Health Headlines

National’s Underfunding of St John Woeful

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The National governments lack of support for St John is putting lives at risk, says New Zealand First Health Spokesperson Barbara Stewart. Read more »

AIA NZ shakes up NZ’s insurance market

Press Release – AIA NZ

For the first time in New Zealand, families will be able to access the latest in potentially life-saving cancer treatments through AIA New Zealand, even if their existing health insurance provider excludes them. Read more »

$1.5m cash injection to Ashburton Hospital

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Ashburton Hospital has received a $1.5 million cash injection thanks to community generosity. Advance Ashburton trustee Gary Fail today presented David Meates, Canterbury DHB Chief Executive with a cheque for $1.5m to go towards the upgrades of Ashburton … Read more »

Would you hear your smoke alarm?

Press Release – Life Unlimited

If you are changing smoke alarm batteries this weekend for the end of daylight saving and either live with someone or have a hearing impairment yourself, then you might want to consider investing in a better smoke alarm. Smoke alarms are essential for … Read more »

Koha Kai Wins Supreme Award

Press Release – TrustPower

Koha Kai, representing Invercargill and Southland, has been named Supreme Winner at the prestigious Trustpower National Community Awards. Read more »

Q+A: Trade Minister Todd McClay interviewed by Corin Dann

Press Release – TVNZ

Trade Minister Todd McClay not ruling out a conversation around Chinese workers coming to New Zealand to work on infrastructure projects as part of trade talks. Yeah, well, thats not something thats on the table at the moment, but, look, … Read more »

Porirua after-hours GP clinic to remain open

Press Release – Capital and Coast District Health Board

People in Porirua and Kapiti will continue to have access to quality after-hours healthcare close to home. Read more »

New Zealand athletes bring back medals from Winter Games

Press Release – Special Olympics NZ

A group of New Zealand athletes with intellectual disabilities will return from the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games on Monday 27 March, with a haul of medals. The 13 athletes won 18 medals between them and all achieved personal best results, … Read more »

National rural health conference Wellington

Press Release – New Zealand Rural General Practice Network

Dr Peter Moodie, Dr Robyn Toomath, Dr Eric Crampton, mental health campaigner Matt Shirtcliff, former All Black Norm Hewitt, and clean water campaigner Marnie Prickett are amongst the line-up of keynote speakers at this years National Rural Health … Read more »

NZNO step out into Auckland YesWeCare action

Press Release – NZNO

Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with the missing in action, life-size health worker cut-out figures. New … Read more »

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