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New measles case confirmed in Auckland > ARPHS

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New measles case confirmed in Auckland > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: New measles case confirmed in Auckland > ARPHS The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been notified of a new case of measles and is asking people who may have come in contact with that person to watch out for symptoms. The infected […]

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New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign Media Release                                                24 March 2017 Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members are now on the Auckland roadshow with […]

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Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Dermatology, Dr Amanda Oakley, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, TechSoup, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Dr Amanda Oakley takes out TechSoup’s Lifetime Service Award Waikato DHB’s dermatologist Dr Amanda Oakley took out best Google Technology Service in the New Zealand Charities Lifetime Service Award sector. The New Zealand Charities Technology Awards, hosted by TechSoup, brought together over 90 guests […]

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New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: New research boosts the YesWeCare Campaign > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                24 March 2017 Hundreds of NZNO members have stepped out across the nation to Shout Out for health and join the PSA YesWeCare heath funding campaign. Members […]

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Coleman to visit Melbourne

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Coleman to visit Melbourne

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Coleman to visit Melbourne Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is travelling to Melbourne to take part in a meeting of Health Ministers. Dr Coleman will attend the Council of Australian Governments Health Council meeting, along with Australian Commonwealth Health Minister Greg […]

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Managing tuberculosis (TB) with your smart phone > ARPHS

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Managing tuberculosis (TB) with your smart phone > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Managing tuberculosis (TB) with your smart phone > ARPHS Public health nurse Carolyn Pye is celebrating world TB day this Friday with two awards under her arm after her project team won accolades for using digital devices to manage the disease. “By 2018, […]

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Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Call for clinicians to share ‘disruptive’ ideas Health Minister Jonathan Coleman is calling on clinicians to share their ideas on how technology can transform patient care. “Clinicians have an insider’s view of where innovation can be applied to improve healthcare services,” says Dr Coleman. “A […]

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Disease surveillance for Oct-Dec 2016 > ARPHS

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Disease surveillance for Oct-Dec 2016 > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Disease surveillance for Oct-Dec 2016 > ARPHS Dengue fever There was a small increase in imported Dengue over the last quarter of 2016, this was unremarkable, less than the average over the past three years and has not been sustained into 2017. On […]

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Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Getting patients with major trauma to the right hospital quicker Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say hundreds will benefit from a new major trauma policy which will see patients taken to the most appropriate hospital more quickly. “The Government is focused […]

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World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation  /  Comments Off on World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World leading NZ research is improving stroke patients rehabilitation Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith says new internationally-recognised research that aims to improve rehabilitation of people after they have a stroke is an important step forward. “Around 9,000 people have […]

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Child with meningococcal septicaemia

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Child with meningococcal septicaemia

MIL OSI – Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Child with meningococcal septicaemia 22 March 2017 A child who was admitted to Gisborne Hospital last week with meningococcal septicaemia has now been discharged. All those who had been in close contact with the child have been followed up. Other families that the child […]

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New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New School of Rural Health not the solution to New Zealand’s health workforce crisis New Zealand’s health workforce crisis cannot be solved through the creation of the proposed new national School of Rural Health says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. The idea […]

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Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Mental Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Keeping the mind and body ‘ultra’ healthy “I run to keep depression away and to help me function as a normal human being. It takes me to one of my happy places that I can’t go to unless I am running. Off road running […]

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Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Mental Health and Addictions, Odyssey, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Big launch for Youth INtact drug and alcohol service The new Waikato wide youth drug and alcohol service Youth INtact celebrated its official launch (15 March) in Garden Place, Hamilton. The approach was to celebrate with youth for youth in the Waikato. Rangatahi / […]

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HISO 10055.3 SNOMED CT Reference Set Development for National Patient Flow

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on HISO 10055.3 SNOMED CT Reference Set Development for National Patient Flow

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: HISO 10055.3 SNOMED CT Reference Set Development for National Patient Flow Summary This draft SNOMED reference set has been developed to provide mapping for the Faster Cancer Treatment Indicator list of Cancer Diagnosis codes to support enhanced reporting within National Patient Flow and […]

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Public health managing outbreak of mumps > ARPHS

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public health managing outbreak of mumps > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public health managing outbreak of mumps > ARPHS Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is managing an outbreak of mumps.   “We are concerned that this disease has the potential to spread quickly among those who are unimmunised, particularly in schools,” says Medical […]

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A decade of the NZNO Employment Survey > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on A decade of the NZNO Employment Survey > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: A decade of the NZNO Employment Survey > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Nurses’ trademark resilience can only last so long The New Zealand Nurses Organisation’s fifth biennial employment survey of its nurse membership reveals a steady decline of overall morale with […]

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Kids II Oball Rattles Product Recall

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on Kids II Oball Rattles Product Recall

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: Kids II Oball Rattles Product Recall A product recall has been issued for Kids II – Oball Rattles. The product has been recalled because the orange rattle beads may release from the rattle chamber opening, they present a choking hazard to children under 3 […]

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Pop-Up Playgroups – a great solution popping up where mums need them

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on Pop-Up Playgroups – a great solution popping up where mums need them

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: Pop-Up Playgroups – a great solution popping up where mums need them In Whangarei Plunket is trialing an exciting new venture, Pop-Up Playgroups. A notice goes up on the Facebook page, the van heads to the local park or community hall, out pop the […]

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Community midwives get 2.5 per cent increase

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Community midwives get 2.5 per cent increase

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Community midwives get 2.5 per cent increase Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says community-based midwives will receive a $2.8 million pay increase this year, further boosting support for maternity services. “This fee increase for Lead Maternity Care (LMC) midwives acknowledges their important work with many of the […]

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