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Recognition Of Sepsis In A Deteriorating Patient

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 02:18 PM
Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill today released a report finding a doctor and a health centre in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights for failing to recognise an elderly man was deteriorating with ... Read more...

Politicians Must Provide Vision For Digital Health

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 02:05 PM
Election season is upon us and regardless of our own political persuasions we must use this election season to make sure candidates and parties are well aware of the needs of our sector and have a vision for doing what’s needed so that New Zealanders ... Read more...

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 01:05 PM
There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. It has been 101 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. Two additional cases are reported as having recovered, so there are now 21 active ... Read more...

New Guidelines Game Changer For Teaching Students With Down Syndrome

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 11:59 AM
The New Zealand Down Syndrome Association (NZDSA) has welcomed the first international guidelines for educating learners with Down syndrome which were released last week. These guidelines are an important document that will inform the education needs, ... Read more...

Covid Airborne Transmission Is Being Underestimated, Expert Warns

Published: Mon 10 Aug 2020 07:45 AM
Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says covid-19 community transmission is now inevitable and Kiwi families should start stocking up on their own personal supplies of masks. Pharmaceutical scientist and medical device expert Sir Ray Avery ... Read more...

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Published: Sun 9 Aug 2020 01:03 PM
There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. It has been 100 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. No additional cases are reported as having recovered, so there are still 23 active ... Read more...

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Published: Sat 8 Aug 2020 01:13 PM
There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. It has been 99 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. There are no new recovered cases to report, so there continue to be 23 active cases, ... Read more...

Christchurch COVID-19 Pop-up Testing Centre Open This Saturday

Published: Fri 7 Aug 2020 03:11 PM
Canterbury people without COVID-19 symptoms who wish to be tested for the virus can visit a pop-up testing centre at 170 Orchard Road near Christchurch Airport from 10am to 4pm this Saturday 8 August. Getting a free COVID-19 test helps us rule out ... Read more...

Voluntary Bonding Scheme 2021 Intake Adds Professions And Locations

Published: Fri 7 Aug 2020 02:53 PM
The Ministry of Health welcomes the addition of new professions to next year’s Voluntary Bonding Scheme. The scheme is offered every year to encourage newly qualified health professionals to work in the communities and specialties that need them most. ... Read more...

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Published: Fri 7 Aug 2020 01:18 PM
There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. It has been 98 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. There are no new recovered cases to report, so there continue to be 23 active cases ... Read more...
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