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Update on measles case in Wellington

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 03:48 PM
Monday 29 May, 2017 Update on measles case in Wellington Regional Public Health was notified on Thursday 25th May of an adult with measles in the Wellington region. Since then, no new cases of measles have been identified. We have not been able to ... Read more...

More Kiwis Drinking Responsibly But Still Work to Be Done

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 02:07 PM
New research showing a decline in New Zealanders’ excessive drinking has been welcomed by The Tomorrow Project, an organisation charged with changing Kiwi attitudes to drinking, but more work is needed in educating people about what they are drinking. Read more...

Senior doctors welcome anti-bullying initiative

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 01:46 PM
The senior doctors’ union is welcoming news of an agreement between Auckland District Health Board and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) to tackle bullying and other unprofessional behaviour. Read more...

Threat of staff exodus looming in mental health & addictions

Published: Mon 29 May 2017 11:16 AM
The mental health and addictions sector is warning that a serious staff skill loss is looming. Read more...

Pure Food Co Addresses New Research on Elderly Malnutrition

Published: Sat 27 May 2017 02:28 PM
May 26, 2017 - A new study released today by Massey University has highlighted the issue of malnutrition in the elderly. The study found 23 per cent of older people living independently in the community, or newly-admitted to hospital or residential ... Read more...

Measles case confirmed in Wellington

Published: Fri 26 May 2017 04:12 PM
Regional Public Health (RPH), Wellington has been notified of a confirmed case of measles and is asking people who may have been in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. The infected person visited several public places before they were ... Read more...

Superhero Saturday to help fight Superbugs

Published: Fri 26 May 2017 02:57 PM
Customers visiting Briscoes or Rebel Sport stores this weekend could find themselves served at the checkout by Superman, Wonder Woman or possibly even Captain America with staff donning superhero outfits all in aid of fighting superbugs. Read more...

Strategies needed to prevent malnutrition in older people

Published: Fri 26 May 2017 02:24 PM
New research from Massey University shows concerning levels of malnutrition among older people living independently in the community or newly admitted to hospital or a residential care facility. Read more...

Auckland District Health Board signs RACS Respect Agreement

Published: Fri 26 May 2017 02:18 PM
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery. Read more...

Auckland DHB signs RACS Respect Agreement

Published: Fri 26 May 2017 01:17 PM
Auckland District Health Board (Auckland DHB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) aimed at building respect and improving patient safety in surgery. Read more...
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