The innovator in aged and dementia care, Group Homes Australia, has introduced yoga to their residents. Most of the residents living at Group Homes Australia are living beyond a diagnosis of dementia.
Occupational Therapy week highlights the holistic role of this health profession in today’s health system.
The Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHA) is calling on New Zealand Government negotiators to oppose clauses in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), currently being negotiated, that would increase the cost of life-saving medicines in poorer countries.
Several rugby clubs have received recognition from Southern DHB and WellSouth for their commitment to creating a healthy culture within their club.
The Akaroa community and Canterbury DHB’s commitment to a 12 bed facility for Akaroa has been confirmed.
The board has approved a Heads of Agreement between Canterbury DHB, the Akaroa Community Trust and Akaroa Health Hub Limited.
Care about disability issues affecting your community? The Canterbury Health System, and your community, needs you.
The New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association is providing the public with a direct way to show their support for resident doctors in their campaign for safer working hours in the form of an online petition.
The Heart Foundation welcomes the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) announcement to strengthen the code of advertising to children, but says the new measures still don’t go far enough.
The Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHÄNZ) welcomes the proposal to establish a new rurally-focussed medical school for New Zealand.
RHÄNZ is a peak organisation with 43 member organisations, all interested in the health and wellbeing of rural communities.
Family First NZ says that a survey highlighting the concerns of parents about screentime for their children is a very real problem which the government and the Ministries of Health and Educatiion are ignoring.
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