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Christchurch Hospitals Cancel Elective Surgery

Christchurch Hospitals Cancel Elective Surgery

Wellington, Sept 7 NZPA - Christchurch hospitals have cancelled most non-urgent, elective surgeries this week.

Authorities Investigate Gastro Outbreak

Authorities Investigate Gastro Outbreak

Wellington, NZPA - Two families at a welfare centre in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood are battling gastroenteritis.

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Hundreds Of Radiography Patients Add To Backlog After Strike

Hundreds Of Radiography Patients Add To Backlog After Strike

Hundreds of patients have added to the backlog of people waiting for images and surgery during a national radiographers' strike.

PTSD Assistance Needed In Christchurch

PTSD Assistance Needed In Christchurch

The Royal New Zealand College of Genereal Practitioners is calling on health agencies to ensure the longer-term emotional after-effects of the earthquake are dealt with appropriately.

Lincoln Maternity Hospital And Burwood Birthing Unit Remain Closed

Lincoln Maternity Hospital and Burwood Birthing Unit remain closed until further notice.

Women who were intending to birth at the Units prior to the earthquake should go to Christchurch Women's Hospital.

Kiwis Urged To Call 111 Immediately If Having Stroke Symptoms

Kiwis Urged To Call 111 Immediately If Having Stroke Symptoms

Nigel Ingham believes calling 111 when he had stroke symptoms would have saved him months of intense rehabilitation.

Hospitals Coping With Radiographers' Strike

Hospitals Coping With Radiographers' Strike

Auckland, Sept 4 NZPA - Christchurch radiographers have abandoned strike action following a massive earthquake in the South Island this morning.

NZ Research Warns On Use Of One Type Of Asthma Inhaler

NZ Research Warns On Use Of One Type Of Asthma Inhaler

Wellington, Sept 4 NZPA - Long acting bronchodilators should be banned for use in asthma as single inhaler products because of the increased mortality risk when they are used without an accompanying inhaled steroid, New Zealand researchers say.

John Key Urges Striking Radiographers To Exercise Restraint

John Key Urges Striking Radiographers To Exercise Restraint

Auckland, Sept 3 NZPA - Prime Minister John Key is urging striking radiographers to exercise restraint during contract negotiations.