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Fiso Group Ltd Preferred Bidder for Pacific Health Services

Press Release – Pacific Health Service

The Fiso Group Limited has been selected as the preferred bidder to take over the business operation and acquire the assets of the Pacific Health Services Porirua Inc. Read more »

Whangarei couple get to the root of dental problem

Press Release – Kowhai Dental

Whangarei couple Jeff and Jana Joy are fighting back against New Zealands appalling dental health, one mouth at a time. Read more »

Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Press Release – Massey University

Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. Read more »

NZDF Volunteer of the Year generous with time and skills

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Volunteer of the Year Sergeant Maaka McKinney carries four pagers hes on call 24/7 to Coastguard Tutukaka, the Rural Fire Service, St John Ambulance, and his local fire brigade in Northland. Sergeant McKinney is … Read more »

Advanced Paramedicine receives funding boost

Press Release – Paramedic Education and Research Charitable Trust

New Zealand Paramedic Education and Research Charitable Trust has provided paramedicine with an extra boost, following the announcement of this years recipients of the Tait Communications Paramedicine Scholarships 2018. Read more »

Kiwi innovation pinpoints the new kilo

Press Release – Measurement Standards Laboratory

Its official, the international science community has voted to change the way weight, electric current, temperature and substance amounts are defined. Instead of comparing masses with a lump of metal kept in a vault in Paris, scientists will … Read more »

Changing the world, from New Zealand

Press Release – Hep C Action Aotearoa

Hep C Action Aotearoa is a small group with big ideas. Responding to the crippling stigma that surrounds the now curable infectious disease, they are calling for a 180 degree change in attitudes Read more »

Richard Simpson joins the Research For Life Board

Press Release – Research for Life

Wellington Chartered Accountant Richard Simpson has accepted an invitation to join the Research for Life board. Read more »

2018 Health Innovation Awards attract record entrants

Press Release – Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Helping patients to administer their chemotherapy treatments at home; cultural field trips to foster understanding of tikanga Mori, and encouraging cardiac patients to take their medication, are among the initiatives entered in the 2018 Nelson Marlborough … Read more »

14th annual Exercise NZ awards in Auckland this week

Press Release – Make Lemonade

The countrys fitness experts and exercise facilities who help half a million Kiwis get physically active and healthier will be vying for the Exercise NZ annual awards in Auckland on Saturday night. The exercise industry awards, now in their 14th year, … Read more »

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