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Lived experience leads to national platform and award recognition - Northland DHB

Jason Haitana has a compelling story to share, and he’s not afraid to share it.

Annabelle White invites Kiwis to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast this May

Much-loved food personality Annabelle White is encouraging people to host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast to support Kiwi women affected by breast cancer.

Allied health workers to vote on strike action - Public Service Association

At a two-hour paid union meeting this afternoon, Allied health workers decided to ballot members on whether to take strike action to progress their claim for a decent offer from DHBs.

NZNO initiates legal review of Pay Equity settlement and process

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation, Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says it will initiate a full legal review of the Pay Equity settlement agreement that was presented to NZNO and PSA members on Friday 8 April, and the process leading up to it.

Report highlights importance of clear info and consent before undertaking procedures

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner, Dr Vanessa Caldwell, today released a report finding a GP in breach of the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (the Code) for failing to obtain informed consent and provide care with reasonable care and skill.

Organic medicinal cannabis a huge opportunity for NZ - Helius Therapeutics

"New Zealand organically grown and manufactured medicinal cannabis products will be in huge demand internationally, taking the country’s newest industry to a whole new level in the future," says Carmen Doran, chief executive of Helius Therapeutics.

Health orgs join forces to keep vulnerable people isolating with COVID safe

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board staff redeploying during COVID times to areas of highest need come in all forms, and the positive impacts are far reaching.

8,700 more Pacific peoples need treatment to prevent gout each year - Pharmac

Pharmac has released the Pacific peoples health - Gout data insights report today. The report shows that, while the prevalence of gout in Pacific peoples continues to climb, access to preventive gout medicine remains inequitable.

COVID-19 boosters approved for 16 to 17 year olds - MidCentral DHB

The Government has announced that rangatahi (young people) aged 16 to 17 years-old can now get their booster of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.

ProCare announces appointment of Tangata Whenua representative to its Health Limited Board

Leading healthcare provider ProCare is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah (Hera) Kinred (Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei) as the Tangata Whenua representative on the ProCare Health Limited Board. Her appointment was effective from 1 April 2022.