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MMR immunisation protects our most vulnerable

By   /  June 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on MMR immunisation protects our most vulnerable

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health More than 200 cases of measles have now been confirmed in New Zealand since the start of this year and the Ministry of Health is reminding people that immunisation is the best way to protect our most vulnerable. Measles is highly contagious and can be life threatening. It has […]

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Household Food Insecurity among Children: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Household Food Insecurity among Children: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary Food insecurity is defined as a limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods or limited ability to acquire personally acceptable foods that meet cultural needs in a socially acceptable way. Using an eight-item questionnaire, the New Zealand Health Survey child component asked primary caregivers to […]

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Code of Practice for Industrial Radiography (ORS C7)

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Industrial Radiography (ORS C7)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This Code of Practice for Industrial Radiography (‘the code’) is issued by the Director for Radiation Safety (‘the Director’) under section 86 of the Radiation Safety Act 2016 (‘the Act’). It provides operational details necessary to comply with the fundamental requirements in sections 9 to 12 of the Act. […]

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HISO 10071:2019 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Data Standard

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on HISO 10071:2019 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment Data Standard

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This standard supports the implementation of cardiovascular disease risk assessment using the agreed primary prevention equations. Improving the accuracy and consistency of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment and management is an opportunity for significantly improving equity in health outcomes for New Zealanders. We want to see CVD risk being […]

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Selected Cancers 2015, 2016, 2017

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Selected Cancers 2015, 2016, 2017

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary These tables present registration data for 10 selected cancers in New Zealand for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Numbers and rates of cancer registrations are presented by ethnic group, age group and sex. Data is sourced from the New Zealand Cancer Registry. In this edition, data for 2015 and […]

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Designated Auditing Agency Handbook

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Designated Auditing Agency Handbook

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Ministry of Health Auditor Handbook (revised 2019) Summary The purpose of this handbook is to state the Ministry of Health’s requirements of designated auditing agencies (DAAs) for auditing and audit reporting for the certification of health care services under the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001. The Designated […]

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Māori Provider Development Scheme (MPDS) 2019/20: Purchasing intentions

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Māori Provider Development Scheme (MPDS) 2019/20: Purchasing intentions

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Māori Provider Development Scheme 2019/20: Purchasing intentions guide the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) and District Health Boards (DHBs) during the funding round for 2019/20. They are also a guide for Māori health and disability providers and national providers applying to the Māori Provider Development Scheme (MPDS) for […]

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New Zealand’s nursing workforce the largest it’s ever been

By   /  May 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s nursing workforce the largest it’s ever been

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health It’s International Nurses Day tomorrow and the Ministry of Health’s Chief Nursing Office is celebrating New Zealand’s largest ever nursing workforce. There are now 58,206 enrolled nurses, registered nurses and nurse practitioners working across New Zealand. That compares to 56,356 nurses at the end of March last year and 55,290 working […]

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Get immunised against measles if you’re going overseas

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Get immunised against measles if you’re going overseas

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Ministry of Health is reminding travellers to make sure they are fully immunised against measles before they go overseas.  Measles is one of the most contagious diseases in the world and globally cases have increased by 300 percent in the first three months of 2019. Measles outbreaks are […]

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National SUDI Prevention Programme: National Safe Sleep Device Quality Specification Guidelines

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on National SUDI Prevention Programme: National Safe Sleep Device Quality Specification Guidelines

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Approximately 60,000 babies are born each year in Aotearoa New Zealand. The current sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) rate in Aotearoa New Zealand is approximately 0.7 in every 1,000 babies born. Most of these deaths are preventable and most occur among Māori and Pacific babies. The National Safe […]

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National SUDI Prevention Programme: Needs Assessment and Care Planning Guide

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on National SUDI Prevention Programme: Needs Assessment and Care Planning Guide

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Approximately 60,000 babies are born each year in Aotearoa New Zealand. The current sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) rate in Aotearoa New Zealand is approximately 0.7 in every 1,000 babies born. Most of these deaths are preventable and most occur among Māori and Pacific babies. The needs assessment […]

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New safe sleep device guidelines to reduce SUDI

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New safe sleep device guidelines to reduce SUDI

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health New Ministry of Health resources will help infants have quality sleep, while also protecting them from SUDI (sudden unexpected death in infancy). “Tragically, SUDI causes the deaths of around 44 babies in Aotearoa New Zealand each year, most from Māori whānau or Pacific fanau. This is a significant inequity,” […]

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Handbook for Preparing a Water Safety Plan

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Handbook for Preparing a Water Safety Plan

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health A water safety plan is an essential tool for providing safe drinking-water. Water safety planning as a concept was first developed in the late 1990s and gradually rolled out globally over the early 2000s, led by the World Health Organization. The Health Act 1956 requires certain drinking-water suppliers to […]

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Search test – 29 April

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Search test – 29 April

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aenean molestie dui non est dignissim, in commodo purus molestie. Nullam ante dui, ultricies nec mattis eleifend, ultricies vitae sem. Curabitur facilisis eget libero quis rutrum. Aenean in velit vel lectus tristique facilisis non sed nulla. Praesent commodo arcu in massa […]

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Code of Practice for Nuclear Medicine

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Nuclear Medicine

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Radiation Safety Act 2016 came into force on 7 March 2017. The Act is administered by the Ministry of Health’s Office of Radiation Safety. The Act sets out high-level safety and security obligations in section 9–12. There are many different types of radiation use and the requirements are often very […]

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Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material

By   /  April 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Radiation Safety Act 2016 came fully into force on 7 March 2017. The Act is administered by the Ministry of Health’s Office of Radiation Safety. The Act sets out high-level safety and security obligations in sections 9–12. There are many different types of radiation use and the requirements are […]

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New Report on Maternity finds drop in teenage pregnancies

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on New Report on Maternity finds drop in teenage pregnancies

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The latest Report on Maternity has been released, showing the rate of teenage pregnancies has halved in the past decade. Every year the data, produced by the Ministry of Health, provides health statistics about women giving birth around the country. It shows that in 2017, 59,661 women gave birth […]

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Independent Assurance Review for the NBSP six-month report to February 2019

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Independent Assurance Review for the NBSP six-month report to February 2019

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health In March 2018, the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) commissioned an Independent Assurance Review for the National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP). The purpose was to examine issues with the Ministry’s technology and processes that resulted in some eligible participants not being invited or re-invited to take part in the […]

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Report on Maternity 2017

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Report on Maternity 2017

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary This report describes: the demographic profile of women giving birth (eg, age, ethnicity, deprivation) and selected antenatal factors (eg, BMI, smoking) events relating to labour and birth (eg, type of birth, interventions, place of birth) the demographic profile of live-born babies, their birthweight and gestation and care provided […]

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Annual Update of Key Results 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Annual Update of Key Results 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health The Annual Data Explorer provides a snapshot of the health of New Zealanders through the publication of key indicators on health behaviours, health status and access to health care for both adults and children. The Annual Data Explorer shows 2017/18 results from the continuous New Zealand Health Survey, with comparisons […]

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