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Tobacco display law changes come into force

Tobacco display law changes come into force

Tobacco displays will become a thing of the past next month when amendments to the Smoke-Free Environments Act come into force.

NZ Health Innovation Hub appointments announced

The New Zealand Health Innovation Hub has appointed Dr Murray Horn as it inaugural chairman and Sir Ray Avery as deputy chair.

The announcement was made this afternoon at the New Zealand Healthcare Congress in Auckland.

NorthTec on top for Maori nursing achievements

NorthTec has scored top spot in a leading national study which has shown that the tertiary institution is "responding well" to the needs of its M?ori Nursing students.

Carers of older people with dementia needed for nursing study

Carers of older people with dementia needed for nursing study

Researchers from The University of Auckland are calling for carers of older people with dementia to take part in a study looking at the availability and adequacy of support in their communities.

Three weeks left to have your say on folic acid

Public consultation on the issue began in May and will finish on Monday 16 July 2012.

Meade Clinical Centre opens in Sep

Work began on Waikato District Health Board's $430 million building and redevelopment programme at Waikato and Thames hospitals eight years ago.

Waikato Hospital Atrium a 'knock-out combination'

They thought of everything - even the surface material is permanently anti-bacterial and easy to clean.

This clever design aspect is just part of the reason that the Atrium in Waikato Hospital's Acute Services Building was a stand-out winner in the New Zealand Fly Forbo 2012 Awards.

Pharmacies in chaos over DHB contract

Pharmacies across the country are reporting that they are being bullied into signing a new contract for service with their local DHB, without knowing what it is they are signing up to, says Labour's Health Spokesperson Maryan Street.

Northland whooping cough cases rise

Northland DHB Medical Officer of Health Jonathan Jarman is urging parents to check their children are up to date and 'on-time' with their immunizations, with an increase in cases of Whooping cough in the region

Tomatoes the elixir of youth

Tomatoes have been hailed as a key factor in maintaining youthful-looking skin, in a scientific study released this week.