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september 2014

Countdown to Mental Health Awareness Week

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 03:45PM

Media release from the Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) is next week, and the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) is encouraging New Zealanders to Keep Learning – be curious, embrace new experiences, and see opportunities
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Medical examinations or x-rays for Immigration New Zealand's visa applicants

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 02:32PM

Media release from Immigration New Zealand: Do you want to be able to complete medical examinations or x-rays for Immigration New Zealand's visa applicants? Immigration New Zealand’s ROI is being extended to a final close off date of 14 October 2014 at 12pm
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Auckland all for Smokefree outdoor dining

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 02:05PM

Media release from the Cancer Society: In a bid to encourage the Auckland Council to make outdoor dining Smokefree, Cancer Society Auckland are showing Auckland’s large support for the cause with a pop up Smokefree restaurant in Aotea Square on Friday, October 3rd 12-2pm
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Privatisation of laboratory services not the answer

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 02:00PM

Media release from the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists: The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is worried public hospital managers are poised to privatise all or part of the hospital laboratories that look after the health needs of the greater Wellington region
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Waikato women accessing top class services

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 01:56PM

Media release from Waikato DHB: Two thirds of all Waikato women are registering with a lead maternity carer within the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy, a just-published Waikato District Health Board Maternity Annual Report shows
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NZMA shares concerns on DHB lab services

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 01:00PM

Media release from NZMA: The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) shares the concerns of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) about the possibility that the three Wellington regional District Health Boards (DHBs) may outsource their hospital laboratory services for the hospitals
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Low-cost home alterations prevent falls

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 12:21PM

Media release from Health Research Council of New Zealand: Falls in the home could be reduced by a quarter according to the results of a new HRC-funded study just published online in top international medical journal The Lancet
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Letter from David Meates to staff

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 11:18AM

Media release from West Coast DHB: I am delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Frampton to the position of General Manager People and Capability for the Canterbury DHB and West Coast DHB, effective 6 October 2014
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Snapshots show excellent older persons care

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 10:01AM

Media release from Waikato District Health Board: When Older Persons and Rehabilitation group manager Barbara Garbutt asked her team of people working in the service for examples of care excellence, the response staggered her
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Mental Health Foundation opens a ‘Wellbeing Bank’

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 09:56AM

Media release from the Mental Health Foundation: Mental Health Foundation Opens a ‘Wellbeing Bank’ for Baby Boomers
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Celebrities stand up for cancer rehab in 4th Paddle for Hope

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 09:54AM

Media release from Paddle for Hope: Starboard Paddle for Hope registrations now open
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Early detection key to avoiding large Ebola outbreaks

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 09:52AM

Media release from Massey University: Improved diagnosis of people with severe fevers is essential in the battle against the deadly Ebola virus, a study published in the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries has found
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Clear data needed on impact of benefit sanctions on children

Tuesday 30 September 2014, 09:46AM

Media release from Child Poverty Action Group: A lack of data on benefit sanctions means there is no way of knowing whether welfare reform is helping or harming children, says Child Poverty Action Group
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Hate merchants at it again with smear tactics

Monday 29 September 2014, 10:35AM

Media release from Association of Salaried Medical Specialists: “It’s disappointing to see the hate merchants at it again with yet another attempt to smear and silence a health professional who’s doing research they disagree with,” says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS)
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NZSMI reminds pregnant women to check medication with doctor

Friday 26 September 2014, 04:05PM

Media release from the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association: Consumer healthcare products industry body, the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (SMI), today reminded consumers that over-the-counter analgesics, like all other medicines, should only be used during pregnancy on the advice of a doctor
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Grey Hospital to get new CT scanner

Friday 26 September 2014, 04:01PM

Media release from West Coast DHB: Grey Base Hospital’s new $800,000 CT scanner arrives soon and should be installed and operational by Thursday 16 October
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Dr Paul Hutchison praised for work to reduce child poverty

Friday 26 September 2014, 03:58PM

Media release from the ASMS: The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) has thanked retiring National MP Dr Paul Hutchison for his work to reduce child poverty
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Paracetamol should be taken at the recommended dose

Friday 26 September 2014, 03:14PM

Media release from the New Zealand Self Medication Industry Association: Consumer healthcare products industry body the New Zealand Self Medication Industry Association (SMI) today reaffirmed that paracetamol has a well-known safety profile, particularly at the recommended dose
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Partnership will strengthen Maori innovation and capability

Friday 26 September 2014, 12:37PM

Media release from The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Ngā Hononga Marae (Charitable) Trust: A memorandum of understanding was signed in Whanganui on Thursday September 24, between The MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Ngā Hononga Marae (Charitable) Trust
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Great opportunity for prime minister to lead charge to reduce child poverty

Friday 26 September 2014, 12:33PM

Media release from Paul Hutchison: “The New Zealand Medical Association’s call that the Prime Minister should start instigating the recommendations of the Health Select Committee’s 2013 report on ‘Improving Children’s Outcomes’ is right on the mark” says former chairman, Paul Hutchison
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