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NZ bids to host World Congress

NZ bids to host World Congress

New Zealand is in the running for the largest conference the country has ever hosted, an event that could bring millions in economic benefit.

Marlborough programme takes top health award

Marlborough programme takes top health award

Marlborough community programme takes top Health Quality and Innovation Award

The overall winner in the Nelson Marlborough Health Quality and Innovation Awards (HQIA) was the community collaboration project Marlborough Clued up Kids.

Thousands suffer incontinence in silence

Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders over the age of 15 are suffering from some form of incontinence, costing the country billions of dollars every year.

Elective surgery performance lifted to 104% of target

Elective surgery performance lifted to 104% of target

Comments by BOP DHB Chairperson Sally Webb

The many faces of Parkinson's

The 1-7 November, 2011, is Parkinson's Awareness Week which will be marked with a variety of events and activities around the country.

Over 10,000 New Zealander's live with Parkinson's. Kathy Jenkins is one of them.

TXT boosts meningococcal C campaign

A mass vaccination campaign in Northland aimed at immunising up to 38,000 people aged 1-20 against meningococcal C has been boosted with the use of text messaging.

Get fit, Bike 2 Work

Get fit, Bike 2 Work

It's heading into summer and time to get fit. Registrations are now open for the annual 12-week Bike 2 Work challenge run by Auckland Transport in partnership with Bike Wise.

Top tips to stay trim when travelling

Top tips to stay trim when travelling

Auckland - For many Kiwis, holidays are an opportunity to relax and recharge the batteries. And, more often than not, our health and fitness regimes are put firmly on hold, despite the best intentions.

Guild welcomes pharmaceutical changes

The Guild welcomes changes announced by PHARMAC to the General Rules in the Pharmaceutical Schedule that will allow pharmacists to amend certain types of prescriptions.

Good egg shows kids importance of breakfast

Good egg shows kids importance of breakfast

In a bid to get school children all over New Zealand excited about eating breakfast, The Egg Guy is visiting schools to teach, inspire and grow the confidence of budding cooks through simple and tasty egg recipes.