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Is it possible to deliver quality and choice?

Is it possible to deliver quality and choice?

The gap between what consumers want and what government subsidy covers will be addressed at the 2011 New Zealand Aged Care Association Conference in Auckland, 29-31 August.

Using art to rejuvenate Christchurch

Using art to rejuvenate Christchurch

Following the catastrophic earthquakes in Christchurch people from all over the country mobilised to help their fellow New Zealanders in their time of need.

Age Concern conducts elder abuse seminar

What can you do to help stamp out elder abuse and neglect?

This challenge was set down by Age Concern's Professional Adviser Jayne McKendry at an open forum held today at the University of Otago Medical School in Wellington.

Public views sought on raw milk products

Public views sought on raw milk products

Food Standards Australia New Zealand today called for public comment on a report looking at permissions for raw milk products in Australia and an application for food derived from a genetically modified soybean.

Resource helps elderly keep safe and sound

Resource helps elderly keep safe and sound

If you're wanting information on dealing with pesky telemarketers, unwanted graffiti or even a pot on fire - 'Safe and Sound' has the answers!

Age Concern is the first port of call for older people and their family /

whanau in need of information, advice, referral and support.

Video urges NZers to act on obesity

Video urges NZers to act on obesity

A video putting the spotlight on the looming health crisis threatened by our growing obesity epidemic, and how to avert it, is being launched by University of Otago researchers.

Final call for Waikato women to join breast cancer prevention study

Women in the Waikato and surrounding areas with a family history of breast cancer are needed to join a vital breast cancer prevention study before it closes at the end of the year.

John Kirwan's journal fights depression

Figures released today show that almost 18,000 New Zealanders experiencing depression have registered to use The Journal - a user friendly online tool aimed at managing mild to moderate depression.

Vitamin C 'may be critical for eye health'

Vitamin C 'may be critical for eye health'

New research indicates that Vitamin C may be critical to maintaining good eye health and could be protective for those at risk of glaucoma.

The study done by Oregon Health & Science University indicates that Vitamin C may be needed for correct functioning of retinal cells.

Slowdown in health claims growth welcomed

Slowdown in health claims growth welcomed

An easing of the rate of health insurance claims growth has been welcomed today by the Health Funds Association (HFANZ).