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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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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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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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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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Demand for mobile units at hospitals increasing

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Field Days 2018, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Eager, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, Mobile Health, Mystery Creek, New Zealand, News, Press Release, Press Release Service, surgical bus  /  Comments Off on Demand for mobile units at hospitals increasing

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Headline: Demand for mobile units at hospitals increasing Christchurch – The demand for portable operating departments to ease hospital surgical strain is growing substantially, Mobile Health chief executive Mark Eager says. Over the Christmas break, Mobile Health’s surgical bus unit was busy working in Auckland at the Counties District Health Board as an […]

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Mortality 2015 data tables (provisional)

By   /  December 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Mortality 2015 data tables (provisional)

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mortality 2015 data tables (provisional) These tables contain provisional 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 mortality. Most information is broken […]

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Methodology Report 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Methodology Report 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Methodology Report 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey This methodology report details the procedures and protocols followed to ensure the New Zealand Health Survey produces the high-quality and robust data expected of official statistics. Included is information about: the survey population and sample design data collection […]

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Content Guide 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Content Guide 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Content Guide 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey This guide describes the content of the New Zealand Health Survey for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. It also briefly outlines the history of the survey and its development into a continuous survey, describes […]

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System: Organisation Following the general election, the Ministry of Health produced Briefings to the Incoming Minister, as is usual practice. The Briefings to the Incoming Minister, 2017 consisted of: The New […]

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Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Briefing to the Incoming Minister of Health, 2017: The New Zealand Health and Disability System Following the general election, the Ministry of Health produced Briefings to the Incoming Minister, as is usual practice. The Briefings to the Incoming Minister, 2017 consisted of: The New Zealand […]

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Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Code of Practice for Non-medical Uses of Ionising Radiation: Draft for consultation Privacy We may publish submissions on the Ministry’s website, unless you have asked us not to. If you are submitting as an individual, we will automatically remove your personal details and any identifiable […]

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Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy: Draft for consultation Privacy We may publish submissions on the Ministry’s website, unless you have asked us not to. If you are submitting as an individual, we will automatically remove your personal details and any identifiable information. You can […]

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Te Whānau Pou Toru

By   /  December 5, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Health, MIL NZ OSI, Ministry of Health, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Te Whānau Pou Toru

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Te Whānau Pou Toru Summary Conduct problems is the common childhood health condition that has the most far-reaching and pervasive consequences for later health, development and social adjustment (including offending, incarceration, substance abuse, mental health problems, early parenthood and welfare dependency). It affects 5–10% of […]

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