cannabis Related Incidents And Deaths

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 03:35 PM
St John and Auckland District Health Board and are asking the public to refrain from taking synthetic cannabis products due the detrimental effect they are having on health, lives, and emergency health care. Read more...

Waitemata: Repairs underway to hospital water main

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 02:10 PM
Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) has initiated an emergency management response at North Shore Hospital due to a rupture of a water main supplying the hospital. This has caused an interruption to water supplied to inpatient wards, theatres and ... Read more...

EU's Rapid Alert System for Food & Feed

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 11:44 AM
The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed as a guarantee of safety of EU pork, beef and their products Read more...

Government message to DHB heads: ‘Keep quiet or else’

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 05:25 PM
“Treasury’s release of papers about Canterbury District Health Board’s (CDHB) financial performance appears to have been deliberately designed to intimidate and silence senior DHB officials who have dared to question the adequacy of government ... Read more...

Waitemata DHB – winter illness and an aging population

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 03:44 PM
Waitemata District Health Board (DHB) is experiencing increased demand from sick patients who are requiring admission to inpatient beds and is asking patients to only present to North Shore and Waitakere hospital emergency departments in emergency ... Read more...

Leading the way on infection control

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 02:23 PM
Wellington Regional Hospital is leading the way in using an anti-staph bundle to help prevent staph infections among cardiac surgery patients. Read more...

RACS applauds launch of Bariatric Surgery Registry

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 02:15 PM
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) applauds the launch of the Bariatric Surgery Registry in New Zealand this week. Read more...

Canterbury GP teams stand with their hospital colleagues

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 01:11 PM
As chairs of the three Primary Health Organisations representing all Canterbury general practices we fully support our hospital colleagues’ position as outlined by Dr Alistair Humphrey in the Christchurch Press 19 July 2017. Read more...
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