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Teamwork the ‘heart’ of cardiac resuscitation training

Fast efficient teamwork is critical if an open heart surgery patient goes into cardiac arrest and a Waikato simulation training programme is dedicated to training teams to do just that.

Active play guidelines for under-fives

Discouraging screen time and ensuring good quality sleep are included in the newly released Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives. 

New te reo terms for mental health go global

News of a new Māori glossary translating and creating 200 words in Te Reo for mental health and disability issues has gone global.

Free e-learning module for health professionals on working with interpreters

Video clips of nurses working with interpreters are part of a new e-learning module aimed at helping clinicians be more confident with including interpreters in patient consultations. The module has been developed by a team...

Improvement teams selected for Whakakotahi 2018

Six primary care provider teams are about to embark on a year of improvement as Whakakotahi 2018 kicks off.

New Immunisation Handbook out

An updated Immunisation Handbook has been released in readiness for the new vaccination changes coming in from 1 July, including free chickenpox vaccination for children at age 15 months and some vaccine brand changes (see...

Toolkit tips to support parents with mental health or addiction issues now online

An innovative toolkit providing family-focused tips and resources for parents affected by mental health or addicction is now available online.

Antibiotic Awareness Week: new guidance for clinicians on when not to prescribe

Clinicians are being encouraged during Antibiotic Awareness Week to consider ‘Choosing Wisely’ recommendations on antibiotic use before prescribing unnecessarily.

Māori men’s health statistics highlighted in new online tool

A new online tool aims to help turnaround the health of Māori men, who have the country's lowest life expectancy, by highlighting to policymakers statistics in key focus areas from smoking to unemployment.

$500,000 donation means breastfeeding advice can be available 24/7

New mothers will now have access to breastfeeding help and advice around the clock.

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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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