Health Headlines

Ryall: Midwinter Dialogues Speech

Speech – New Zealand Government

Id like to thank you for the invitation to be a part of the Midwinter Dialogues series here at the University of Otago in Christchurch. Read more »

We’re human fodder caught in the crossfire of armed groups

Article – Dr Hakim

Were human fodder caught in the crossfire of armed groups and armed governments: “No to wars! By Dr. Hakim 13 August, 2014 Read more »

DHB investing in radiology services, new CT scanner

Press Release – Waitemata District Health Board

Faster scans are on the way for Waitemata District Health Board patients with the board approving the purchase of a new stateoftheart CT scanner for North Shore Hospital this month. Read more »

Fluoridation safe, effective – report

Press Release – Science Media Centre

A comprehensive new report on the safety and efficacy of community water fluoridation aims to put to rest concerns and misinformation over the public health intervention. Read more »

Capital & Coast DHB Crown monitor appointed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Health Minister Tony Ryall has today announced the appointment of Dr Margaret Wilsher as the replacement crown monitor for Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB). Dr Wilsher replaces Debbie Chin, who was appointed acting chief executive by the … Read more »

Tuhoe-Crown Settlement Day in Taneatua

Speech – New Zealand Government

I address you all, as descendants of Chiefs. As the descendants of the statesmen and stateswoman of these homelands, the tangata whenua of Te Urewera. I address you the people of the Iwi Thoe. Read more »

Review finds community water fluoridation safe and effective

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand

A review of the scientific evidence for and against the efficacy and safety of fluoridation of public water supplies has found that the levels of fluoridation used in New Zealand create no health risks and provide protection against tooth decay. Councils currently … Read more »

Scientists reaffirm the safety of water fluoridation

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

The NZ Dental Association strongly supports the findings of the review of the scientific evidence into the health effects of water fluoridation. Read more »

Community Water Fluoridation is safe for everyone

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Report released today by Sir Peter Gluckman, the Prime Ministers Chief Science Advisor and the Royal Society of New Zealand confirms the safety and effectiveness of community water fluoridation. Read more »

Time NZ Got Serious About Suicide Prevention

Press Release – CASPER

Suicide prevention charity CASPER believes the key message from the release of todays suicide statistics is that its time New Zealand woke up and got serious about preventing suicide. Read more »

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