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Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau

By   /  November 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission Innovative Kōrero Mai service co-designed by patients, families and whānau 19 Nov 2018 | Patient Deterioration Better patient experience and outcomes lie at the heart of an innovative service launched by the Waitemata DHB and supported by the Health Quality & Safety Commission. Kōrero Mai (Talk to Me) is […]

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Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato region

By   /  November 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato region

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »Media releases »Shared science MOU to benefit the Waikato regionThursday 15 Nov 2018 Dr Richard Gordon (Manaaki Whenua) and Waikato Regional Council chief executive Vaughan Payne sign the MOU. Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research and Waikato Regional Council will be working closer together on science programmes in […]

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Achieving Equity in Health Outcomes: Highlights of selected papers

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Achieving Equity in Health Outcomes: Highlights of selected papers

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health Both in New Zealand and globally, our ability to address equity challenges in health has significantly improved over the past decades. In the Western world life expectancy has increased for all populations. However persistent disparities in health access, quality of services and outcomes remain. In Aotearoa New Zealand, Māori […]

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Growing a Sense of Community

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Housing, Housing New Zealand Corporation, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Growing a Sense of Community

Source: Housing New Zealand Corporation Shared gardens are helping Housing New Zealand tenants to connect with their neighbours. When a group of people living in a Housing New Zealand neighbourhood in central Auckland came together one hot summer’s day, the plan was to build a shared garden, but what they created was something far greater. […]

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Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018)

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Culture, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Sport, Sports New Zealand  /  Comments Off on Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018)

Source: Sports New Zealand Back Sir John Anderson (1945 – 2018) 16 November 2018 A message from Sport NZ CEO Peter Miskimmin Sport NZ pays tribute to Sir John Anderson, who passed away on Tuesday night, and extends its condolences to his family. Sir John was a man who made an extraordinary contribution to cricket, […]

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Introducing new members of the patient deterioration programme team

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Introducing new members of the patient deterioration programme team

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission We are pleased to announce two new staff have joined Alex, Laura and Emma on the patient deterioration programme team. Steve Jenkins, specialist patient safety, will provide critical care clinical expertise to the programme. He is working with us two days a week on secondment from MidCentral District Health […]

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Mohaka School Students Take a Starring Role

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Arts and Design, Di Barrett, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Mohaka school, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Te Kura O Mohaka, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mohaka School Students Take a Starring Role

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 14 mins ago Te Kura O Mohaka students Aimee MacDonald and Fergus Morunga take their turn in front of the camera at the North Pole set at Ideaschool, EIT. Te Kura O Mohaka students took the lead in an EIT North Pole news broadcast last week. (Thursday 8 […]

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Antibiotic resistant organisms on the increase

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, ESR, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Antibiotic resistant organisms on the increase

Source: ESR ESR microbiologist Kristin Dyet says emerging antibiotic resistant organisms are of increasing concern.  ESR’s Antibiotic Reference Laboratory is responsible for national surveillance of antimicrobial resistance among human pathogens, on behalf of the Ministry of Health. The World Health Organisation’s Antibiotic Awareness Week, which began on Monday, (Nov 12) highlights increasing concerns about the […]

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Safety gear must be fit for purpose

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Employment Issues, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Business, New Zealand Government Public Service, Worksafe  /  Comments Off on Safety gear must be fit for purpose

Source: Worksafe New Zealand 15 November 2018 Identifying a workplace risk, but not following up to ensure it is controlled is bad health and safety business practice according to WorkSafe. The comment follows the sentencing of Agility Building Solutions Limited in the Christchurch District Court yesterday after a painter was injured in the construction company’s […]

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New Poutuara weaving Mātauranga Māori through EIT

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, KB, mātauranga Māori, Michelle Lee, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Ngāti Kahungunu, Tairāwhiti, Te Manga Māori, te uranga waka, Te Whatukura, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Poutuara weaving Mātauranga Māori through EIT

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 5 mins ago Michelle Lee has joined EIT as the inaugural Poutuara (assistant head of school) of Te Ūranga Waka and Te Whatukura. Michelle Lee feels that the strands of her diverse career are bound together in Mātauranga Māori and this is what she brings to her new […]

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Interim Report One and Two: Evaluation of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Interim Report One and Two: Evaluation of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health These two interim reports provides preliminary findings of the Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative (the Initiative) evaluation from July 2016 to December 2017 and then until June 2018. The purpose of the evaluation is to understand the efficiency and effectiveness of the Initiative, including: whether the Initiative is […]

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Tier 1 statistics 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Tier 1 statistics 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This release covers the latest data for the most important statistics (Tier 1) from the 2017/18 New Zealand Health Survey. The statistics included are: self-rated health smoking (current) past-year drinking hazardous drinking obesity mental health status (psychological distress) unmet need for GP due to cost unfilled prescription due to cost […]

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Questionnaires and Content Guide 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Questionnaires and Content Guide 2017/18: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health This guide describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. It also briefly outlines the history of the survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes the process for developing the adult and child questionnaires for 2017/18, […]

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Care for women and babies ‘number one priority’ during midwives’ strikes

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Care for women and babies ‘number one priority’ during midwives’ strikes

Source: Tairawhiti District Health 15 November 2018 Starting Wednesday 7 November, all DHBs were issued a series of strike notices by midwives’ union MERAS. This affects DHB-employed midwives but not Lead Maternity Carers. Liz Lee Taylor, Hauora Tairāwhiti Director of Midwifery, says “The safety of women and their babies is the number one priority in […]

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Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, Health Quality and Safety Commission, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Local child and youth mortality review members meet in Nelson

Source: Health Quality and Safety Commission The Health Quality & Safety Commission recently facilitated a successful workshop for members of local child and youth mortality review panels. The workshop took place in Nelson on 6–7 November 2018 and coincided with the 70th annual scientific meeting of the Paediatric Society of New Zealand. The workshop was […]

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Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, Finance, Financial Markets Authority, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service  /  Comments Off on Incentives for bank staff too highly focused on sales

Source: Financial Markets Authority Media releaseMR No. 2018 – 4815 November 2018 The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published Bank Incentive Structures, its thematic review of how banks in New Zealand incentivise their staff. The report sits alongside the recently published joint FMA/Reserve Bank of New Zealand Conduct and Culture review of New Zealand’s banks. […]

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Care for women and babies number one priority during the midwives’ strikes

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Health, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairawhiti District Health  /  Comments Off on Care for women and babies number one priority during the midwives’ strikes

Source: Tairawhiti District Health 15 November 2018 Starting Wednesday 7 November, all DHBs were issued a series of strike notices by midwives’ union MERAS. This affects DHB-employed midwives but not Lead Maternity Carers. Liz Lee Taylor, Hauora Tairāwhiti Director of Midwifery, says “The safety of women and babies is the number one priority in the […]

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Taking Opotiki to Parliament | Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Te Kura - Correspondence School  /  Comments Off on Taking Opotiki to Parliament | Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu

Source: Te Kura – Correspondence School Taking Opotiki to Parliament Opotiki’s Tame Cole (TC) Koroheke Satele has been selected by MP David Parker to be a representative at next year’s Youth Parliament. TC is a student at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura), New Zealand’s state distance education provider.  TC says he was […]

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Winning against Wildings: Update

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, KB, Landcare Research, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on Winning against Wildings: Update

Source: Landcare Research Home»About Us »News & events »News snippets »Winning against Wildings: UpdateResults from a new survey have revealed landowners and farmers in New Zealand are more aware of the ‘serious threat’ posed by wilding pines than ever before.Wilding pines are arguably our country’s most serious and intractable weed. Now occupying more than 1.8 […]

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ESR extends reporting on meningococcal disease

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Environment, ESR, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Science  /  Comments Off on ESR extends reporting on meningococcal disease

Source: ESR The increasing number of cases of Group W Meningococcal disease (MenW) has prompted ESR to increase its reporting on the disease to the Ministry of Health. ESR, which conducts surveillance of notifiable diseases on behalf of the Ministry, has upped its reporting to weekly. A public health physician at ESR, Jill Sherwood, says the […]

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