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Rotorua/Taupo to be included in helicopter services process

Press Release – Rotorua District Council

Rotorua and Taupo will now be able to take part in proposals for future air ambulance services following a meeting today between Health Minister David Clark, mayors and district health board representatives. Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick described the … Read more »

CEO Update 23 April 2018

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

You can read CEO Update from cover to cover or download the full copy via ISSUU or PDF on our website . You can also navigate straight to the article you want to read via the links below. Read more »

Whānau weighs in on Jumpstart

Press Release – YMCA

The Pikia whnau of Invercargill is taking control of its health and wellness by participating in Jumpstart, a diabetes health management programme that was launched a year ago at the Tay Street YMCA. Read more »

NZASA calls for govt review of UN Child Rights Convention

Press Release – New Zealand Amateur Sport Association

Media reports that New Zealand children of 14 or 15 years of age are now being targeted for contracts by sporting franchises, should prompt New Zealand authorities to review laws preventing the exploitation of children. Read more »

Govt Inquiry into Mental Health & Addiction: Public meetings

Press Release – Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

Members of the public are invited to meet with the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction panel in Nelson next week (3 May). People in Marlborough have the option to attend by video conference from Wairau Hospital, Blenheim. Read more »

Over 65s encouraged to prevent falls and live stronger

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

Live Stronger for Longer is the theme of this years April Falls month long campaign raising awareness of the harm caused by falls, and what can be done to prevent them. Read more »

High risk of malnutrition in older people

Press Release – Massey University

Almost 75 per cent of older adults involved in a recent Massey University study were at risk of malnourishment, or were malnourished, when they were admitted to hospital. Read more »

Mobile Surgical Bus Set to Keep on Trucking

Press Release – Mobile Health

For the past seventeen years its been a regular sight on New Zealands roads, parking up alongside small-town hospitals and medical centres from Kaikohe to Balclutha, providing vital day surgery to almost 23,000 patients in need. Now the countrys … Read more »

Will Jacinda Ardern Champion Women

Press Release – Right To Life

Will Jacinda Ardern Champion Women in Seeking Legal Recognition for the Humanity of the Unborn Child and its Right to Life? Media Release Friday 20th April 2018 Read more »

Mayors say medical school a ‘no-brainer’

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Two Waikato mayors say a proposal for a Waikato Medical School will be a game-changer for smaller Waikato towns and the government must support it. Read more »

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