Health Headlines

Questions and Answers – June 2

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. JOANNE HAYES (National) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received about the economys performance in the lead-up to the Budget last month? Read more »

Coleman: Primary Care Symposium

Speech – New Zealand Government

Thanks John. Its great to be here today to speak at your second primary caresymposium. Read more »

Secrecy surrounds social experiment

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The secrecy surrounding the Governments plans to let private funders invest in mental health services only increases suspicions that the proposal has been ill-thought through, Labours Health spokesperson Annette Kings says. Read more »

Social bonds put profits before people

Press Release – Public Service Association

The Government is putting profit before people with its plans to use private investors to profit from social services which place people with mental illness into work, says the Public Service Association. Read more »

Front-up for the Hard of Hearing

Press Release – National Foundation for the Deaf

The Foundations CEO Challenges all CEOs to Front-up for the Hard of Hearing CEO of The National Foundation for the Deaf, Louise Carroll, is challenging all CEOs to support their family members, friends, colleagues and staff who are hard of hearing … Read more »

Max Ritchie Recognised with Royal Honour

Press Release – Neurological Foundation

The National Council of the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand congratulates Executive Director Max Ritchie following todays announcement that he is to be made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to health and the … Read more »

Relationships Aotearoa closing devastating for Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Association Of Psychotherapists

The Canterbury Branch of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists is deeply concerned by this week’s announcement that Relationships Aotearoa is being closed down. Read more »

ew Zealand engagement in ‘Boat people’ crisis summit

Press Release – Amnesty International

South East Asia: New Zealand engagement in Boat people crisis summit an opportunity that must not be missed Read more »

Early morning maternity flight

Press Release – Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Early this morning at 0400hrs the Tauranga based Trustpower TECT Rescue helicopter was called to transfer a 19 year old Te Puke woman from Tauranga hospital to Auckland hospital, the woman had gone into premature labour and required specialist maternity … Read more »

Quit now! Give your lungs a chance

Press Release – Asthma Foundation

We say: Quit now! You can do it with the right support! said Teresa Demetriou, acting chief executive of the Asthma Foundation. Read more »

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