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Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public health interviewing worst affected at Augusta House Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is following up people who have become unwell after exposure to an unknown chemical at Augusta House in Victoria Street, Auckland.  ARPHS staff are interviewing those people worst affected. […]

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Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Illegal trading in Mangere encourages childhood addiction An undercover operation by public health in Mangere revealed that three out of 10 outlets investigated on a single day were selling cigarettes illegally.  Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) regularly carries out stings using teenage […]

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Public Health Highights – a new report

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Public Health Highights – a new report

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Public Health Highights – a new report This report highlights the role of Auckland Regional Public Health Service in protecting and promoting public health in the region.  Although the breadth of our work is considerable, we do not operate alone. Delivering health solutions […]

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New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: New Waikato programme offers strength and balance classes for over 65s Improve your fitness. Increase your strength. Gain better balance. Have fun! That’s the mantra of community classes for older people run in Waikato under the “Strong & Stable” programme. It’s part of the […]

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Remember the ‘heater-metre rule’ this winter

By   /  April 24, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Children and Wellbeing, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons, New Zealand Plunket Society, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Remember the ‘heater-metre rule’ this winter

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Remember the ‘heater-metre rule’ this winter The recent wintry blast has signalled that winter is not far away, and Plunket is reminding families that now is a good time to get prepared and stay alert to the dangers from heaters, fireplaces and other sources of winter […]

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Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, 95bfm, Analysis-Reportage, David Robie, diabetes, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Health, Injustice, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Military, Nauru, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Radio, Southern Cross, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.David Robie talks on 95bFM about current Pacific issues Reuben McLaren of 95bFM talks to Professor David Robie, director of the Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology, on the centre’s Southern Cross radio programme. David speaks about various upheavals around the Pacific, including the alleged Chinese […]

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Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Measles alert for Kuala Lumpur flight passengers Travellers who arrived at Auckland International Airport on Malaysia Airlines MH133 from Kuala Lumpur at 11pm on 15th April 2018 may have been exposed to measles. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has been contacting the […]

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Members to get ballot for industrial action

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Members to get ballot for industrial action

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Members to get ballot for industrial action   Media Release EMBARGO 9.30am                                                                            20 April 2018 Members now vote whether or not to strike NZNO DHB members, who are party to the DHB Nurses and Midwifery MECA, receive their strike ballot paper […]

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Respiratory research

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Respiratory research

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Respiratory research The Respiratory research unit offers a wide variety of research trials varying from local collaborative projects to global studies. We participate in clinical trials ranging from phase I through to phase IV.  All of our studies have received appropriate local regulatory and ethical approval […]

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Population and Public Health

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Population and Public Health

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Population and Public Health Population and Public Health Waikato DHB’s Population Health service includes: Health Protection Health Improvement The service is part of Waikato DHB’s Community and Clinical Support directorate. The service also produces health profiles and position statements which inform Waikato DHB activities. These can […]

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Key publications and policies

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Key publications and policies

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Key publications and policies Key publications are strategies, plans (including Waikato DHB annual plan), reports (including Waikato DHB annual report, annual quality account, serious adverse events and maternity annual report), our DHB position statements of a range of public health issues, Waikato DHB policies of public […]

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Influenza in the Waikato

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Influenza in the Waikato

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Influenza in the Waikato The Northern Hemisphere has been hit hard with influenza this year and experts are predicting that the same strain of influenza will come to New Zealand. Our advice to people in the Waikato is to get vaccinated as soon as vaccines become […]

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SmartHealth

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on SmartHealth

Source: Waikato District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SmartHealth Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. Waikato DHB SmartHealth online doctor service, using the HealthTap app, finishes on 30 April following its two year trial. If you are currently using the HealthTap […]

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What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines Published online:  17 April 2018 This document describes what government disability support funding (funding) can be used to buy. It is for people using: Enhanced Individualised Funding (EIF) Choice in Community […]

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Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015 Published online:  16 April 2018 Summary These tables present mortality data (numbers and age-standardised rates) by sex for certain causes of death for each year from 1948 to 2015. Māori and non-Māori mortality data is presented from 1996 to […]

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Mortality 2015 data tables

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mortality 2015 data tables

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Mortality 2015 data tables Published online:  16 April 2018 These tables contain information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand in 2015. A ‘Quick facts’ section also includes information on rates of death by ethnicity and selected causes of […]

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The Disability Respite Market

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Disability Respite Market

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: The Disability Respite Market Published online:  12 April 2018 This publication is intended to help current and prospective providers of respite support and services to better understand the characteristics of the respite market in each region and areas of expected demand. DSS values […]

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MECA Panel members confirmed

By   /  April 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on MECA Panel members confirmed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: MECA Panel members confirmed All District Health Boards        Media Release                                                         13 April 2018     Announcement of independent DHB MECA panel members Following yesterday’s announcement that an independent panel is being engaged to assist in resolving the impasse in the […]

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Plane-passengers-exposed-to-measles-as-sixth-case-confirmed

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Canterbury District Health Board, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Plane-passengers-exposed-to-measles-as-sixth-case-confirmed

Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Plane-passengers-exposed-to-measles-as-sixth-case-confirmed Title: Plane passengers exposed to measles as sixth case confirmed Abstract: ​​​A woman in her 20s from Queenstown is the latest person to be confirmed as having measles, and brings the total to six people in the South island who have been infected with this […]

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