A staff member at Waikato Hospital has contracted measles and had been working in the hospital while infectious but prior to developing any symptoms. The DHB has contacted all patients and staff who may have been exposed to the staff member while infectious at work.
Canterbury is celebrating Immunisation Week next week (May 2-8) with the rest of New Zealand’s key theme of ‘protecting baby starts in pregnancy’.
Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s Emergency Department waiting room is about to undergo a revamp to give patients more privacy and staff better facilities to help them care for patients.
Monash Health and the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) today forged a landmark agreement to build respect and improve patient safety in surgery.
Canterbury parents are among those most affected by the stress caused by the earthquakes and recovery efforts, All Right? has announced this week.
New Zealand is making gains at improving underlying factors affecting the health of MÄori children and young people, a new report by the University of Otago-based NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service shows.
A just released global study has found the benefit of moderate drinking on a healthy heart is much stronger than previously thought.
Hawke’s Bay District Health Board is warning the public not to follow medical or treatment advice of Christopher Savage.
Record number of Registered Nurse Graduates participate in nursing programmes within Southern DHB.
A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found that retrofitting insulation to current 2008 standards in existing houses reduces hospitalisation rates for all children by six percent.
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