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Targeted approach to health saving lives

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Targeted approach to health saving lives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Targeted approach to health saving lives Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says that nationwide health targets have had a significant impact on ensuring better, faster and more convenient healthcare for New Zealanders. “Under this Government, the six national health targets have helped to drive improvement in […]

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Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin – largest new hospital build in NZ history Dunedin will get a new $1 billion plus hospital, in what will be the largest build of its type in New Zealand’s history, Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says. Dr Coleman made the announcement with Prime Minister […]

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$4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4.25m for PM’s sport scholarships recipients Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has congratulated the recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Sport Scholarships. “The Prime Minister’s Scholarships provide financial assistance to outstanding athletes, coaches, officials and support team members as they juggle the demands of […]

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$100m social investment mental health package

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Investment  /  Comments Off on $100m social investment mental health package

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $100m social investment mental health package The Government has today announced details of the $100 million social investment fund for mental health, says Social Investment Minister Amy Adams and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman. The $100 million fund will be invested in a package of 17 […]

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Surgical patients back on their feet faster

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Surgical patients back on their feet faster

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Surgical patients back on their feet faster Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a programme designed to improve recovery after hip and knee surgery is helping patients get home faster. “Each year over 11,000 hip and knee operations are carried out in our hospitals, 30 per […]

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New ED target champions appointed

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New ED target champions appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New ED target champions appointed Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says the appointment of two healthcare experts as target champions for Shorter Stays in Emergency Departments (ED) will help further improve the flow of patients. “DHB’s around the country are making good progress towards the […]

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Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

By   /  August 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nicky Wagner, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Report shows drop in pregnancy smoking rate Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Nicky Wagner welcome a new report which shows a continued downward trend in the percentage of pregnant women smoking. The latest Report on Maternity shows 14.2 per cent of pregnant women […]

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World Masters Games brings in $63 million

By   /  August 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on World Masters Games brings in $63 million

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: World Masters Games brings in $63 million Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success. “New Zealand is gaining a reputation for hosting world class events and […]

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Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, David Bennett, Food Safety, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Action plan to fight antimicrobial resistance Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman and Food Safety Minister David Bennett today launched the finalised New Zealand action plan to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). “Scientists, governments and international agencies are united in the approach to […]

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New $14.4m specialist mental health unit

By   /  August 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New $14.4m specialist mental health unit

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New $14.4m specialist mental health unit Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman has today opened a new specialist mental health facility at the Mason Clinic in Auckland. “In line with international trends, here in New Zealand we’ve seen an increase in demand for mental health and […]

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Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Chairs appointed to Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has today appointed Chairs to the boards of Canterbury and South Canterbury DHB. John Wood has been appointed Chair of Canterbury DHB, with Sir Mark Solomon continuing in his role as deputy Chair. […]

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Patient info shared across the South Island

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Patient info shared across the South Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Patient info shared across the South Island Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says the expansion of the electronic health records system HealthOne means that most South Island patient records are now shared on one system. “The HealthOne initiative is a great example of the use […]

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Marking World Hepatitis Day

By   /  July 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Marking World Hepatitis Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Marking World Hepatitis Day Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says World Hepatitis Day is an opportunity to focus on what more can be done to diagnose and treat hepatitis B and C. “Today marks World Hepatitis Day, and with this year’s theme of ‘eliminating hepatitis’ it’s […]

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Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Peter Dunne, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Suicide Mortality Review Committee Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Minister Peter Dunne have announced that, following a successful trial, the Ministry of Health will extend its funding for the Suicide Mortality Review Committee (SuMRC). “Our suicide rate is too high, particularly the […]

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Health harnessing social media & data to predict epidemics

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Health harnessing social media & data to predict epidemics

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Health harnessing social media & data to predict epidemics Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a new project is seeking to establish if tracking trends on social media and unconventional data can help predict outbreaks and further improve our responses to epidemics. “We’re in the midst […]

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$2.1m to support Raising Healthy Kids target

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $2.1m to support Raising Healthy Kids target

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $2.1m to support Raising Healthy Kids target Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says $2.1 million over two years will be pumped into selected DHBs to help families support their children’s healthy growth and development. “Childhood obesity can have serious long-term effects on a person’s health and […]

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Roll-out of national bowel screening begins

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Roll-out of national bowel screening begins

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Roll-out of national bowel screening begins Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the start of the bowel screening programme is a major milestone for the New Zealand health system, and will ultimately save lives. “This week the first letters inviting people to take part in the […]

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New General Manager for South Island Alliance

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New General Manager for South Island Alliance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New General Manager for South Island Alliance Health Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the appointment of Mark Leggett as the new General Manager of the South Island Alliance. “Mark Leggett brings significant clinical and executive management expertise to the role,” says Dr Coleman. “He trained […]

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More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Health, Jonathan Coleman, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More than 1.2m influenza vaccines distributed Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says 1.2 million New Zealanders have been immunised with the seasonal influenza vaccine this year. “This is the sixth year in a row where more than a million doses have been distributed before influenza cases […]

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Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers applaud successful Lions Series Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series after the final test last night at Eden Park. “Last night’s dramatic […]

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