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DHB 'needs to hang onto the keys' of Queenstown's hospital

DHB 'needs to hang onto the keys' of Queenstown's hospital

"It’s looking more and more as if the Southern DHB’s management is so obsessed with turning around its financial deficit that it’s prepared to throw everything overboard in a bid to stay afloat - even the lifeboats and the passengers," says Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association

Movement optimization - the missing link?

When we train we spend exorbitant amounts of time on planning and analyzing our reps, our sets, weight lifted or time to complete our workout. However we rarely fail to look at and think about what is perhaps the most important thing we have, and that is our movement quality.

Osteoarthritis researcher wins $5,000 in AMP IGNITE comp

Auckland University student, Emily Hargrave-Thomas has won the inaugural AMP IGNITE competition, winning $5,000 for to help further her research project into osteoarthritis.

Chch Hospital parking changes to take effect

From Tuesday after labour weekend (28 October) parking is changing at Christchurch Hospital.

Canterbury District Health Board chief executive officer, David Meates says parking changes are necessary as site works for the hospital’s new Acute Services building get under way.

Neonatal Trust launching first annual fundraising campaign

Your small change can make a big difference this November.

The Neonatal Trust is launching its first annual fundraising campaign, during the build-up to World Prematurity Day on November 17.

Maternity units Morrinsville and Te Awamutu to close

Primary birthing facilities run by Waikato District Health Board (DHB) in Morrinsville and Te Awamutu will close in February next year, the board confirmed at its monthly meeting on Wednesday.

No increase for routine consultations - West Coast DHB

Fees for routine consultations with your own West Coast District Health Board general practice will not change with the new fee schedule being introduced next month.

Better emergency care at Wellington Hospital

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman today visited Capital and Coast DHB which has made good progress on the government’s shorter stays in emergency department target.

Students over-estimate fertility - study

University students in New Zealand significantly over-estimate both age-related fertility and the efficacy of fertility treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), according to a recent study.

Ladies, your mo-ment awaits

With the month of manly moustaches almost upon us, it’s time for Kiwi girls to get behind their men and give them one month’s freedom to grow a Mo this Movember.

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