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Primary Health Care Nurses And Staff To Stop Work

Press Release – NZNO

More than 3400 primary health care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 practices and accident and medical centres will stop work for two hours nationwide on Thursday 23 July after mediation to settle their multi-employer … Read more »

Management Of A Prisoner’s Medication

Press Release – Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Kevin Allan today released a report finding the Department of Corrections (Corrections), Clendon Pharmacy and a doctor in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers Rights (the Code) for … Read more »

1 New Case Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand. There continue to be no cases of COVID-19 in the community. It has been 66 days since the last case of COVID-19 that was acquired locally from an unknown source. The person … Read more »

Community Support For More Smokefree Spaces In Upper Hutt

Press Release – Upper Hutt City Council

Widespread public support for making even more public spaces across Upper Hutt smokefree has encouraged Council to look at extending its smokefree policy. In 2006, Upper Hutt City Council was one of the first Councils to introduce smokefree outdoor areas … Read more »

Cook Islands Failure Shows How Much Smarter We Need To Get

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

New Zealand and the Cook Islands are missing out due to having the worlds dumbest borders, says ACT Leader David Seymour. The next government is going to have to get smart. Living resiliently in a post-COVID world will require a lot … Read more »

Global Study Examines Individual Responses To Covid-19

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A global study is under way to compare how information about Covid-19 is delivered by authorities and the media, and how it is understood and used by people in different countries. University of Canterbury (UC) population health expert Professor Philip … Read more »

Labour Promises Are “just More KiwiBuild”

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National Leader Todd Muller says Labour Leader Jacinda Arderns promises today are just more KiwiBuild. Nothing Labour promises you this election will be delivered except more tax for you to pay. Labour promised three years ago … Read more »

Speech: Ardern Labour Party Congress 2020

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party

Tena koutou katoa Nga tangata whenua o tenei rohe o Pneke, tena koutou Nau mai, haere mai ki te hui a tau mo te roopu reipa Ko tatou! Ko to tatou mana! Ko to tatou kaupapa kei te kokiri whakamua Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena tatou katoa Welcome. … Read more »

3 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Today there are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation and quarantine facilities in New Zealand. There continue to be no new cases in the community. This means the number of active cases in New Zealand is 21, all of which are in managed … Read more »

Lack Of COVID-19 Lockdown Increased Deaths In Sweden, Analysis Concludes

Press Release – UVA Health

Swedens controversial decision not to lock down during COVID-19 produced more deaths and greater healthcare demand than seen in countries with earlier, more stringent interventions, a new analysis finds. But Sweden fared better than would be expected … Read more »

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