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Dramatic rise in acute hospital patients

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 11:26 AM
“Years of under-funding the public health system and other social services have resulted in a dramatic increase in acute hospital admissions,” says Lyndon Keene, Director of Policy and Research at the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists ... Read more...

Give Our Girls a Choice!

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 11:10 AM
The Hello Cup wants to see schools change the conversation when it comes to periods. The creators of the first New Zealand-made menstrual cup for teens – Robyn McLean and Mary Bond – have written to parliament to lobby for more open discussion in ... Read more...

‘Power for Good’ powers small and sick babies

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 11:03 AM
Powershop have launched a new charity product to support those parents dealing with the stress and anxiety of a neonatal journey. Read more...

What Māori men really think about exercise

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 09:37 AM
Māori men are disproportionately affected by lifestyle-related illnesses associated with sedentary behaviour, but relatively little is known about their thoughts and preferences towards exercise. Read more...

Clinicians in digital health series launched

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 04:59 PM
eHealthNews is launching a series of articles profiling clinicians working in digital health. The aim is to give greater visibility to clinical leads within digital health and investigate what their role is and the benefits this brings to their organisations. ... Read more...

Planning in place for NZNO strike

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 04:42 PM
Official notice has been received that nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who are members of the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) will undertake strike action in July. Read more...

Significant drop in HIV diagnoses but no way to tell why

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 04:04 PM
MEDIA RELEASE: 20 JUNE 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Significant drop in HIV diagnoses but no way to tell why Read more...

Feeling unwell? Seek help early

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 03:07 PM
If you start to feel unwell this winter, seek medical help early before your symptoms get worse – that’s the advice from Hawke’ Bay District Health Board. Chief Medical & Dental Officer – Hospital, Dr John Gommans, said cold weather increased ... Read more...

Annual Māori public health hui to focus on whakapapa

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 01:28 PM
Tomorrow is the regional Hāpai Te Hauora hui-a-tau where kaimahi and invited guests share knowledge and insights about the health of whānau, hapū and iwi in Tāmaki Makaurau. Read more...

Brain scans of preterm babies could reveal best feeding plan

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 11:50 AM
Brain scans of days-old premature babies could help researchers determine the best feeding style for brain development, lowering the babies’ risk of learning difficulties. Read more...
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