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Air NZ could provide some answers for NZ’s ailing health IT systems

Professor Robin Gauld, co-director of the University of Otago’s Centre for Health Systems and Technology, says the national airline’s expertise in developing a world-leading app for air travel services could be put to good...

Dentists desperate to assist New Zealanders

Dentists in New Zealand are desperate to get back to work to assist their patients.

New research is showing that the longer people stay in isolation, the more pronounced...

Stressors identified included length of self-isolation, fear of infection, frustration, boredom, inadequate supplies and financial loss. As a result, many people experienced insomnia, irritability, depression and anxiety, with some people developing post-traumatic stress disorder. If...

NZDA says oral health not a focus for government, feels shut out

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) is saying the Ministry of Health has met with other medical groups via the General Practice Leaders' Forum but say they feel shut out, citing a lack of government...

Large numbers of NZ military personnel suffer post-traumatic stress, Otago research reveals

The first wide-ranging survey of New Zealand  personnel shows many suffer symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTS) though greater length of service, psychological flexibility (resilience) and quality sleep may be protective factors. Conducted by University of...

COVID-19 highlights new zealand’s urgent need for ‘health on demand’ digital health and wellbeing...

Offering a range of wellbeing services, ‘Ignite Aotearoa’ centres on an all-in-one online platform of curated health and wellbeing content. In the face of isolation, the site provided a free, early platform for essential...

University of Otago calling for survey participants for study on lockdown life

Researchers from the University of Otago’s Department of Psychology are urgently seeking participants for research into life under the lockdown imposed in response to Covid-19. Participants would be required to take a 15 minute...

Dental Association issues dire warning to Epidemic Response Committee on dental care  

Since the lockdown commenced on 26 March an estimated 400,000 New Zealanders have had cancelled dental appointments with as yet no deferment date. Speaking to the Committee NZDA President Dr Katie Ayers said she is...

University of Otago provides wellbeing checks for students and staff during lockdown

The University of Otago is providing regular wellbeing checks for students and staff as the country remains in lockdown. Following the Government’s announcement of the Alert Levels and a rapid move to national lockdown, the...

Psychological support for the wellbeing of Frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19

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 mental wellbeing of their staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. chnnl’s founder...
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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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