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Extra Clinical Support For Ambulance Call Centres

Extra Clinical Support For Ambulance Call Centres

Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced that Emergency Ambulance Call Centres, which take 111 calls are to get extra funding to provide an advanced level of support for over-the-phone triage of emergency calls.

Ryall: Extra Clinical Support For Ambulance Call Centres

Ryall: Extra Clinical Support For Ambulance Call Centres

Health Minister Tony Ryall has announced that Emergency Ambulance Call Centres, which take 111 calls are to get extra funding to provide an advanced level of support for over-the-phone triage of emergency calls.

Sun Block Not Just For The Beach Warns Care Chemist As Research Shows Kiwi Drivers Could Be At Risk Of Skin Cancer

Sun Block Not Just For The Beach Warns Care Chemist As Research Shows Kiwi Drivers Could Be At Risk Of Skin Cancer

Care Chemist, the country's fastest growing community pharmacy group, is reminding New Zealander drivers to use adequate sun protection when behind the wheel this summer or risk the health

Head Of Canterbury Dental Health Services Calls For Fluoridation Of The Region's Drinking Water

Head Of Canterbury Dental Health Services Calls For Fluoridation Of The Region's Drinking Water

Canterbury's head of Dental Health Services says a Ministry of Health report on oral health in New Zealand highlights the growing need to fluoridate the region's drinking water.

Ministry Measles Warning

Ministry Measles Warning

People on a flight from Dubai which arrived in Auckland on January 4 via Melbourne may have been exposed to measles and should call the Ministry of Health's Healthline if they feel unwell, rather than going to a doctor or emergency department.

Passengers Potentially Exposed To Measles

Passengers Potentially Exposed To Measles

People who arrived in New Zealand last Tuesday (4 January) on an Emirates flight from Dubai via Melbourne may have been exposed to measles, the Ministry of Health has today advised.

Head Of Canterbury Dental Health Services Calls For Fluoridation

Head Of Canterbury Dental Health Services Calls For Fluoridation

Canterbury's head of Dental Health Services says a Ministry of Health report on oral health in New Zealand highlights the growing need to fluoridate the region's drinking water.

Resident Doctors' Interest-Based Bargaining Process Begins

The interest-based bargaining (IBB) process agreed to by DHBs and their resident medical officers (RMOs) - represented by the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) - to progress pay negotiations begins tomorrow (Wednesday 12 January) in Auckland.

Young Teens Rate P As Drug For Losers

Young Teens Rate P As Drug For Losers

A new UMR Research survey conducted on behalf of the anti P group the Stellar Trust indicates that young teenagers have a negative view of Methamphetamine and see it as a drug for '"losers", however they also see little difference bet

Smoking To Be Put Out By 2058?

Smoking To Be Put Out By 2058?

Wellington, Jan 11 NZPA - The smoking habit could be extinguished in New Zealand by 2058, an international study says.

However, investment bank Citigroup estimates Australians could stop smoking even earlier -- by 2030.