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Patient Care Compromised by Decision Not to Amend HPCAA

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 05:19 PM
Patient care in New Zealand has been compromised by the decision not to recommend changes to the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (HPCAA) Amendment Bill to ensure overseas teleradiologists are registered, The Royal Australian and New ... Read more...

Murchison Health Centre to join Nelson Bays Primary Health

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 03:39 PM
Murchison Health Centre is joining Nelson Bays Primary Health, the primary health organisation (PHO) that organises and delivers primary and community health services across the Nelson and Tasman district. Read more...

‘Revolutionary’ PPP may help with health’s ‘nightmare’

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 02:27 PM
New Zealand’s newfound surgical “nightmare” could easily be fixed if District Health Boards are willing to invest in in-sourcing a competent workforce, says one medical expert. Read more...

Growing need for Health Transport Services

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 10:33 AM
A report released today by St John shows a burgeoning need for coordinated, free or very-low-cost health transport services at a national level to support New Zealand’s ageing population. Read more...

Cigna supports mental health for Kiwi kids

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 09:53 AM
Cigna New Zealand has partnered with Life Education Trust to support mental health education in schools. The children’s mental and physical health charity is conducting a new evaluation project to gain a better understanding of the daily challenges faced ... Read more...

Online gaming: what’s the fuss?

Published: Wed 19 Sep 2018 09:45 AM
Concerns over the addictive nature of online gaming and its effects will be addressed by a national expert at a free event in Tauranga. Read more...

Tiny Life Support Success

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 04:34 PM
There will be no shortage of premature jumpsuits in the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at Whangarei Hospital after a large donation of outfits were dropped off by a grateful family, who said without the support from the unit, their baby wouldn’t be here ... Read more...

Well Child app 2.0

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 02:33 PM
An app that helps New Zealand whānau transition into parenthood has had an upgrade. Read more...

Waikato woman helping breast cancer survivors

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 01:22 PM
Waikato woman helping breast cancer survivors with cosmetic tattooing Media release September 2018 For immediate release A Waikato woman who has overcome two types of cancer is giving back by helping other women who’ve battled breast cancer. As the ... Read more...

Tennex seeks authorisation to acquire San-i-pak

Published: Tue 18 Sep 2018 11:46 AM
The Commerce Commission has received an authorisation application from Tennex Capital Limited (Tennex) to acquire the medical and quarantine waste collection and treatment assets of San-i-pak Limited (San-i-pak). Read more...
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