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Give A Toot, Or Better Yet, A Dollar Or Two, To A Local Hero Running For Mental Health

Press Release – The Word Collective

2020 may be a year of disruption, but for Napier local Jean-Fabien Barrois its been pretty routine. That routine has seen him devotedly don his purple Mental Health New Zealand t-shirt every morning, pull on his sneakers and set of for a 5km run … Read more »

Flu And Measles Vaccine Reports – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Ministry of Health has released two reports into this years flu immunisation campaign and last years measles outbreak. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said the Ministry recognised there were difficulties with vaccine distribution … Read more »

1 New Case Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, detected in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility. There are no new community cases. Todays new case is a woman in her 30s who arrived from Dubai on September 9, who … Read more »

Reviews Of Managing Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Work is underway to further strengthen New Zealands management of communicable disease outbreaks in response to recommendations from two newly-published reports. Today, the Ministry of Health is releasing two reports it commissioned into this … Read more »

Better Funding For PHARMAC

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A National Government will increase funding for PHARMAC and ensure more Kiwis have access to life-saving medication, Nationals Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. National will increase PHARMAC funding by approximately $90 million per year, … Read more »

A Modern Health Service That Delivers For Everyone

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

A National Government will deliver a health service that is modern, high-quality, evidence-based and available to all, regardless of who you are or where you live, Nationals Health spokesperson Dr Shane Reti says. National will: Increase funding … Read more »

New Support Service For Kiwis Living With Eating Disorders Welcomes People Under Its ‘Canopy’

Press Release – Canopy Eating Disorders Support

A new type of support to help New Zealanders healing from an eating disorder feel comforted and empowered to take positive steps towards full recovery has launched. Canopy Eating Disorders Support Services (Canopy) is New Zealand’s first eating disorder … Read more »

Doctors Demand Integrative Medicine Be Incorporated Into National Health Policy

Press Release – Australasian Integrative Medicine Association

Integrative medicine specialists are lobbying the Australian and New Zealand governments to incorporate integrative medicine into national health policy. Two of Australasias leading integrative medicine organisations ACNEM and AIMA have written to state and … Read more »

Police Seeking Information On Tony Moses

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Counties Manukau Police are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of 29-year-old Tony Moses who was admitted to Middlemore Hospital early this morning with a single gunshot wound to his lower abdomen. Moses left the hospital of his own volition soon … Read more »

NZDA Welcomes Policy To Bolster Dental Spending On Kids

Press Release – New Zealand Dental Association

The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) has welcomed National Party policy to increase funding for child oral health. NZDA says that their continued and strong view is that the Community Oral Health Service needs more support, a message they … Read more »

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