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National Travel Assistance Scheme Review: Summary of surveys

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on National Travel Assistance Scheme Review: Summary of surveys

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health From October 2017 to April 2018, the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) surveyed the public and the health sector to gain their feedback on their experiences of the National Travel Assistance (NTA) scheme. This formed part of the Ministry’s review of the effectiveness of the scheme. The Ministry created […]

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Molecular Testing of Colorectal Cancers in New Zealand: Minimum standards for molecular testing of newly diagnosed colorectal cancers

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Molecular Testing of Colorectal Cancers in New Zealand: Minimum standards for molecular testing of newly diagnosed colorectal cancers

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Summary The molecular testing standards set out the expected level of testing for patients who have received a new diagnosis of colorectal cancer. The standards relate to Mismatch Repair, BRAF and RAS Mutation testing. The standards have been developed by the National Bowel Cancer Working Group with feedback received […]

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Top Tips for Improving Your Acute Demand Management

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Top Tips for Improving Your Acute Demand Management

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Acute care is urgent or unplanned health care that a person receives for an illness or injury. Acute care is time sensitive and can result in death or long-term disability if the person does not quickly receive the care they need. As in other developed countries, the demands on […]

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Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Results of the New Zealand biological monitoring programme, 2014-2016 This report presents the results of the first comprehensive national biological monitoring programme for selected chemicals of concern in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health commissioned Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research to assess the level of selected chemicals […]

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SNOMED CT Subset Development for National Patient Flow: general paediatrics and child developmental services

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on SNOMED CT Subset Development for National Patient Flow: general paediatrics and child developmental services

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Draft SNOMED subsets (subsets) have been developed for general paediatrics and child developmental services to support enhanced reporting within National Patient Flow and are now available for wider comment.  You are invited to comment on the content included in these subsets.  Feedback from paediatric specialists and child development professionals […]

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What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: What People Can Buy with Disability Funding: Ministry of Health Purchasing Guidelines Published online:  17 April 2018 This document describes what government disability support funding (funding) can be used to buy. It is for people using: Enhanced Individualised Funding (EIF) Choice in Community […]

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Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Mortality: Historical summary 1948–2015 Published online:  16 April 2018 Summary These tables present mortality data (numbers and age-standardised rates) by sex for certain causes of death for each year from 1948 to 2015. Māori and non-Māori mortality data is presented from 1996 to […]

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Mortality 2015 data tables

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Mortality 2015 data tables

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Mortality 2015 data tables Published online:  16 April 2018 These tables contain information on the underlying causes of all deaths registered in New Zealand in 2015. A ‘Quick facts’ section also includes information on rates of death by ethnicity and selected causes of […]

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The Disability Respite Market

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on The Disability Respite Market

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: The Disability Respite Market Published online:  12 April 2018 This publication is intended to help current and prospective providers of respite support and services to better understand the characteristics of the respite market in each region and areas of expected demand. DSS values […]

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Whāia Te Ao Mārama 2018 to 2022: The Māori Disability Action Plan

By   /  April 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Whāia Te Ao Mārama 2018 to 2022: The Māori Disability Action Plan

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Whāia Te Ao Mārama 2018 to 2022: The Māori Disability Action Plan Published online:  04 April 2018 Summary Whāia Te Ao Mārama is a culturally anchored approach to supporting Māori with disabilities (tāngata whaikaha) and their whānau because Māori are more likely to […]

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Where I Live; How I Live – Disability Support Services Community Residential Support Services Strategy 2018 to 2020

By   /  March 28, 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 Where I Live; How I Live – Disability Support Services Community Residential Support Services Strategy 2018 to 2020

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Where I Live; How I Live – Disability Support Services Community Residential Support Services Strategy 2018 to 2020 Published online:  28 March 2018 Where I Live; How I Live is about optimising the independence and self-determination of disabled people. It is in line with the […]

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National Booking Reporting System File Specification

By   /  March 28, 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 National Booking Reporting System File Specification

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: National Booking Reporting System File Specification Version 4.4 Published online:  28 March 2018 The National Booking Reporting System (NBRS) File Specification defines the file format used to send information to the Ministry for inclusion in the NBRS national collection. This includes the file layout and, to a lesser […]

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DataPharm (beta)

By   /  March 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on DataPharm (beta)

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: DataPharm (beta) Published online:  15 March 2018 DataPharm is a web-based tool (beta version) that displays summary data about prescriptions and dispensings that were dispensed in the community and funded by the New Zealand Government. The data presented is sourced from the Ministry […]

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Purchasing Guidelines for the New Model for Supporting Disabled People

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Purchasing Guidelines for the New Model for Supporting Disabled People

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Purchasing Guidelines for the New Model for Supporting Disabled People Published online:  11 October 2013 The New Model for Supporting Disabled People is about people having more choice, control and flexibility over they supports they receive and the lives they lead. This includes […]

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Evaluation of a Nurse Practitioner Education Programme

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Evaluation of a Nurse Practitioner Education Programme

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: Evaluation of a Nurse Practitioner Education Programme Published online:  12 March 2018 Summary Nurse practitioners are highly skilled health practitioners who can provide a wide range of assessment and treatment interventions. Their broad scope of practice enables them to safely and appropriately meet […]

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HISO 10065:2018 Allied Health Data Standard

By   /  March 2, 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 HISO 10065:2018 Allied Health Data Standard

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: HISO 10065:2018 Allied Health Data Standard Published online:  01 March 2018 This standard sets out the minimum data needed to classify and describe clinical activity undertaken for patients by allied health services in New Zealand. The standard provides a meaningful data set to reflect the […]

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Night Safety Procedures: Transitional Guideline

By   /  March 2, 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 Night Safety Procedures: Transitional Guideline

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Night Safety Procedures: Transitional Guideline Published online:  28 February 2018 This transitional guideline is to help those working in mental health and secure disability services who use night safety procedures work towards eliminating the procedure. Night safety procedures is the practice of locking a patient […]

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New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators 2016

By   /  February 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Health, Ministry of Health, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators 2016

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators 2016 The New Zealand Maternity Clinical Indicators present comparative maternity interventions and outcomes data for pregnant women and their babies, by maternity facility and district health board region. Published online:  27 February 2019 This report presents comparative maternity […]

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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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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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