Health Headlines

More specialist support for mental health calls

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced details of a Budget 2016 initiative for specialist support when mental health calls are made to 111 and the mental health crisis teams. We know that early intervention can make a huge difference for people … Read more »

The People’s Project Welcomes Endorsement of Housing First

Press Release – Wise Group

Todays announcement by Government of a $9 million investment over two years to support the most vulnerable New Zealanders housing needs, has been warmly welcomed by The Peoples Project. Read more »

Supporting Better Housing Outcomes

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is investing $9 million over two years in the next steps of its programme to support the most vulnerable New Zealanders housing needs, Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett says. Read more »

Head and neck cancer group welcomes Pharmac decision

Press Release – Head and Neck Cancer Survivors’ Support Network

The Pharmac decision to broaden the Gardasil vaccination and offer it free to boys is being welcomed by a head and neck cancer support network. Read more »

Brain and Mind Symposium coming to Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealands first ever hosting of the Brain and Mind Research in the Asia-Pacific (BMAP) Symposium in late August, will be at the Centre for Brain Research at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Musicians to give a voice to autism at national conference

Press Release – Autism NZ

A young musician who has written a song which he hopes will change the way people think about an ASD (autism spectrum disorder) is to launch his debut single We Are One at the Autism New Zealand national conference next month with Mike Chunn, of … Read more »

International keynotes headline national Autism conference

Press Release – Autism NZ

Two world-renown autism researchers from the University of California are headlining Autism New Zealands strongest ever national conference at Wellingtons Shed 6 on August 19-20. Read more »

Alliance Health Plus announces new community initiatives arm

Press Release – Alliance Health Plus

Alliance Health Plus Trust (AH+) today announced the establishment of Alliance Community Initiatives Trust (ACIT). Read more »

Prominent Queenstown Businessman Tony Hill Seeks QLDC Ticket

Press Release – Tony Hill

July 28 2016 : Prominent Queenstown businessman Tony Hill is putting his hand up as a candidate for the Queenstown Lakes District Council at this Octobers elections bringing with him vast experience in management in the health, hospitality, tourism … Read more »

Coleman welcomes wider access to vaccines

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today welcomed Pharmacs decision to widen access to the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and varicella (chickenpox) vaccinations. In Budget 2016 the Government invested an extra $124 million over four years to … Read more »

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