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Union Says Prison Smoking Ban Needs More Resourcing

Union Says Prison Smoking Ban Needs More Resourcing

More resources are needed to implement a new smoking ban in prisons as its impact will put both staff and new inmates at greater risk, says the PSA.

The smoking ban takes effect on July 1st with no more tobacco allowed to enter prisons from June 1st

Food Standards Agency Calls For Comment On Horticulture Paper

Food Standards Agency Calls For Comment On Horticulture Paper

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today released a consultation paper on what approaches should be taken to ensure food safety in fresh horticultural produce.

Quitline Launches New Online Quit Smoking Tools On World Smokefree Day

Quitline Launches New Online Quit Smoking Tools On World Smokefree Day

Quitline has launched a range of new online support tools to coincide with this year's World Smokefree Day (Tuesday 31 May). The tools include an interactive QuitCoach which gives users customised ideas and suggestions tailored to them.

DHB Closes Building To Staff - Repairs Needed

DHB Closes Building To Staff - Repairs Needed

Late yesterday the DHB was advised by its external structural engineers that as a result of their invasive assessment inspection (which involved removing sections of ceiling panels) the building occupied by Maintenance and Clinical Engineering at 45 St Asaph Street requires remedial work to ensur

Service The Focus, Not Just The Building

Service The Focus, Not Just The Building

The staff in Older Persons and Rehabilitation Services (OP and RS) will now focus on improving the services they provide in preparation for the move to a new building at the Waiora Waikato Hospital campus in late 2013.

Excellent Result For West Coast Meeting National Health Targets

Excellent Result For West Coast Meeting National Health Targets

"West Coast residents should feel very happy with the performance of their DHB in the latest health target results released today," says DHB CEO David Meates.

Canterbury DHB Performs Well In Health Targets Despite Quake

Canterbury DHB Performs Well In Health Targets Despite Quake

The just-released 2010-2011 Quarter Three Performance Summary shows that the Canterbury health system has exceeded in several of the National Health Targets,

Partnerships With Primary Care And Thames Emergency Department Lead Target Performances

Partnerships With Primary Care And Thames Emergency Department Lead Target Performances

Partnerships between immunisation providers and Waikato District Health Board helped the DHB exceed its 90 per cent immunisation health target for the first time since the targets' introduction two years ago.

National Health Board, Southern DHB Assess Dunedin Hospital

National Health Board, Southern DHB Assess Dunedin Hospital

The National Health Board and Southern District Health Board are to undertake a joint assessment of systems at Dunedin Hospital, beginning this month.

Conference Addresses Domestic Violence

Conference Addresses Domestic Violence

A major transformation in the way health and social services are designed and delivered to New Zealand families will be the subject of a special panel discussion at the 2011 national domestic violence conference next month (June).