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Cabinet Gives Go-Ahead For Natural Health Products Bill

Cabinet Gives Go-Ahead For Natural Health Products Bill

Cabinet has given the green light for work to commence on a new natural health products regulator, Associate Health Minister Jonathan Coleman confirmed today.

Reports Highlight Regional Differences In Cancer Rates

Maps which clearly show the regional differences in cancer incidence and deaths have been included for the first time in a suite of cancer reports released today.

PHARMAC Welcomes PTAC Reappointment

PHARMAC Welcomes PTAC Reappointment

PHARMAC is welcoming the reappointment of Waikato Hospital physician Dr Graham Mills to the Pharmacology and Therapeutics Advisory Committee (PTAC).

Forces Get Physical For Men's Health Week

Forces Get Physical For Men's Health Week

The Navy showed that their team was the superior force in a series of physical challenges involving teams from the Navy, Army, Air Force and NZ Police as part of Men’s Health Week today.

Drinking Age Evidence Is In - Family First

Drinking Age Evidence Is In - Family First

Family First NZ says that the government should ditch their split-age proposal and pass urgent legislation that raises the drinking and purchasing age to 21.

 

Decision To Stay Or Leave Canterbury Not Easy

Decision To Stay Or Leave Canterbury Not Easy

The Association of Counsellors is urging Canterbury residents to think carefully before making major decisions about whether or not to stay in the region.

Wairau Hospital Official Opening

Wairau Hospital Official Opening

The Minister of Health Tony Ryall will officially open Wairau Hospital on Saturday June 18.

The hospital was constructed in four stages from September 2008 to February 2011 with staff and departments relocated at different times to temporary premises while new facilities were built.

Latest Auckland Measles Outbreak Continues

Latest Auckland Measles Outbreak Continues

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) has confirmed 17 cases of measles in what is the second large outbreak in Auckland this year, almost all in unimmunised people.

Closer To Home Dialysis For Waitemata And Auckland Residents

Closer To Home Dialysis For Waitemata And Auckland Residents

Health Minister Tony Ryall today opened a state of the art, $9.2 million Dialysis Centre at North Shore Hospital – enabling Waitemata renal patients to receive their care closer to home.

Assaults On Mental Health Workers Uncceptable - Union

Assaults On Mental Health Workers Uncceptable - Union

The PSA, the union for public sector workers, is concerned that not enough action is being taken by the Auckland District Health Board to prevent attacks on mental health workers.