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COVID-19: Last-minute cap on deliveries causing distress for thousands of Kiwis – Retailer

Last-minute notification that courier deliveries will be capped from this morning is causing significant distress for thousands of customer, according to one of the country’s largest specialty retailers. Nabhik Gupta, spokesperson for smoking cessation company...

Personal budgets transforming lives of disabled Kiwis

A new report by the New Zealand Initiative says personal budgets are a social services innovation that is creating new opportunities and changing how disabled Kiwis live. The report, titled The Power of Freedom: How personal...

Kiwis advised to be vigilant around mould growth: new rainfall data

Kiwis living with allergies and respiratory conditions are being advised to be vigilant in watching for signs of mould growth in their homes, with parts of the country experiencing higher than normal rain falls...

Norovirus outbreak in Palmerston North Hospital ward

Movement in and out of Palmerston North Hospital’s Ward 24 has been restricted following an outbreak of norovirus (gastroenteritis). As of Tuesday, 13 July, admissions to the ward are closed, and all transfers to other...

Governor-General to open new high-tech facilities at St George’s Hospital

Surgeons operating at St George’s Hospital in Christchurch are using advanced imaging technology which lights up their patient’s anatomy with fluorescent dye, isolating very small tumours and cancer cells that can’t be seen with...

Helius announces exclusive move with DATAPHARM 

New Zealand’s largest licenced medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, has announced an exclusive partnership with DATAPHARM focused on delivering leading prescriber education programmes and resources. New Zealand-owned DATAPHARM is well known for consulting to the healthcare and pharmaceutical...

Gender Equity in Health

Join us to spark conversations and catalyse collective action on improving gender equity in the health and care workforce. Secure your free tickets by visiting GenderEquityInHealth.eventbrite.com   With the support of the Embassy of France in New...

Budget relief – more to receive the gift of hearing

New Zealand’s two cochlear implant providers are delighted that today’s Budget finally includes a sustained funding increase to better meet the growing demand for these life-changing devices. Southern Cochlear Implant Programme chief executive Neil Heslop...

On the front line: the impact of suicide on health professionals and first responders

More research is urgently needed into the impact that attending suicide events is having on paramedics and other first responders, a researcher at the University of Otago, Wellington, says. PhD student Renan Lyra (left), a...

New Chair of Rural Health to be established

The University of Otago is establishing a Chair of Rural Health as part of its commitment to improving health outcomes across Aotearoa New Zealand. Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Health Sciences, Professor Paul Brunton, says...

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Opinion: Dr Tracy 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...

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