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High patient numbers causing longer waits in Wellington ED

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 04:42 PM
People may wait longer to be seen at Wellington Regional Hospital emergency department because of high patient numbers. Read more...

Gut Crunching For A Cure! #LoveYerGuts

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 03:36 PM
#LoveYerGuts - www.loveyerguts.co.nz An awareness campaign for gastro-intestinal cancers is providing a great reason to get down on the floor and do something about it! Read more...

$1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 12:47 PM
Ashburton Hospital has received a $1.5 million cash injection thanks to community generosity. Advance Ashburton trustee Gary Fail today presented David Meates, Canterbury DHB Chief Executive with a cheque for $1.5m to go towards the upgrades of Ashburton ... Read more...

Conventional CPR Best for Cardiac Arrest

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 12:21 PM
Any person who is unresponsive and not breathing normally should be treated with conventional CPR. Read more...

Would you hear your smoke alarm?

Published: Tue 28 Mar 2017 11:21 AM
If you are changing smoke alarm batteries this weekend for the end of daylight saving and either live with someone or have a hearing impairment yourself, then you might want to consider investing in a better smoke alarm. Smoke alarms are essential for ... Read more...

Respiratory disease cost jumps to $6 billion per year

Published: Mon 27 Mar 2017 09:36 AM
Respiratory disease cost jumps to $6 billion per year Respiratory disease continues to make a substantial contribution to New Zealand’s health burden. Over the past 15 years, hospitalisation rates have increased for bronchiectasis, childhood bronchiolitis ... Read more...

Porirua after-hours GP clinic to remain open

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 05:00 PM
People in Porirua and Kapiti will continue to have access to quality after-hours healthcare close to home. Read more...

Altogether Autism Rejects Measles Vaccine Myth

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 04:47 PM
24 March 2017 - THE COUNTRY’S leading provider of trusted autism information and advice has come out strongly against claims of a link between vaccinations and autism in its latest Altogether Autism journal published today. Read more...

New research findings paint damning picture

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 02:15 PM
New research findings published in today’s New Zealand Medical Journal paint a damning picture of the level of unmet health need in this country, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). Read more...

National rural health conference Wellington

Published: Fri 24 Mar 2017 12:34 PM
Dr Peter Moodie, Dr Robyn Toomath, Dr Eric Crampton, mental health campaigner Matt Shirtcliff, former All Black Norm Hewitt, and clean water campaigner Marnie Prickett are amongst the line-up of keynote speakers at this year’s National Rural Health ... Read more...
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