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Workwell working for Downers

By   /  February 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Workwell working for Downers

Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workwell working for Downers A team from Downers are the second workplace in Tairāwhiti to receive their bronze wellness accreditation from WorkWell. WorkWell is a workplace wellness initiative designed to improve the health and wellbeing their workforce. The programme was introduced by Hauora Tairawhiti’s WorkWell advisor Wanita […]

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Brain development in the early years is child’s play

By   /  February 23, 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 Brain development in the early years is child’s play

Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Brain development in the early years is child’s play “Henry-Steven look at me. Where are your ears?” says Louise. The three-year-old who was previously rushing outside to get his rugby ball, lost over the fence, pulls at one of his ears and looks up at his […]

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New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  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 study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New study finds unnecessary health tests and procedures waste millions The Council of Medical Colleges says a new study that found hundreds of thousands of patients in the US state of Washington received unnecessary tests, procedures and treatments is further endorsement of New Zealand’s Choosing […]

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15000 signatures to DHB letter

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on 15000 signatures to DHB letter

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: 15000 signatures to DHB letter Media Release                                               21 February 2018 15,000 signatures supporting a better deal for nurses NZNO delegates today handed over to district health board multi-employer collective agreement (MECA) lead advocate, Kevin McFadgen 15000 signatures to an open letter supporting a better deal for […]

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ADHB Women’s Health under pressure

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Press Release, Unions  /  Comments Off on ADHB Women’s Health under pressure

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Headline: ADHB Women’s Health under pressure Media Release                                                                   20 February 2018 Women’s healthcare at Auckland DHB far from ‘excellent’ In the face of staffing shortages and a poor culture in Women’s Health at ADHB, NZNO shares the concerns expressed by the College of Midwives about patient and staff safety. […]

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Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Coromandel, Health, LMC, Midwives, Press Release, Public Sector, Thames Birthing Unit, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Pregnant Coromandel women urged to contact Thames birthing unit if they do not have a midwife. A shortage of Lead Maternity Carers (LMCs) in the Coromandel area has led Waikato DHB to urge pregnant women in the area to contact the Birthing Unit at […]

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment and Management for Primary Care Morbidity and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be one of the largest burdens of disease for New Zealanders. More people are surviving acute cardiac events, and there have been advances in preventing and treating […]

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Aloha Hapū Wānanga

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Features, Hāpu Wānanga, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women and Children  /  Comments Off on Aloha Hapū Wānanga

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Aloha Hapū Wānanga L/R: Momi from Hawaii with manager Kelly Spriggs from Hāpu Wānanga Waikato DHB’s Hapū Wānaga, a birthing programme for expectant mums, is spreading across the Pacific with interest to improve indigenous health in Hawaii. The fresh and fun kaupapa Māori programme […]

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Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, accreditation, All news, Health, junior doctors, Press Release, Public Sector, RANZCOG, registrar, Tanya Maloney, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Women's Health  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB regains its accreditation for registrar training in Womens Health Waikato DHB is being reaccredited for training registrars (also known as junior doctors) in its Women’s Health service, subject to formal ratification by the board of the Royal Australian and NZ College of […]

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Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Health Workforce New Zealand Annual Report to the Minister of Health: 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 Summary Health Workforce New Zealand (HWNZ) is responsible for national coordination and leadership on workforce issues, including overseeing investment in post-entry training, gathering workforce data and intelligence; […]

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Plunket celebrates 110 years of supporting families

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Child Health, Health, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society  /  Comments Off on Plunket celebrates 110 years of supporting families

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Plunket Society – Release/Statement Headline: Plunket celebrates 110 years of supporting families Plunket/Whānau Āwhina staff and volunteers are being joined by direct descendants of the first ‘Plunket baby’ from Kāti Huirapa whānau today, in a hikoi to mark 110 years of Plunket.  Around 30 Plunket staff and volunteers are […]

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Third-measles-case-confirmed

By   /  February 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 Third-measles-case-confirmed

Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Third-measles-case-confirmed ​Another case of measles has been confirmed in Canterbury with public health officials urging the community to be extra vigilant, and get vaccinated. An 18 year-old woman is the third person in a fortnight to be diagnosed with the highly contagious virus. Canterbury Medical Officer […]

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Pressure on Tairāwhiti Orthopaedic Service

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Pressure on Tairāwhiti Orthopaedic Service

Source: Tairawhiti District Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pressure on Tairāwhiti Orthopaedic Service 12 February 2018 Ensuring people get specialist orthopaedic surgery when they need it is the priority at Hauora Tairāwhiti as it faces a shortage of Orthopaedic Surgeons. “There is a shortage of Orthopaedic Specialists nationally so these positions are proving challenging to […]

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UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

By   /  February 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activism, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Evening Report, Featured, Health, Health emergency, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indigenous, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military detention, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political extremism, Politics, Reports, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua following reports of abuses against its indigenous population. “I am also concerned about reports of excessive use of force by security forces, harassment, arbitrary arrests and detentions in Papua,” UN High Commissioner […]

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Fixing health AND the climate

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, benefits, Climate, Climate Change, Green Party, Health, Health & Wellbeing, Middlemore, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Legislature, New Zealand Political Party, Opposition Parties, Political Parties, Politics  /  Comments Off on Fixing health AND the climate

Source: Green Party Headline: Fixing health AND the climate I had the absolute delight of visiting Middlemore Hospital this week to celebrate their success in tackling climate change. Counties-Manukau DHB have managed to lower their carbon emissions by 20 per cent over five years. Not only is this great for the planet, but it has […]

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Measles-warning-for-Christchurch

By   /  February 9, 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 Measles-warning-for-Christchurch

Source: Canterbury District Health Board – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Measles-warning-for-Christchurch Community and Public Health is investigating a second case of measles in Christchurch. An 11-year-old child is recovering at home after contracting the virus in a general practice waiting room. Canterbury Medical Officer of Health, Dr Alistair Humphrey, says the child contracted measles after coming […]

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Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, All news, Damian Tomic, GP, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information.

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Health workers in the Waikato DHB region will now have one click access to patient health information. Health workers in the Waikato DHB region are now just one click away from patient health information held in the general practice or hospital systems. Hospital doctors […]

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Call for posters for BMJ Melbourne 2018 forum

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  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 posters for BMJ Melbourne 2018 forum

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Call for posters for BMJ Melbourne 2018 forum Poster display at the BMJ forum in Kuala Lumpur (2017) Individuals and teams are now able to submit their poster ideas for the BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare in Melbourne, Australia. The forum […]

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BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  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 BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission – Press Release/Statement: Headline: BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare BMJ International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare Event start: 10 Sep 2018 9:00am Event end: 12 Sep 2018 4:00pm Location: Melbourne, Australia The BMJ International Forum in the Asia Pacific region will take place […]

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