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NZNO Service to Nursing Award 2020 goes to patient rights advocate

Each year the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) presents Service to Nursing and Midwifery Awards as a way of recognising nurses or midwives who are NZNO members and who have made a positive difference to nursing or midwifery practice or practice environment.

Disability sector funding crisis continues; time for political parties to step up - NZDSN

The Ministry of Health’s notification that disability support providers will receive a paltry 1% contract price increase after 3 years of nil increases shows the need for political parties to step up with increased disability funding this election.

Mental Health Awareness Week is next week

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) starts on Monday 21 September and this year reflects the challenges we’ve faced together in 2020.

PRRT for neuroendocrine cancer patients

Green light given for life-saving cancer treatment

New Zealand patients with neuroendocrine cancers (NETs) who have been unable to access regular treatment in Australia due to COVID-19 will now be treated in Auckland thanks to an interim arrangement.

Smokers increasingly using e-cigarettes to quit - survey

People who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking, a study by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, has found.

New research focused on women's mental health during pregnancy and post-birth

The research project aims to provide sleep and circadian health information and education during perinatal stages of pregnancy (Image credit Freepik).

Associate Professor Leigh Signal.

Resignation of HealthCare NZ CEO

Please attribute to Josephine Gagan, New Zealand Health Group Chief Executive

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Launch of National Party health policy - Rural General Practice Network

The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network hosted National Party Spokesperson for Health Dr Shane Reti on Wednesday to announce the National Party’s health policy.

National's health targets no magic bullet - ASMS

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists says politically set health targets are no magic bullet for addressing the growing number of New Zealanders who are missing out on hospital treatment.

Seven new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

There are seven new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all detected in recent returnees in a managed isolation facility. There are no new community cases.