Health Headlines

NZAC urges Government to prioritise youth mental health

Press Release – New Zealand Association of Counsellors

News release: NZAC urges Government to prioritise youth mental health Youth mental health should be the Governments priority in light of Youthline Wellingtons cries for help, says NZ Association of Counsellors (NZAC) president, Bev Weber. The … Read more »

Stephen Theobald, a local hero

Press Release – Harcourts

Years of service in the fire service and decades as the local go to person for anyone needing a helping hand, has led Stephen Theobald to be recognised as a Kiwibank Local Hero 2017. Read more »

South African Court invalidates case cited by Seales

Press Release – Euthanasia Free NZ

The Supreme Court of Appeal overturned a high court decision to grant a terminally ill man legal medically assisted dying. Read more »

Family Tribute Films Win Someday Challenge

Press Release – The Outlook for Someday

Two strongly personal family tribute films have scooped 2016s top honours in The Outlook for Someday film challenge. The Body Shop Standout Winner is a film by 15 year old Sarah Ridsdale celebrating her uncles role in creating a haven for New … Read more »

Youthline Wellington desperately needs your help

Press Release – Youthline

Recent local government funding cuts mean we may be forced to reduce or possibly even terminate – our services, potentially putting thousands of vulnerable young people at risk. Read more »

Dental Association highlight actions for sugary drinks

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association is launching a new consensus statement on Sugary Drinks endorsed by key health organisations. The actions seek to reduce harm caused by sugary drinks consumption. Read more »

Guidelines for communities affected by adverse events

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Guidelines for communities affected by adverse events Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes new guidelines aimed at offering psychosocial support for communities affected by adverse events. Read more »

$3.76m health support for Kaikoura & Marlborough

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a $3.76 million support package for Kaikoura and Marlborough. Read more »

Questions & Answers – 8 December 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (NationalBotany) to the Minister of Finance : What announcements has he made showing the Government is on track to continue delivering surpluses and supporting a growing economy? Read more »

Spectrum Care wins unprecedented Health Excellence Award

Press Release – Spectrum Care

Spectrum Cares Specialist Support Clinical Team was presented with an unprecedented ‘Chief Executive Award’ at the recent Auckland District Health Board Health Excellence Awards with their project Reaching out beyond hospital walls: Optimising medicines … Read more »

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