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Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Congrats to Sport and Recreation Awards finalists Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has acknowledged the finalists at the tenth anniversary of the Sport and Recreation Awards. “These annual awards, hosted by Sport NZ, celebrate the contribution and dedication of individuals, clubs, regional and national […]

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Scheme helping to fill hard-to-staff health roles

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Scheme helping to fill hard-to-staff health roles

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Scheme helping to fill hard-to-staff health roles Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an incentive scheme designed to increase the number of health professionals working in communities and roles that have traditionally been difficult to staff is making a real difference. “It’s important that health facilities […]

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Lives of rural NZ at risk

Published By   /  May 28, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Jonathan Coleman, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mystery Creek, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, RHAANZ, rural health, workforce  /  Comments Off on Lives of rural NZ at risk

MIL OSI – Wellington – The lives of rural New Zealanders are at risk every day because of poor connectivity and inequitable health services, a rural health leader says. Dr Martin London, chair of the Rural Health Alliance of Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ), says government needs to help remove barriers so rural people’s health be […]

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$8m pay rise for community-based midwives

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $8m pay rise for community-based midwives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $8m pay rise for community-based midwives Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says community-based midwives are set to receive their share of an $8 million pay increase. “The Government believes in supporting families, and an important part of this is helping to ensure the 60,000 new babies […]

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NZ joins global response to antimicrobial resistance

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ joins global response to antimicrobial resistance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ joins global response to antimicrobial resistance Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett welcome the announcement of New Zealand’s action plan for tackling the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance. “Antimicrobial resistance is a global issue that requires a global response. New […]

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Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Care & support workers’ pay equity legislation passes 1st reading Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a bill which will ensure 55,000 care and support workers receive their share in a $2 billion pay rise has passed its first reading. The Care and Support Worker (Pay […]

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$205.4m for disability support services

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Disability Issues, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $205.4m for disability support services

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $205.4m for disability support services Budget 2017 will invest an extra $205.4 million over four years to maintain and improve disability support services, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner say. “The Government is committed to providing disabled people with more support […]

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Further support for bowel screening roll-out

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further support for bowel screening roll-out

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further support for bowel screening roll-out Budget 2017 will invest $38.5 million of new operating funding over four years to further support the staged implementation of the national bowel screening programme, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. “Around 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with bowel cancer […]

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Health investment increases to a record $16.8b

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health investment increases to a record $16.8b

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health investment increases to a record $16.8b Budget 2017 will invest an extra $3.9 billion over four years into Vote Health taking the total health investment to a record $16.77 billion in 2017/18, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. “Delivering better health services for a growing […]

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$224m boost for mental health

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on $224m boost for mental health

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $224m boost for mental health Budget 2017 will invest an extra $224 million over four years in mental health services including $124 million in new innovative approaches, Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman say. “Mental health is a social investment priority […]

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Significant progress on healthy kids target

Published By   /  May 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Significant progress on healthy kids target

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Significant progress on healthy kids target Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show increased performance around the country, particularly on the raising healthy kids target. “The six national health targets help to drive improvement in performance across the health system,” says […]

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Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

Published By   /  May 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum “The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman. “We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate as an effective regulator on […]

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Pressure injury prevention & management guide

Published By   /  May 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pressure injury prevention & management guide

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pressure injury prevention & management guide The launch of national guiding principles for preventing and managing pressure injuries is being welcomed by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse. “It’s estimated that every year around 55,000 people suffer […]

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Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings

Published By   /  May 16, 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 attend WHO and WADA meetings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting. “I will be leaving tomorrow for the 70th WHA in Geneva, Switzerland, where I […]

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Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance

Published By   /  May 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, ACC, Budget 2017, Health, Jonathan Coleman, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Double crewing for road ambulance Budget 2017 invests an additional $59.2 million over four years to ensure all road ambulance call outs are double crewed, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne and ACC Minister Michael Woodhouse say. “The Government is […]

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Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

Published By   /  May 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the return of an awareness campaign which encourages families to make small changes to help tackle childhood obesity. “Obesity is particularly concerning in children as it is associated […]

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$9.8m expansion for Waitakere Hospital

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $9.8m expansion for Waitakere Hospital

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $9.8m expansion for Waitakere Hospital Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today marked the completion of Waitemata DHB’s $9.8 million expansion at Waitakere Hospital. “This ambitious $9.8 million development has transformed Waitakere Hospital into a state-of-the-art facility for this community,” says Dr Coleman. “The development includes […]

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NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms

Published By   /  May 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the launch of the NZ Lions Series 2017 education programme for schools. “The NZ Lions Series is an iconic event, attracting over 20,000 international visitors as well as passionate support […]

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Advice for young people is to sit less, move more & sleep well

Published By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Advice for young people is to sit less, move more & sleep well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Advice for young people is to sit less, move more & sleep well Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Education Minister Nikki Kaye have today welcomed the released updated physical activity guidelines for children and young people aged five to 17. “Children and young people are […]

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Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark

Published By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman awarded Sport Wellington with the first Governance Mark in Wellington yesterday. “It is great that Sport Wellington have become the first to achieve the Governance Mark. This is a clear signal that […]

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