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16 babies will come early in NZ today

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 09:51 AM
If the averages play true, today there will be 16 babies born premature in New Zealand on World Prematurity Day. Read more...

#DearGrief –What would you say to grief?

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 04:58 PM
With many young people struggling in the aftermath of a loss, two young men who have lost their siblings, Conor Burling and Luka Wolfgram, are championing a #DearGrief campaign to start the conversation about grief. Read more...

Pharmaco sole supply for blood glucose meters and strips

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 04:46 PM
Pharmaco (NZ) Ltd awarded sole supply for blood glucose meters and strips for the second time Read more...

Buy a KidsCan cracker and give back this Christmas

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 04:35 PM
As the saying goes, Christmas is a time for giving and KidsCan has the perfect solution for caring Kiwis wanting to share some goodwill this festive season thanks to its Christmas Cracker appeal. Read more...

Changes to improve mental health community respite

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 03:45 PM
Improvements are being made to the management of mental health clients requiring community respite care following the review of a serious incident at a Whitby respite service. Read more...

Keeping up with technology for people with diabetes

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 01:20 PM
PHARMAC is giving people a choice of four funded CareSens meters, including a dual meter that measures both blood glucose and ketones. Read more...

Keeping up with technology for people with diabetes

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 12:57 PM
PHARMAC is giving people a choice of four funded CareSens meters, including a dual meter that measures both blood glucose and ketones. Read more...

Exercise tests multi-agency response to pandemic threat

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 12:05 PM
Testing the multi-agency response to a possible pandemic was the scenario enacted during an Emergo Train System (ETS) exercise at Tauranga Hospital. Read more...

Whooping Cough on the Rise in Nelson Region

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 10:46 AM
Five confirmed cases and a further 18 suspected cases of whooping cough (pertussis) have been notified recently to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS). All come from the Nelson region. Read more...

Effective strategies to treat acute rheumatic fever needed

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 10:15 AM
Research by the University of Auckland has found a lack of throat swabbing and inappropriate prescription of antibiotics in primary care is preventing the diagnoses and treatment of acute rheumatic fever and group A streptococcus bacteria in Northland Māori. Read more...
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