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Olympian And Mayor Open Ryman’s Newest Auckland Village

Published: Fri 30 Oct 2020 05:26 PM
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff and Olympian Eliza McCartney have officially opened Ryman Healthcare’s newest Auckland village in Lynfield. More than 200 residents and guests celebrated the opening of the $120 million village on Commodore Drive, with Eliza ... Read more...

GP College Says Cannabis Health Issues Won’t Go Away With ‘no’ Vote

Published: Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:56 PM
The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has today reminded people that the health issues associated with cannabis use won’t go away because today’s preliminary referendum vote was ‘no’. Leading into the referendum vote the College ... Read more...

1 New Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; No New Community Cases

Published: Fri 30 Oct 2020 01:03 PM
There is one case of COVID-19 in New Zealand to report today in managed isolation and no new community cases. The one case from managed isolation is a member of the Christchurch-based international mariners group who tested positive. This individual ... Read more...

‘Neonatal November’ Kicks Off Today

Published: Fri 30 Oct 2020 11:04 AM
Sunday 1st November marks the start of ‘Neonatal November’ – a month to acknowledge neonatal journeys and the stress and anxiety many families go through, which this year has been even more traumatic due to the lockdowns imposed to help conquer COVID19. ... Read more...

NZ Flying Doctor Service Launches New Plane On 25th Anniversary

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 05:52 PM
The New Zealand Flying Doctor service has come a long way since first taking to the skies 25 years ago, and today in Christchurch it officially unveiled a new specialist medical aircraft to add much-needed critical care capacity. The new plane was welcomed ... Read more...

The Difference $3.2 Million Makes - Canterbury’s New Child Health Services Celebrated And Unveiled

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 05:01 PM
Cantabrians can at last see where the millions of dollars they raised for enhanced child health facilities has been spent…and the experts promise it’s worth the wait. The Māia Health Foundation worked with the community to raise $3.2 million ... Read more...

More Kiwis Benefitting From Life-Saving Bowel Screening

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 04:15 PM
Free bowel screening will be available to an extra 90,000 New Zealanders from today with Canterbury District Health Board joining the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP). Canterbury has the largest potential bowel screening population of any DHB ... Read more...

6 New Cases Of COVID-19

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 12:56 PM
There are six new cases of COVID-19 detected in managed isolation facilities to report in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. All six cases were identified during routine testing around day 3 of their stay in managed isolation. ... Read more...

World Stroke Day: The Stroke Foundation Launches Big Blood Pressure Check Road-trip

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 08:37 AM
This World Stroke Day, the Stroke Foundation has launched the Big Blood Pressure Check Road-trip. Visiting all 59 PAK’nSAVE and select New World supermarkets across the country, the Wellington based Big Blood Pressure Check Van will be hitting the ... Read more...

Research To Investigate Systemic Drivers Of Māori Cannabis And Methamphetamine Use

Published: Thu 29 Oct 2020 08:35 AM
A Kaupapa Māori analysis of the multiple dimensions of cannabis and methamphetamine use is the focus of a $554,000 postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Māori health researcher Dr Erena Wikaire (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Hine, Te Kapotai, Te Hikutu). The Hohua Tutengaehe ... Read more...
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