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Inadequate care at Retirement Village

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2019 02:04 PM
Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding Aria Park Senior Living Limited in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to provide services to an elderly woman ... Read more...

Failure to provide adequate urgent care at a medical centre

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2019 02:03 PM
Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Meenal Duggal today released a report finding a nurse in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to adequately assess a patient who attended a medical centre. ... Read more...

Continence NZ urges Kiwis to have a ‘wee chat’

Published: Mon 17 Jun 2019 08:38 AM
Incontinence isn’t the usual topic of conversation, but this week Continence NZ is encouraging Kiwis to get together and have a ‘wee chat’. Read more...

Suicide rates by age in New Zealand - The Reality

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 01:17 PM
Ref: MoH Suicide Facts: Data tables 19962015 It is interesting when reading the latest available data (105) the following facts emerge. Read more...

Research & travel grants for medical researchers

Published: Fri 14 Jun 2019 09:30 AM
Research For Life invites medical researchers to apply for research & travel grants Research For Life (RFL) invites Wellington-based medical researchers to apply for research and travel grants. The closing date for RFL’s next round of grant ... Read more...

Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237

Published: Thu 13 Jun 2019 06:52 PM
Plane passengers exposed to measles on flight JQ237 from Auckland to Christchurch departing on 6 June 2019 and from Christchurch to Auckland onFlight JQ236 departing on 8 June 2019 A passenger arriving in Christchurch on Jetstar Flight number JQ237 ... Read more...

Government matches Malaghan Institute’s ambitions for cancer

Published: Thu 13 Jun 2019 09:21 AM
Government matches Malaghan Institute’s ambitions for cancer immunotherapy Read more...

ARFNZ offers expert advice on 'Vaping Facts' website

Published: Wed 12 Jun 2019 12:19 PM
The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ commends the Ministry of Health on the creation of their ‘Vaping Facts’ website, but maintains that this is still the beginning of a long process. ARFNZ Chief Executive Letitia O’Dwyer says that the ... Read more...

An opportunity to lift the wellbeing of all New Zealanders

Published: Wed 12 Jun 2019 11:09 AM
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has welcomed the promise by the New Zealand Government of an independent commission to oversee mental health and addiction services. Read more...

Starship welcomes change in first MMR vaccination age

Published: Wed 12 Jun 2019 10:35 AM
Starship welcomes the Auckland Regional Public Health Service announcement that the first measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination has been brought forward to 12 months from 15 months in Auckland, as a response to the current measles outbreak. Read more...
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