New interRAI standards a step in the right direction

The release of new National Standards for interRAI will help reduce duplication and help assessors to correctly use the assessment note fields.

InterRAI data reveals concerns over dementia care at home

InterRAI home care assessments reveal some insights into the level of support required by people living at home with dementia.

Hope for blood test to detect melanoma

Early stage melanoma could be identified with a cheap blood test, a group of melanoma experts who gathered in Queenstown have been told.

Nurse teaches safe sleep through doll-play video

An innovative video created by a public health nurse introduces the safe sleep message to pre-schoolers through doll-play.

Public health partnership for first housing WOF and app

Wellington's introducing a voluntary rental housing WOF, as well as a free app to let tenants check the quality of their house for themselves, reports New Zealand Herald. Check out the WOF standards below.

Māori men’s health statistics highlighted in new online tool

A new online tool aims to help turnaround the health of Māori men, who have the country's lowest life expectancy, by highlighting to policymakers statistics in key focus areas from smoking to unemployment.

All South Island DHBs sharing electronic health records

From today all South Island district health boards will be using the same HealthOne electronic health records system.

New website promotes fall prevention classes for over-65s

A "Live Stronger for Longer" website has been launched by ACC to help prevent falls and fractures including promoting approved community exercise classes for the over-65s.

Hello my name is…

The first International #hellomynameis Day – a campaign to encourage health professionals to introduce themselves – was held on July 23 to mark the first anniversary of the death of the doctor who founded the movement.  

Asthma Friendly Schools invitation

About 70 schools are being invited to be certified as Asthma Friendly Schools after the tour of musical education show on asthma.
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