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Brain Cancer Clinical Trial Gives Hope To Patients

Published: Thu 13 Aug 2020 08:34 AM
Australian researchers have found that patients who received a cellular immunotherapy for the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) in a clinical trial, on average survived longer than would have been expected without the treatment. The ... Read more...

Fifteen COVID-19 Auckland Community Testing Centres Open On Thursday 13 August

Published: Thu 13 Aug 2020 05:04 AM
Two additional pop-up Community Testing Centres (CTCs) will open in Henderson and Airport Oaks on Thursday 13 August, bringing the total number of pop-up and permanent CTCs in Auckland to 15. Demand for testing is high across the city with 3,546 people ... Read more...

Otahuhu Health Centre And COVID19 - UPDATE

Published: Thu 13 Aug 2020 04:57 AM
Following this afternoon’s press release regarding the positive test relating to a client of Otahuhu Health Centre, we have received confirmation from the Ministry of Health that this is one of the four positive cases announced last evening by the ... Read more...

1 New Confirmed Case Of COVID-19

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 06:27 PM
There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation today, in addition to the four cases in the community in Auckland that were announced yesterday. There are also an additional four probable cases, linked to the four confirmed cases that ... Read more...

MidCentral DHB Prepared For COVID-19 Alert Level 2

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 04:46 PM
MidCentral District Health Board residents can feel reassured that safe preparations and plans are in place as the region moves back to COVID-19 Alert Level 2. The Government announced on Tuesday that Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 at midday on Wednesday ... Read more...

SCDHB Board Approves Timaru Hospital Refurbishment And Maintenance Programme

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 04:27 PM
The South Canterbury DHB Board have approved the full refurbishment and maintenance programme for the Timaru Hospital at the Board Meeting held in July 2020. The South Canterbury DHB will be spending $30m (including a new energy source) over the next ... Read more...

Pacific Health Plus Calls For Pacific Communities To Urgently Prepare In Case Of COVID Outbreak

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 03:03 PM
John Fiso, chairman of Pacific Health Plus and the Pacific Leaders Group, is urging Pacific communities to prepare in case of a COVID-19 outbreak. “Medical and other resources must be quickly assessed and mobilised to ensure our communities, and providers ... Read more...

Blood Donation Still Essential During Alert Level 3 & 2

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 01:17 PM
As the country moves back into Level 3 (Auckland) and Level 2 (rest of NZ), New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) is reminding donors that blood donation continues to be an essential service, and all donor centres and mobile drives across the country ... Read more...

Radius Care Placing All Aged Care Facilities In Managed Lockdown

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 01:02 PM
NEW ZEALAND – 12 August 2020 – Radius Care aged care centres are entering lockdown immediately. Radius Care is limiting visits from anyone who is not a staff member or resident of its 22 facilities across New Zealand. This will include visits from ... Read more...

Self-isolation Advised For The High-risk Auckland Respiratory Community

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2020 11:46 AM
Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is advising that anyone with a severe underlying respiratory condition living in the Auckland region, begin self-isolation to protect against COVID-19. This advice follows the Government’s recent announcement ... Read more...
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