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Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Commission offers ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops for consumer representatives and providers 14 Aug 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Quality & Safety Commission is offering ‘train-the-trainer’ workshops to consumers and providers in the health and disability sector. The purpose of the training is to better prepare consumers (and their family […]

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Open for leadership award for Waikato-based recovery advisor

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Open for leadership award for Waikato-based recovery advisor

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Brendon Dolman, a recovery advisor in the mental health and addiction (MHA) service at Waikato District Health Board (DHB), is the latest recipient of an Open for leadership award. Waikato DHB Director Cara Thomas, who nominated Brendon for the award, says he demonstrates a commitment to quality improvement in […]

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Select committee urged to stop the spread of ISDS under CPTPP

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on Select committee urged to stop the spread of ISDS under CPTPP

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Select committee urged to stop the spread of ISDS under CPTPP “A range of labour, health and environmental organisations are calling for a clause to be inserted into the CPTPP Amendment Bill that would prevent future governments from extending investor‑state dispute settlement (ISDS) to countries […]

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Mates & Dates: “It’s something we need to talk about”

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accident Compensation Commission (ACC), Employment Issues, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Mates & Dates: “It’s something we need to talk about”

Source: Accident Compensation Commission (ACC) Released 13/08/18 [embedded content] Sexual violence in New Zealand is a significant problem. We need to come together and create a comprehensive approach to tackle it, as there is no one-size-fits-all solution. We developed the Mates & Dates programme to offer one approach to combatting this issue. By teaching young people […]

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Akenehi Hei Award 2018

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on Akenehi Hei Award 2018

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Media Release                                                                   13 August 2018 NZNO Te Rūnanga Akenehi Hei Award 2018 At the awards dinner for the Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference 2018, NZNO Kaiwhakahaere Kerri Nuku was delighted to present the biennial Akenehi Hei Award to Northland nurse, Moe Milne (ONZM). Akenehi Hei is the highest honour for […]

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National health targets – data release and development of new measures

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on National health targets – data release and development of new measures

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health As it finalises advice on a new suite of measures and a framework for reporting health system performance and measures, the Ministry of Health has released data relating to existing targets. While work has been underway to develop the new measures, DHBs have continued to report to the Ministry […]

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Health advice for anyone coming down with winter bugs

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Canterbury District Health Board, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Health advice for anyone coming down with winter bugs

Source: Canterbury District Health Board ​​​​If you’re feeling under the weather it’s important to seek health advice sooner rather than later – don’t wait for things to get worse. With winter bugs doing the rounds that’s one of the messages from Canterbury DHB Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sue Nightingale. “Health advice comes in many forms, […]

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DHB MECA vote percentage released

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on DHB MECA vote percentage released

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Media release                                                        9 August 2018 Chief Executive releases detail of results Chief Executive Memo Musa says, that in consultation with key NZNO staff, […]

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Technical Guidelines for Tuberculin Skin Test

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Technical Guidelines for Tuberculin Skin Test

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary From 2015 to 2018 there was a global shortage of BCG vaccine due to manufacturing issues, which affected New Zealand and many other countries. Following the re-introduction of the vaccine, the Ministry recommends all new and existing gazetted BCG vaccinators complete the Tuberculosis BCG vaccination online course. This publication […]

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Poster competition encourages children to fight germs and win

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Poster competition encourages children to fight germs and win

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission School children in years five to eight are fighting germs as part of a nationwide poster competition about antibiotic resistance. Students are encouraged to create a poster highlighting either antibiotic resistance or hand washing. The idea is to help them learn about simple hand hygiene (washing hands with soap […]

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The changing shape of NHS finances

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on The changing shape of NHS finances

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The changing shape of NHS finances As austerity and widespread staffing shortages began to bite over the past decade, the finances of NHS providers often took a familiar shape each year – a few providers made a large surplus, a few made a large deficit, […]

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How is the NHS performing? June 2018 quarterly monitoring report

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Associations and Organisaitons  /  Comments Off on How is the NHS performing? June 2018 quarterly monitoring report

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How is the NHS performing? June 2018 quarterly monitoring report The King’s Fund published its first quarterly monitoring report in April 2011 as part of our work to track, analyse and comment on the changes and challenges the health and care system is facing. This […]

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Nurses’ pay deal welcomed by senior doctors

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, ASMS News, Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, Business, Employment Issues, Health, Health & Wellbeing, health care, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Unions  /  Comments Off on Nurses’ pay deal welcomed by senior doctors

Source: Association of Salaried Medical Specialists “Senior doctors welcome today’s news of a pay deal reached with nurses and congratulate this group of health professionals on their perseverance and determination,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS). He was commenting on today’s announcement by the New Zealand Nurses Organisation […]

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DHB MECA ratified by members

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Unions  /  Comments Off on DHB MECA ratified by members

Source: New Zealand Nurses Organisation Media release                                                       7 August 2018    Majority vote to ratify DHB MECA offer The DHB NZNO Multi-Employer Collective Agreement for Nurses, Midwives and healthcare assistants is settled, bringing to an end nearly a year of negotiations. The fifth offer to the 30,000 NZNO DHB members has been ratified […]

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Meet ‘Jules’ our business customer chatbot

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Accident Compensation Commission (ACC), Employment Issues, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Meet ‘Jules’ our business customer chatbot

Source: Accident Compensation Commission (ACC) Released 06/08/18 Hello New Zealand! I’m Jules, ACC’s first Artificial Intelligence chatbot. I’ve been brought online to answer questions about invoices and to free up my human colleagues for more of the difficult ones. I can help business customers 24 hours a day with questions like: • What if I’m […]

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New Zealand National Gambling Study: Wave 4 (2015)

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand National Gambling Study: Wave 4 (2015)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The National Gambling Study was designed as a prospective investigation to assess the incidence of problem and risky gambling in the New Zealand adult population, and other changes in gambling participation and gambling-related harm. These changes included increased and decreased gambling participation, decreased risky and problem gambling and relapse […]

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The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has begun

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Canterbury District Health Board, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal has begun

Source: Canterbury District Health Board ​The Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal kicks off today and will run until the end of October. The nationwide appeal is in its 12th year, raising money for medical equipment for children across the country.   Of the $11.6 million raised since 2007,  $1.2 million has been donated to Canterbury DHB’s […]

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Our Population Health ‘Dream Team’

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Our Population Health ‘Dream Team’

Source: Tairawhiti District Health 6 August 2018 On the first floor in the Tangata Rite Building on Peel Street, we are invited to sit in on the end of our population health team’s meeting while we wait to chat to the team. As reluctant as we were to intrude on their team meeting, it soon […]

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New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline supplementary paper on the impact of ethnicity on recognition, diagnosis, education, treatment and support for people on the autism spectrum

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline supplementary paper on the impact of ethnicity on recognition, diagnosis, education, treatment and support for people on the autism spectrum

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The New Zealand Autism Spectrum Disorder Guideline second edition was published in 2016. As part of their commitment to the implementation of the Guideline, the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education agreed to establish a Living Guideline process. This process is where a guideline is regularly updated and […]

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Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Commission consumer network ‘re-energised’, ready for new challenges 2 Aug 2018 | Partners in Care The Health Quality & Safety Commission’s partners in care programme has added seven new members to its consumer network, bringing the total number to 14. The expanded network met in Wellington for the first […]

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