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Livestream set for 'World Vape' and 'World No Tobacco' days - sCOPe

Interest, insight, and intrigue around World Vape Day on 30 May and World No Tobacco Day on 31 May are set to be boosted with sCOPe’s two-day global broadcast.

Piki youth mental health funding extended through Budget 2022 - Tu Ora

Budget 2022 funding commitments will see the free the Piki youth mental health programme continue to support rangatahi 18-25 experiencing mild-moderate mental health and/or substance use challenges in the Greater Wellington and Wairarapa regions.

Luxon tours medicinal cannabis company, Helius

MP for Botany, Christopher Luxon, has visited local medicinal cannabis company, Helius Therapeutics, where he viewed production of the first New Zealand grown and made full-spectrum products, due to be launched in the second half of this year.

GFI sees growth in Australian medical cannabis prescriptions

Greenfern Industries' GMP medicine prescription sales in the Australian market are going from strength to strength.

Western BoP general practice network celebrates Pathlab's COVID response

Pathlab staff have been praised for their professionalism and unwavering service to the Western Bay of Plenty primary healthcare network at a special presentation that celebrated the unsung heroes of Aotearoa’s COVID response.

Action needed to reduce number of vaping students, says Respiratory Specialist

Watermelon soda, sherbet berry grape, blue kiwi crush - they all sound harmless but for the increasing number of young people using vapes with names like these, the long-term effects are not known, says Paediatric Respiratory Specialist Associate Professor Philip Pattemore.

New CT scanner - significant healthcare boost for Manawatū Community - Pacific Radiology

Pacific Radiology are excited to expand their services for Manawatū communities with the installation of a new leading-edge, high-tech CT scanner machine, into their recently upgraded Palmerston North branch.

MidCentral DHB COVID-19 vaccination sites now offering MMR vaccine

The MidCentral District Health Board is calling on the community to check that they are up-to-date with their measles vaccination to prepare for the increasing number of international visitors to the country.

Rreview of national breast screening programme - Interim Health New Zealand

An independent quality improvement review of the national breast screening programme being announced today will ensure the nationwide service continues to deliver strong and equitable outcomes for New Zealand women.

Money from crime re-invested in a collaborative service in Whanganui

Te Oranganui Trust, Whanganui District Health Board, Balance Aotearoa and New Zealand Police are privileged to announce they have received $3.5 million over three years from the Proceeds of Crime Fund, to be invested in a collaborative mental health and addiction crisis service for the Whanganui