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Value Of Disclosing Donor Conception Studied

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 03:59 PM
Researchers are set to find out how many parents are telling children who were conceived through sperm or egg donors. Read more...

Pharmac Improves Access To Breast Cancer Treatments

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 02:13 PM
From 1 July, ribociclib (branded as Kisqali) will be funded for a form of advanced breast cancer known as HR-positive HER2-negative locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Palbociclib (branded as Ibrance) has been funded for this type of breast ... Read more...

Boosting Mental Health: Exercise Proves A Powerful Mental Health Tool

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 09:46 AM
National statistics reveal that one in eight men will experience depression and one in five will face anxiety at some point in their lives, making it more critical than ever to address these issues. Alarmingly, suicide is the second leading cause of ... Read more...

Zespri Launches Global Healthy Eating Campaign In Japan

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 09:05 AM
  Tokyo Seika President Kota Kawada, Zespri Chairman Nathan Flowerday, New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon, Zespri President – Asia Pacific Ichiro Anzai and JDA President Dr Teiji Nakamura Image/Supplied Zespri has launched a global ... Read more...

Te Niwha Researchers Working Alongside Māori And Pasifika To Boost Childhood Immunisation Rates For The Most Vulnerable

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 08:51 AM
Te Niwha researchers are working alongside Māori and Pasifika communities and health organisations to boost childhood immunisation rates for the most vulnerable. Read more...

NZNO Bus Tour Visits Tauranga, Rotorua, Whanganui, Hawera, Balclutha And Gore

Published: Tue 18 Jun 2024 07:47 AM
New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) will hit the road for 11 days this month to raise awareness of the health crisis facing Aotearoa New Zealand. NZNO President Anne Daniels says the organisation was calling ... Read more...

New Zealand Not In Better Health After Budget 2024

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 06:50 PM
Budget 2025 will present another opportunity to address the shortages being generated by this Budget. The Coalition Government needs to take that opportunity to invest properly in health services and health workforces," said Renney. Read more...

Tertiary Students Encourage Rural Health Careers In Auckland, Waikato

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 06:44 PM
They are trying to inspire more young rural people to pursue careers as GPs, nurses, or other health practitioners as part of Hauora Taiwhenua’s nationwide Rural Health Careers Programme. Read more...

Medical Centre GPs Breach The Code For Failures In Care Of Older Man 21HDC00018

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 03:26 PM
Ms Wall found both GPs breached the Code for failing to provide an appropriate standard of care | tautikanga. Read more...

Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury Breaches Code For Failures In Management Of Man’s Renal Care 21HDC02367

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2024 02:50 PM
The Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner has found Canterbury DHB (CDHB) (now Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Waitaha Canterbury) breached the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to provide services of an ... Read more...
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