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Safer hours mediation between NZRDA and DHBs set down

Mediation between the NZ Resident Doctors Association and the District Health Boards has been set down for Monday, September 12.

Hauraki District Council issues boil water notices

Hauraki District Council is playing it safe after water samples have revealed problems in two of its rural water supplies.

Dr Tukuitonga honoured for contribution to Pacific health

The Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, has been honoured with a Life Award from the Pasifika Medical Association in recognition of his outstanding contribution and active commitment towards improving Pacific health services and training.

Pink Caps back on the road to help breast cancer fight

Bridgestone’s Pink Caps are back this September and the company is hoping to make an even bigger donation to The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation (The NZBCF) at the end of this year’s initiative, which is all about supporting a cause close to many people’s hearts.

Winter peak at Southern DHB - keep ED for emergencies only

Southern DHB is experiencing a winter peak with an increase in Emergency Department presentations, resulting in a higher than usual demand for clinical care across its hospitals.

EnviroNZ gets behind Cancer Society

Waste collection in South and West Auckland is about to get a lot more colourful with the unveiling of a new EnviroNZ waste collection truck design in support of Cancer Society.

Equally Well wins TheMHS award for innovation and excellence

The Equally Well collaborative has scooped the top prize in the Physical Health and/or Primary Care category at the TheMHS Learning Network Awards in Auckland.

WellSouth recognised at MHS Awards

Southern Primary Health Provider WellSouth has been recognised at TheMHS Awards (The Mental Health Services Awards) in Auckland this morning.

Leading midwifery expert to address NZ midwives at biennial conference

Less than a fortnight after New Zealand midwives began mediation with the Ministry of Health to progress their struggle for gender pay equity, midwifery conference delegates will hear of a similar battle currently underway in Canada.

West Coast meets majority of health targets

The West Coast District Health Board is ensuring shorter stays in the emergency department, is delivering more than expected volumes of elective surgery, and eligible people are getting assessed for cardiovascular risk as evidenced in the latest national health targets.

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