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The Economic Costs of the Havelock North August 2016 Waterborne Disease Outbreak

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Economic Costs of the Havelock North August 2016 Waterborne Disease Outbreak

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: The Economic Costs of the Havelock North August 2016 Waterborne Disease Outbreak Summary Sapere estimate the total economic costs to society resulting from the outbreak to be around $21M. The vast majority of costs ($12.4M or 59 percent of total costs) relate to […]

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Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, CT scanner, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Radiology, Thames Hospital, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Thames Hospital gets a new CT Scanner L-R:Rodger Clark, Medical Radiation Technologist, Thames Hospital, Glenn Coltman – Director of Radiology, Waikato District Health Board, Zubayr Zaman – Clinical Director of CT, Waikato District Health Board Thames Hospital celebrated the launch of a new CT […]

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Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

By   /  September 25, 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 Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Update on reducing Staphylococcus aureus related SSI collaborative The Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) has been working over the past year to review literature, propose potential bundle options, and gather feedback from the healthcare sector regarding a pre-operative anti-staphylococcal bundle […]

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Limited places available on half-day Hand Hygiene New Zealand workshop 15 October in Auckland

By   /  September 25, 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 Limited places available on half-day Hand Hygiene New Zealand workshop 15 October in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Limited places available on half-day Hand Hygiene New Zealand workshop 15 October in Auckland The Commission is hosting a Hand Hygiene New Zealand (HHNZ) half-day workshop on building a solid platform for infection prevention on Sunday 15 October in Auckland. The workshop […]

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2017 Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on 2017 Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                                    22 September 2017 NZNO Award – Services to Nursing and Midwifery 2017 This year there are two recipients of the NZNO Services to Nursing and Midwifery […]

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Young Nurse of the Year 2017

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Young Nurse of the Year 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Young Nurse of the Year 2017 Media Release                                                                           20 […]

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Kerri Nuku NZNO Award of Honour

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kerri Nuku NZNO Award of Honour

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Kerri Nuku NZNO Award of Honour Media Release Wednesday, 20 September 2017 NZNO Award of Honour 2017 At last night’s Annual Conference Awards Dinner, the NZNO Award of Honour was presented. The award is granted biennially. The nomination for Kerri Nuku met the criteria for the […]

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FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on FAST campaign increases stroke awareness

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: FAST campaign increases stroke awareness Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a nationwide stroke awareness campaign has seen more New Zealanders reporting suspected strokes. “Each year in New Zealand around 9,000 people have a stroke. Early identification and treatment are crucial to reduce the likelihood of […]

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Top tips: Oral Health

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  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 Top tips: Oral Health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top tips: Oral Health Plunket and Colgate Australia and New Zealand have partnered together to bring you our top five tips for keeping your family’s mouths nice and healthy: 1. Start brushing teeth as soon as they appear – use a small soft […]

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Top tips: Oral Health – Plunket

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on Top tips: Oral Health – Plunket

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: Top tips: Oral Health – Plunket Plunket and Colgate Australia and New Zealand have partnered together to bring you our top five tips for keeping your family’s mouths nice and healthy: 1. Start brushing teeth as soon as they appear – use a small […]

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3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: 3.6 million Kiwis benefit from Pharmac’s model Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says new data shows that Pharmac is delivering more subsidised medicines, benefiting around 3.6 million Kiwis. “Pharmac’s model for increasing New Zealander’s access to subsidised medicines and treatments is world class,” says Dr Coleman. […]

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Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Dietitics, Food and Nutrition, Health, Health and wellbeing, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Hospital  /  Comments Off on Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Wendy Dodunski receives Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics Wendy Dodunski, manager of nutrition and food services at Waikato DHB was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics from Dietitians New Zealand. Dietitian New Zealand is the professional association for registered dietitians with around 600 members. Every year […]

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Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  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 Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Save money on power and help pay for those baby essentials instead Having a baby can be expensive. In fact, some parents can spend more than $800 just on nappies and wipes in the first year of welcoming a newborn. Did you know […]

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Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pharmacy warfarin service benefits thousands Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a growing number of Kiwis are being supported to manage their blood thinning medication through a pharmacist-led scheme. “This Government has made providing care in the community and closer to home a priority,” says Dr […]

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Celebrating our dietitians

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Celebrating our dietitians

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating our dietitians Some of the 31 dietitians employed by Waikato DHB – Waikato Regional Diabetes Service dietitians (from left) Mark Leydon, Kathy Crossland, Rachael Kibblewhite, Nicky Totman, Jill McClymont, Sonya Fraser. These days the word “diet” is often associated with fads and fashions. […]

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Community speaks up about mental health and addiction care

By   /  September 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 Community speaks up about mental health and addiction care

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Community speaks up about mental health and addiction care Asking the question, ‘How can we improve services and outcomes for all?’ sparked vibrant debate and engagement from hundreds of people from across New Zealand’s mental health and addiction community during August. Over […]

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HISO 10065 Allied Health Data Set Draft Standard: Consultation document

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on HISO 10065 Allied Health Data Set Draft Standard: Consultation document

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: HISO 10065 Allied Health Data Set Draft Standard: Consultation document The purpose of the Allied Health Data Set Standard (the Standard) is to ensure Allied Health services are identified, classified and recorded in a common way. The Standard defines the minimum data required to […]

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Call for Nominations for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee

By   /  September 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 Call for Nominations for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee

MIL OSI – Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Call for Nominations for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee Nominations close on Friday, 20 October 2017 at 5pm The Board of the Health Quality & Safety Commission is seeking five members to join the Suicide Mortality Review Committee. The Suicide Mortality Review […]

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Join Waikato DHB’s new Consumer Council

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Consumer Council, Health, Mo Neville, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Join Waikato DHB’s new Consumer Council

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Join Waikato DHB’s new Consumer Council Waikato DHB is setting up a new Consumer Council and is looking for people in the community who would like to be part of it – and help shape what the DHB does and how it does it. […]

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Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

By   /  September 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Shingles vaccine on the way for elderly Jonathan Coleman | Health Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed news that Pharmac is on track to fund the vaccine for shingles (herpes zoster), as early as April 2018. “The introduction of a free shingles vaccine for over […]

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