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Could you be saving money on your family’s power bill?

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on Could you be saving money on your family’s power bill?

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: Could you be saving money on your family’s power bill? With winter power bills on the way, we’ve partnered with the Electricity Authority for a post on how you can check you’re on the best deal for your family. Did you know there are […]

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New disability system a step closer

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Disability Issues, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New disability system a step closer

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New disability system a step closer Disability Issues and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner says a hard-working and talented group has produced a high-level design for the transformed disability support system. “The co-design group, which includes disabled people, worked intensively over several months to create […]

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Summary of Submissions on Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Draft Respite Strategy 2017-2022

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Summary of Submissions on Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Draft Respite Strategy 2017-2022

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Summary of Submissions on Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Draft Respite Strategy 2017-2022 The Ministry of Health released Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Draft Respite Strategy 2017 to 2022 for feedback from the disability sector on 30 March 2017. This report presents our […]

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Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Respite Strategy 2017 to 2022

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Respite Strategy 2017 to 2022

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Transforming Respite: Disability Support Services Respite Strategy 2017 to 2022 Summary Transforming respite sets the future direction for improving disability respite support. Changes to the respite model will include: offering disabled people and their families/whānau a flexible respite budget that they can use […]

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New Community Health Council aims to improve consumer engagement in Southern region

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Community Health Council aims to improve consumer engagement in Southern region

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Community Health Council aims to improve consumer engagement in Southern region New Community Health Council aims to improve consumer engagement in Southern region 19 Jul 2017 | Partners in Care A new consumer engagement initiative has been established by the Southern […]

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Transforming respite care

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Transforming respite care

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Transforming respite care Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is today releasing a strategy to transform the way people who care for a disabled family member are supported. Transforming Respite is designed to give disabled people and their family members greater choice, control and flexibility when […]

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Presentations online from 4th World Congress on Integrated Care

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Presentations online from 4th World Congress on Integrated Care

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Presentations online from 4th World Congress on Integrated Care Presentations and videos are now online from the 4th World Congress on Integrated Care – Investing in our Future: Improving the Health of People and Communities. The congress was presented by the International Foundation […]

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National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (April–June 2017)

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (April–June 2017)

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Hand Hygiene New Zealand report released (April–June 2017) The latest Hand Hygiene NZ performance report for 1 April to 30 June 2016 has been published on the Hand Hygiene New Zealand website. DHBs achieved the national hand hygiene compliance target of 80 […]

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Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Disease surveillance for Apr-Jun 2017 > ARPHS   Dengue feverThere has been an increase (~120%) in the number of cases of dengue fever for the three months between April and June. A lesser increase (~50%) has occurred if the last quarter results are […]

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Roll-out of national bowel screening begins

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Roll-out of national bowel screening begins

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Roll-out of national bowel screening begins Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the start of the bowel screening programme is a major milestone for the New Zealand health system, and will ultimately save lives. “This week the first letters inviting people to take part in the […]

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NZNO member receives Union award

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on NZNO member receives Union award

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: NZNO member receives Union award Media release                                                       14 July 2017 Dilani Perera – a workplace leader for Equal Pay At the Council of Trade Unions’ Women’s Conference tonight in Wellington, NZNO delegate Dilani Perera was honoured with a Leadership and Commitment on Equal Pay […]

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New General Manager for South Island Alliance

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New General Manager for South Island Alliance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New General Manager for South Island Alliance Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the appointment of Mark Leggett as the new General Manager of the South Island Alliance. “Mark Leggett brings significant clinical and executive management expertise to the role,” says Dr Coleman. “He trained […]

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Latest issue of Waikato Health News

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Latest issue of Waikato Health News

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Latest issue of Waikato Health News The winter edition of Waikato District Health Board’s magazine Waikato Health News is out now, and covers everything from the Heart Foundation’s Journeys website, to surgical manikins, a mental health rehabilitation programme, photos from Fieldays, winter seasonal advice, […]

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Living with Low Vision

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Living with Low Vision

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Living with Low Vision Many people at some time in their life will experience a problem with their eyesight. If you start to notice your vision changing or you have any concerns about your eyesight, consult your eye health professional. Low vision […]

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Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 69 online now

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 69 online now

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 69 online now Health Quality & Safety Commission e-digest, Issue 69 online now 11 Jul 2017 In this issue (attached below): Quality and safety improvement Calling for abstracts for the quality improvement scientific symposium Whakakotahi […]

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More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 1.2 million New Zealanders have been immunised with the seasonal influenza vaccine this year. “This is the sixth year in a row where more than a million doses have been distributed before influenza cases […]

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Expressions of interest for roles on the Adverse Events Learning Programme expert advisory group

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Expressions of interest for roles on the Adverse Events Learning Programme expert advisory group

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Expressions of interest for roles on the Adverse Events Learning Programme expert advisory group Expressions of interest for roles on the Adverse Events Learning Programme expert advisory group 11 Jul 2017 | Adverse Events We currently have two vacancies for Adverse Events […]

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Emerging Leader Rachel Malone

By   /  July 11, 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 Emerging Leader Rachel Malone

MIL OSI – Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Emerging Leader Rachel Malone 11 July 2017 The Health Quality and Safety Commission’s Open for Leadership Awards are given out monthly to DHBs around the country – two a month from February to November.Each month two DHBs are asked to put forward one candidate […]

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Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, NZ Institute of Rural Health, Press Release, Public Sector, rural health, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Rural students get hands on medical experience at Waikato Hospital Every year a number of rural Waikato Year 13 students interested in medicine get a taste of the real world at Waikato Hospital in a one day workshop.[embedded content] Every year a number of […]

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Pressure injury prevention and management

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Pressure injury prevention and management

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pressure injury prevention and management In consultation with the sector and with endorsement from the Commission and the Ministry of Health, the Accident Compensation Corporation has published the Guiding Principles For Pressure Injury Prevention And Management In New Zealand. The guiding principles […]

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