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Red Cross calls on the NZ Government to meet the planned refugee quota of...

New Zealand Red Cross welcomes the recent announcement of resuming the refugee quota – this is needed now more than ever and it will save lives. The plan to settle 210 people is a promising start and...

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Perfectionism, the forgotten addiction

Whilst writing this brings up my perfectionist tendencies, as a mother of three teenagers in the ‘selfie’ generation and a ‘recovering perfectionist’ I feel compelled to write an opinion piece about perfectionism - the...

HealthCare NZ wellbeing service supports all frontline health workers

The response to the community’s latest Covid-19 cases now includes HealthCare NZ’s Frontline Support, a dedicated mental health and wellbeing service to support all frontline healthcare workers nationwide. General Manager Mental Health & Wellbeing, Sean...

DIVA clinical auditing software to benefit healthcare

University of Otago-designed computer software for helping surgeons monitor how their patients are doing during their time in hospital has been developed into a commercially available system. DIVA is a clinical auditing tool that allows...

Upskilling to support Wellington’s homeless

A cohort of Kaimahi and Peer Support workers at DCM are set to upskill following a government initiative that has made significant training funding available to the sector.  

What if Santa forgot Christmas?

In New Zealand, nearly two thirds of adult New Zealanders have some personal experience with dementia, so chances are, it could even happen to Santa! With millions of children to remember, reindeer to command,...

Proof Chronic Fatigue Syndrome not psychsomatic

University of Otago researchers have “unequivocally proved” – contrary to the long-held belief of some health practitioners – that Myalgic Encephalamyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not psychosomatic.

First Ara Timaru nurses due to graduate

Hospitals and healthcare practices in South Canterbury are eagerly awaiting an influx of registered nurses soon to graduate from Ara’s Timaru campus. These 15 graduating students, who sat their final-year state exams this week, are...

Eight-year hospital redevelopment brings world-class facilities to Cantabrians

Eight years, $130 million dollars and four new buildings – St George’s redevelopment is now complete, making it one of the most well-equipped private hospitals in New Zealand. New facilities include digital operating theatres using...

COVID pushes national awards entry deadline out till New Year

New Zealand’s only national primary healthcare awards have taken a COVID hit and organisers have made the decision to extend the entry deadline. Thanks to industry feedback, the organisers of the New Zealand Primary Healthcare...

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Opinion: Dr Tracey Chandler – Health pregnancy optimisation tips (for you,...

Whilst pregnancy is an exciting time for most, it does take some planning to keep both you and baby well. Ideally you would see...

Opinion: Hope is the key

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Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the...

Sponsored article chnnl (pronounced channel), an app which anonymously tracks employee mental wellbeing, is helping healthcare providers across New Zealand provide psychological support for the...
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