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Media Statement From Canterbury District Health Board CEO David Meates

Media Statement From Canterbury District Health Board CEO David Meates

On 19 October, the day Canterbury experienced a 5.0 aftershock, the New Zealand Medical Laboratory Workers Union (NZMLWU) advised the Canterbury District Health Board that they will take industrial action from 8:00am November 3 to 8:00am November 9.

Marathon Build Comes To An End

Marathon Build Comes To An End

Creating a new health centre worth $5 million for the Counties Manukau rural town of Waiuku has been like running an "ultra marathon", GP Mark Eustace says.

Security Reviewed After Patient Leaves Hospital With Baby

Security Reviewed After Patient Leaves Hospital With Baby

Auckland, Oct 24 NZPA - Auckland District Health Board is reviewing its security procedures after a woman at Auckland Hospital was able to leave nearby Starship Children's Hospital with her newborn baby.

The Flawed Guru - Relationships Part 2

The Flawed Guru - Relationships Part 2

The Flawed Guru

Relationships – Part 2

Security Reviewed After Patient Leaves Hospital With Baby

Auckland, Oct 24 NZPA - Auckland District Health Board is reviewing its security procedures after a mental health unit inmate at Auckland Hospital was able to leave nearby Starship Children's Hospital with her newborn baby.

Experts Watch H1N1 Changes In NZ

Experts Watch H1N1 Changes In NZ

Wellington, Oct 22 NZPA - Overseas medical researchers watching mutations in the H1N1 2009 swine flu virus in New Zealand say that so far minor genetic changes in the 2009 flu virus don't seem to make existing vaccines less effective, but the altered strains bear watching.

New Medicines Now Funded Thanks To Government Help

New Medicines Now Funded Thanks To Government Help

Wellington, Oct 22 NZPA - In the last year almost 150,000 patients benefited from a $40 million boost in pharmaceutical spending by the Government, Pharmac's latest annual report says.

When Will It End - Seventh Medicine Recall For 2010

When Will It End - Seventh Medicine Recall For 2010

There has been another patient level recall of one batch of Novo Nordisk's GlucaGen® Hypokit 1mg injection. The affected batch number is YW60459. This batch has been in circulation since 3 September 2010 and it is believed there are over 2,800 of the injections in circulation.

Mentally Ill Killer To Get Leave As Part Of Rehab

Mentally Ill Killer To Get Leave As Part Of Rehab

By Maggie Tait of NZPA

Wellington, Oct 22 NZPA - A mentally ill killer to be allowed unescorted leave as part of his rehabilitation would not be allowed out if it wasn't safe, his carers and the Health Ministry said today.

New Money Leads To Leap In Availability Of Medicines To NZers

New Money Leads To Leap In Availability Of Medicines To NZers

A $40 million lift in pharmaceutical spending has led to a significant rise in the number of medicines available to New Zealanders, and the number of people receiving them.