Saturday, September 22, 2018

Midwife reprimanded after speaking out about abuse and neglect in South Auckland

A sick midwife who posted a heartfelt message about the horrific situations she came across in South Auckland has been forced to take it down.

Tauranga mum in funding plea for son’s medical monitor

A Tauranga mum says funding is needed for a medical device which monitors her diabetic son's blood sugar levels overnight.

Memory walking for dementia

Otaihanga Domain is hosting a Memory Walk this weekend in support of the more than 60,000 people living with dementia in New Zealand.

Clothing swap for multiple sclerosis support

Clothing will be scattered across the tables and new wardrobes will be created next weekend in support of multiple sclerosis sufferers.

A voice of hope: Mental illness survivor Genevieve Mora speaks out

After 10 years of crippling anxiety, hiding her symptoms in shame, now 23-year-old Genevieve Mora is speaking out to remove the stigma around anxiety disorders.

Lance O’Sullivan: Taking a big leap for a good cause

Bungy jumping off a bridge takes guts - but so does dealing with an often debilitating disease.

Speaking out for Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome

In honour of September's annual FACS awareness month, Ki, a youth ambassador for Foetal Anticonvulsant Syndrome New Zealand (FACS NZ), is speaking out about the often unknown syndrome.

Local Focus: Jiu-jitsu gives hope to boy with lung condition

The sport of Jiu-jitsu requires speed, agility and fitness. And for this young Tauranga boy, it's his passion.

Not all heroes wear capes, some wear scrubs

Young cancer survivor and New Zealand Herald columnist Jake Bailey reflects on growing assaults against healthcare workers and a Queensland law making an impact across the Tasman.

Stroke carer and survivor shares her story

Shona Andrell has seen stroke from both sides - for 20 plus years as a carer for her husband and more recently as a stroke survivor herself.  She shared her experience of how the quality of stroke care has improved at last year's annual South Island Stroke Study Day and here shares it again.
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THE DEATH SERIES

Death: the symptoms of dying

How much do many of us actually know about the act of dying? In the first of Health Central’s special focus on death and dying – The Death Series – FIONA CASSIE talks to palliative care specialist Brian Ensor about the symptoms of dying.

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