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Health Survey error led to overestimate of obesity numbers

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 12:32 PM
New Zealand has 7,000 fewer obese children than previously thought following identification of an error which overstated obesity estimates. Read more...

Under pressure: how young people cope with anxiety

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 09:12 AM
Anxiety is not new, so why is there such a focus on it now and how can we help our young people to cope with it? Read more...

Te Toka Tu Moana - Cutting Edge Addictions Conference

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 08:54 AM
The role trauma, especially childhood trauma, plays in developing addiction to substances and unhealthy behaviours is the focus of the 2019 Te Toka Tu Moana - Cutting Edge conference which opens on Thursday September, 19 in Auckland. Read more...

Pacific mental health nurse wins NZNO Award of Honour

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 08:17 AM
The 2019 NZNO Award of Honour was presented tonight to Porirua-based Pacific Nurse Sipaia Kupa at the NZNO Awards Dinner in Wellington. Read more...

NZNO awards given for Service to Nursing or Midwifery

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 08:13 AM
The 2019 NZNO Awards for Service to Nursing or Midwifery were presented tonight at the NZNO Awards Dinner at Te Papa in Wellington. The awards recognise nurses or midwives who have made a difference to the practice and practice environment of nursing or ... Read more...

First steps towards establishing new Health Unit

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 03:15 PM
The Ministry of Health is taking the first steps towards establishing its new Health Infrastructure Unit which will support and oversee the building of new clinical facilities in New Zealand. Read more...

Vascular service makes appointments convenient and greener

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 03:10 PM
Better use of technology is making hospital appointments more convenient for hundreds of patients and helping to reduce carbon emissions. Read more...

Can we prevent depression using diet?

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 03:09 PM
An unhealthy diet is now the leading cause of premature death in middle- to high-income countries, and number two globally. Read more...

Health Promotion leader honoured

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 02:37 PM
The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand’s (HPF) Executive Director Sione Tu’itahi has received the 2019 Public Health Champion Award of the Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHANZ). Read more...

Stopping the Bleed campaign targets road fatalities

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 10:28 AM
The campaign to raise public awareness about life threatening severe bleeding after an accident is setting its sights on reducing New Zealand’s road deaths. Read more...
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