Health Headlines

Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter Weekly Round-up 24 Jan

Press Release – Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter completed 11 missions and conducted crew training during the period. The missions are as follows; Read more »

Government still won’t come clean on TPPA and Pharmac

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

That the Government has blacked out entire pages of briefings on how the TPPA might impact on Pharmac is hardly transparent, says Labours spokesperson on Health Annette King. Read more »

Dog Attacks Mar End of Positive Summer; Fish Dumped

Column – Thames Coromandel District Council

A spate of serious dog attacks over the past two weeks has resulted in one man being flown to hospital in a serious condition and has kept our Council’s Compliance Officers busy investigating the attacks. Read more »

City safer for young revellers

Press Release – Auckland Council

Help is at hand for party-goers in the central city this summer, especially on weekends and throughout Orientation Week. Read more »

RSA takes strategic steps to improve support for serving

Press Release – NZ Returned and Services Association

RSA takes strategic steps to improve support for serving and ex-NZDF personnel and their dependants Read more »

Decision to delay Grey Hospital rebuild questioned

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

West Coast senior doctors want to know why the Grey Hospital rebuild is being delayed because of a relatively small budget over-run due to previously undetected earthquake vulnerability, says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried … Read more »

Taranaki Students Reducing Maori Health Inequalities

Press Release – Taranaki District Health Board

Maori students in Taranaki are gaining valuable work experience throughout secondary and tertiary education and in turn, contributing to the aim of decreasing Maori health inequalities thanks to the Why Ora employment pathways program run through … Read more »

Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyles Camp An ‘Amazing’ Experience

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Nineteen young Northlanders, some with Type 1 diabetes, enjoyed three nights and four days at the annual Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyles camp last month. Read more »

Ready to ride?

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Its time to dust off your old ten speed, check your brakes, wipe the cobwebs off your helmet, and get ready for Go by Bike Day. Read more »

Lessons from a young Kiwi’s pocket money

Press Release – Neonatal Trust

What if we all gave a small amount each week to support others? How young is too young to start teaching about the value of money and thinking of others? Read more »

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