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Urgent Need For Improved Sleep Services In New Zealand

Urgent Need For Improved Sleep Services In New Zealand

New Zealand Sleep Specialists are calling for an urgent review of sleep services following the announcement that up to ten per cent of the adult population has sleep apnea, and the majority are undiagnosed.

Agreement Reached To Fund New Treatments

Agreement Reached To Fund New Treatments

Wellington, Oct 28 NZPA - Patients with a particular form of kidney cancer, those who want to quit smoking and arthritis sufferers are the beneficiaries of an agreement with a drug company announced today by Pharmac.

Agreement Seals New Kidney Cancer, Smoking Cessation, Arthritis Treatments

Agreement Seals New Kidney Cancer, Smoking Cessation, Arthritis Treatments

Patients with a form of kidney cancer will have a new treatment option as part of a multi-product agreement between PHARMAC and Pfizer.

Gen-i Makes High Level Health Sector Appointment

Gen-i Makes High Level Health Sector Appointment

In a move underscoring its commitment to the health sector, Gen-i - a division of Telecom New Zealand - has appointed Jo-Ann Jacobson to the newly established role of Health Business Development Manager.

Clinical Advisor Sought For Maori Health

Clinical Advisor Sought For Maori Health

Waikato DHB's Māori Health Service (Te Puna Oranga) is looking for a clinical advisor with a background in Māori health to help reduce the chronic condition rate of Māori.

Return Of The Nutters Club

Return Of The Nutters Club

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to announce that following the success of the inaugural season of The Nutters Club on Maori TV, NZ On Air have pledged their continued support of the show funding a second 20-episode season.

New Documentary Chronicles Maori Battle With Smoking

New Documentary Chronicles Maori Battle With Smoking

A new documentary - A Killer Legacy - which will screen on Maori Television on 11 December will highlight the devastating impact that smoking has had on the Maori population; especially Maori women.

Visiting Trial At Waikato Hospital Extended

New visiting hours at Waikato Hospital trialled over six weeks are so successful there has been an extension until the end of the year.

Green Light For Ward 27 Refurbishment

Green Light For Ward 27 Refurbishment

Health Minister Tony Ryall has given Capital and Coast DHB the green light to start work on modernising its mental health unit, Ward 27.

Te Whare O Matairangi (Ward 27) Upgrade Gets Sign Off

Te Whare O Matairangi (Ward 27) Upgrade Gets Sign Off

A project to refurbish Capital & Coast DHB's acute mental health inpatient facility, Te Whare O Matairangi, has now been given the go ahead from the Minister of Health, Hon Tony Ryall.