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New outpatient facility and innovation hub at North Shore Hospital

A building once used for nursing accommodation at North Shore Hospital has been transformed into a modern new $9.9 million outpatient’s facility, teaching space and innovation hub.

"The government is in denial" - YesWeCare health coalition

The government is in wilful denial about the mental health crisis, the YesWeCare.nz health coalition says.

The People's Mental Health Review has released its report today, which calls for an urgent funding increase and inquiry, independent oversight and more education.

Victoria research leads to new drug for hard-to-treat lymphomas

Japan has become the first country to approve an anti-lymphoma drug developed following initial research from Victoria University of Wellington.

Mental health workers support call for urgent action

WHAT: People’s Mental Health Review report launch

WHERE: AUT City Campus, Lecture Theatre WG 403

WHEN: 3 pm, Wednesday 19 April

Getting kids active is life changing

Having healthy habits in childhood; being active and having a varied and nutritionally balanced diet is important to long term health outcomes, well into adulthood.

NZDSN welcomes pay increases, but has concerns about implementation

The New Zealand Disability Support Network (NZDSN) welcomes the recent announcement of significant pay rises for support workers in the disability sector.

NZ Aged Care Association welcomes pay settlement for caregivers

The New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) is delighted that the Government and unions have reached a settlement in the long-running caregiver equal pay case. This case has cast a dark shadow of uncertainty across the industry for several years now and a resolution is most welcome.

Carer's pay increase response from Geneva Healthcare CEO

The work of a Caregiver is a challenging journey, an immense responsibility, and is quite simply one of the most honourable jobs one can possibly do in a lifetime.

New space for kids at Wellington emergency department

Children at Wellington’s emergency department now have their own waiting space away from the hustle and bustle.

Opened today, the dedicated area separates children from the main waiting room.

Transforming the disability support system

Work to transform the disability support system is under way, with a team meeting for the first of a series of workshops to design a system which provides disabled people and their families more choice and control.

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