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A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses Media Release                                                      25 November 2017 A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, the ‘16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ begins. The […]

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A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  November 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media Release                                                      25 November 2017 A devastating human rights violation hurts nurses From today, 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, […]

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Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists Media release                                                        24 November 2017 The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying occurs in nursing it has a huge effect on the nurse and colleagues […]

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Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, NZNO, Unions  /  Comments Off on Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation – Release/Statement Headline: Bullying affecting nurses and medical specialists > New Zealand Nurses Organisation > Media Releases Media release                                                        24 November 2017 The collegial mood suffers in cash starved system The NZNO Employment Survey and our Kai Tiaki journal reporters have repeatedly found that when bullying […]

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Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers

By   /  November 24, 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 Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers Adverse events report signals stronger focus on learning from consumers 24 Nov 2017 | Adverse Events The latest Learning from adverse events report recommends putting consumers at the centre when reporting, reviewing and learning from […]

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Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  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 Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17

Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Serious-Adverse-Events-2016-17 Inpatient falls continue to be the single major serious adverse events (SAE) reported by the Canterbury DHB for the 2016/17 financial year. The release of a Serious Adverse Events report by each DHB is a Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC) initiative. The reports highlight […]

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Supporting vulnerable families

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, SmartHealth, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Supporting vulnerable families

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Supporting vulnerable families The Tokoroa Council of Social Services (TCOSS) Early Years’ Service hub is embracing SmartHealth as a way to help support vulnerable children and their families. Covering Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau, and Mangakino, the Early Years’ Service Hub aims to improve service co-ordination […]

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Suicide Facts: 2015 data

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Suicide Facts: 2015 data

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Suicide Facts: 2015 data In New Zealand, a death is only officially classified as suicide by the coroner on completion of the coroner’s inquiry. Only those deaths determined as ‘intentionally self-inflicted’ after the inquiry will receive a final verdict of suicide. This 2015 […]

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Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint Media release                                                                     23 November 2017 Kiwis need DHBs to reduce carbon footprint NZNO president Grant Brookes, in support of the Sustainable Healthcare in Aotearoa NZ forum starting tomorrow, says that nurses are strongly behind the call to the newly elected […]

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Conversations that Count day 2018

By   /  November 23, 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 Conversations that Count day 2018

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Conversations that Count day 2018 Thursday 5 April 2018 is Conversations that Count Day – a day to encourage people to think about, talk about and plan for their future and end-of-life care. The day is coordinated by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. At […]

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Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

By   /  November 23, 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 Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Great participation in Patient Safety Week 2017 A huge thank you to everyone who supported Patient Safety Week 2017. The week, which was focused on medication safety, ran from 5 to 11 November and saw a record number of resources ordered. The Commission and ACC […]

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Let’s talk medicine Waikato

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Health, Medication, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Let’s talk medicine Waikato

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Let’s talk medicine Waikato Patient Safety Week 5-11 November 2017 Let’s talk medication safety is about encouraging better communication between patients, whānau, and carers with their health professionals. It also addresses a more specific focus on medication safety like ‘the triple whammy’ a combination […]

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Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  Auckland Regional Public Health Service, Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland Regional Public Health Service – Release/Statement Headline: Four clusters of whooping cough identified across Auckland > ARPHS Four Auckland communities are experiencing small clusters of whooping cough cases with five local schools affected. Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) Medical Officer of Health Dr Michael Hale says there have been […]

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Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Tier 1 statistics 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey These tables cover the most important statistics (Tier 1) from the 2016/17 New Zealand Health Survey. The statistics included are: self-rated health smoking (current) past-year drinking hazardous drinking obesity mental health status (psychological distress) unmet […]

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Our take on tongue-tie surgery

By   /  November 16, 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 Our take on tongue-tie surgery

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Our take on tongue-tie surgery You might have read news reports today about an increase in the number of children having tongue-tie surgery. Plunket takes the same perspective as La Leche League and the College of Midwives – mums getting an assessment from a trained professional […]

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UK trip highlights benefits of quality improvement approach for NZ mental health sector

By   /  November 15, 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 UK trip highlights benefits of quality improvement approach for NZ mental health sector

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: UK trip highlights benefits of quality improvement approach for NZ mental health sector Dr Rees Tapsell is Director of Clinical Services and Director of Area Mental Health and Addiction Services for Waikato District Health Board. Fresh off the plane from a whirlwind tour of some […]

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Missie, cervical screening stalwart retires

By   /  November 14, 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 Missie, cervical screening stalwart retires

Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Missie, cervical screening stalwart retires 14 November 2017 Hauroa Tairāwhiti said goodbye recently to Cervical Screening Team Leader Missie Winiata after (almost) 25 years working for the DHB.  Missie is very appreciative of her time at Hauora Tairāwhiti. “I was an older person when I started working […]

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Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

By   /  November 14, 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 Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Looking back one year on from the Kaikoura earthquake It’s been a year since the Kaikoura earthquake of 14 November 2016 – a natural disaster that had a great effect on many lives. One year on and Plunket would like to recognise the amazing work Community […]

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New cases of rheumatic fever hospitalised

By   /  November 10, 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 New cases of rheumatic fever hospitalised

Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New cases of rheumatic fever hospitalised 10 November 2017 Two young people have been diagnosed in the last month with rheumatic fever. Both have been hospitalised. Health organisations in Tairāwhiti have been focusing on eradicating rheumatic fever completely from the district. Unfortunately for the young people affected, […]

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New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days

By   /  November 8, 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 New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand’s youngest citizens to benefit from Government’s first 100 days Plunket says the Government’s decision to bring in its Families Package by 1 July 2018 and to set targets to reduce child poverty are steps forward in giving the welfare of New Zealand’s young children […]

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