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All those interesting bits and pieces that add a little extra to articles in New Zealand Doctor newspaper and to nzdoctor.co.nz

Bits & Pieces

The Psychosocial Effects of a Companion Robot

Thursday 04 December 2014, 12:23PM

Objectives: To investigate the psychosocial effects of the companion robot, Paro, in a rest home/hospital setting in comparison to a control group

 

Healthcare robots and dementia

Thursday 04 December 2014, 12:19PM

JAMDA: Suitability of healthcare robots for a dementia unit and suggested improvements

 

Psychological effects of the Paro robot

Thursday 04 December 2014, 12:17PM

Physiological effects of a companion robot on blood pressure of older people in residential care facility: A pilot study

 

Coconut oil and the heart

Thursday 04 December 2014, 12:10PM

This paper summarises the evidence which forms the basis of the Heart Foundation's position on coconut oil and heart health

 

NZMA position statement on Primary Health Care

Thursday 04 December 2014, 9:59AM

NZMA position statement on Primary Health Care after hours 2007, updated December 2014

 

Makalofi

Thursday 04 December 2014, 9:49AM

Dr Greg Judkins' short story Makalofi was runner-up in the Ingenio short story competition

 

Updates in Cancer Care: Symposium 2014

Thursday 06 November 2014, 11:18AM

Symposium being held on Saturday, 15 November, at Mercy Hospital, Epsom, Auckland

 

Postcards From The Edge letters part 3

Thursday 23 October 2014, 4:35PM

 

Postcards From The Edge letters part 1

Thursday 23 October 2014, 4:33PM

 

Postcards From The Edge patient letters part 3

Thursday 23 October 2014, 4:32PM

 

Postcards From The Edge emails part 2

Thursday 23 October 2014, 4:23PM

 

Postcards From The Edge patient letters part 2

Thursday 23 October 2014, 4:18PM

 

Postcards from the Edge Letters part 2

Thursday 23 October 2014, 1:14PM

 

Postcards From The Edge emails part 1

Thursday 23 October 2014, 11:57AM

 

Postcards From The Edge patient letters part 1

Thursday 23 October 2014, 11:56AM

 

Letter from Alliance Health Plus to ProCare Practice

Wednesday 22 October 2014, 10:43AM

 

Have you or would you do the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:45PM

 

Would you personally do the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:40PM

 

Would you undergo the following?

Wednesday 12 February 2014, 3:39PM

 

GAIHN three-year progress report

Wednesday 18 December 2013, 2:26PM

Three year report on progress implementing GAIHN

 

Medsafe letter to GPs

Wednesday 27 March 2013, 11:16AM

Information for GPs on the importation of prescription medicines

 

Justice Whata's full judgement

Tuesday 06 November 2012, 3:09PM

Justice Whata's judgement on the injunction by a group of South Canterbury GPs

 

Others in health on the New Year Honours list

Thursday 02 February 2012, 11:36AM

From the 1 Feb 2012 issue - Southern stars honoured.

 

A&M clinics offer affordable, more accessible afterhours care

Monday 05 September 2011, 1:45PM

A ProCare special bulletin to its members dated 31 August, leaked to New Zealand Doctor, says reduced copayments will be offered at 11 A&M clinics open until 10pm across Auckland starting on 5 September as part of the new Auckland-wide after-hours strategy.

 

List of Auckland A&M clinics and their fees

Monday 05 September 2011, 11:39AM

 

BowelScreen Aotearoa

Monday 18 April 2011, 5:30PM

Articles quoted in letter from BowelScreen Aotearoa

 

List of redundancies at MoH

Wednesday 17 November 2010, 10:23AM

 

What GPs say about health minister Tony Ryall

Monday 15 November 2010, 2:22PM

As part of the November New Zealand Doctor/IMS Health fax poll, GPs were asked to write down their impressions of health minister Tony Ryall. The poll attracted 89 responses. The following are unedited comments from GPs.

 

National Health IT Plan

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 1:36PM

The September 2010 version of the National Health IT Plan. Changes include editing changes and new information on funding and investment priorities (see section 3.4 Investment Priorities).

 

A more unified health and disability system

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 11:45AM

A organisational summary of the National Health Board. Includes the NHB reporting structure, terms of reference and priorities.

 

A More Unified Health and Disability System - NHB

Tuesday 09 November 2010, 11:43AM

Presentation to NGOs

 

Work Capacity Medical Certificate - guide for health practitioners

Monday 20 September 2010, 3:45PM

This is a guide for health practitioners on the Work Capacity Medical Certificate - the new certificate to be used for sickness and invalid beneficiaries.

 
 
 


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