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New tools pick up health problems in elderly patients early

Healthcare assistants and nurses working in aged care have new tools for assessing the health of elderly patients thanks to an ‘early alert’ project by the Western Bay of Plenty Primary Health Organisation. One of...

Safe haven for Kiwi Families in hospital this Christmas

This Christmas, a number of children waking up alone in hospital would give anything to wake up with their family instead. RMHC New Zealand is asking for your help to make this happen by...

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Northland pharmacies to start giving measles vaccination soon

About three dozen trained pharmacy vaccinators throughout Northland will soon be able to vaccinate for measles to those aged 16 years and over. It's the latest government initiative to stop the measles outbreak that has...

Protecting Pharmac’s independence

Describing ‘big pharma’ companies as "the forces of evil" at Health Central’s ChalkTalks held this week in Wellington, Ian Powell said that Pharmac is operating not in a level playing field but in an...

Health inequality for Māori

The issues of how to give Māori and groups such as refugees and rural communities a fair shot in the health system were discussed at Health Central’s recent Chalk Talks on the future of...

Devolution could help health care in future

Mr Tamihere was speaking at Health Central’s ChalkTalks, held in Wellington this week. With the recent release of the interim report from the Health and Disability System Review, members of the Chalk Talks panel...

Top honour for scientist behind breakthroughs in the care of newborns

A scientist whose work has helped millions of newborns and mothers around the world has received New Zealand's top research honour. Distinguished Professor Jane Harding's Rutherford Medal – just awarded by Royal Society Te Apārangi...

Countdown to offer customers a low-sensory, autism-friendly quiet hour nationwide

A weekly autism-friendly quiet hour will be rolled out at Countdown stores nationwide later this month following a year-long trial period. The time would offer customers time to shop in stores which were easy on...

Careerforce celebrates 25 Years

On Thursday 19 September, Careerforce celebrated its 25th anniversary. On this day, back in 1994, it was officially afforded recognition as an Industry Training Organisation for community support services (CSSITO). Jane Wenman, Careerforce Chief Executive...

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Opinion: Hope is the key

In an example of conventional medicine at its worst, a patient of mine recently had her beautiful hope dashed. This inspiring young mum of two...

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