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Care Chemist Launches Prescription Reminder Service To Improve Medication Compliance In New Zealand

Care Chemist Launches Prescription Reminder Service To Improve Medication Compliance In New Zealand

Care Chemist, New Zealand's fastest growing community pharmacy group, has launched what is thought to be the country's first online prescription reminder service, in a bid to improve medication compliance.

Neurosurgery Decision A Great Day For Southerners!

Neurosurgery Decision A Great Day For Southerners!

Today the people of Otago and Southland are celebrating the big neurosurgery decision.

Southerners Celebrate Retaining Neurosurgery Services

Southerners Celebrate Retaining Neurosurgery Services

by Amelia Langford of NZPA

Wellington, Nov 10 NZPA - Southland and Otago people are in celebration mode following today's Ministry of Health's decision to retain neurosurgery services in both Christchurch and Dunedin.

National Health Board Welcomes Neurosurgery Decision

National Health Board Welcomes Neurosurgery Decision

The National Health Board (NHB) welcomes the report by the South Island Neurosurgery Expert Panel, says NHB Board member Dr Jeff Brown.

Dunedin To Keep Neurosurgery, But In Different Form

Dunedin To Keep Neurosurgery, But In Different Form

Wellington, Nov 10 NZPA - Neurosurgery services in the South Island will continue to be offered at centres in both Christchurch and Dunedin but will be radically restructured and have an independent governance board, the Ministry of Health announced today.

Wakefield Health Half Year Ebitda Falls 13pct

Wakefield Health Half Year Ebitda Falls 13pct

Wellington, Nov 9 NZPA - Private hospital operator Wakefield Health reported lower half year revenue and earnings as trading conditions remained subdued.

Bakers Responding To Voluntary Fortification

Bakers Responding To Voluntary Fortification

Wellington, Nov 8 NZPA - About 30 percent of the range of breads made by bakers aligned with the Association of Bakers is now fortified with folic acid, the association says.

West Coast Radiographers Take Industrial Action

West Coast Radiographers Take Industrial Action

The West Coast District Health Board has received notice from the Association of Professionals and Executive Employees (APEX) that radiographers are withdrawing their labour from 8.00am on Tuesday 9 September until 7.00am Thursday 11 November.

Nurses From All Over The Pacific Gather In Auckland

Nurses From All Over The Pacific Gather In Auckland

More than 300 nursing leaders from 12 Pacific nations will gather in Auckland on Monday (November 8) for the opening of the 15th biennial South Pacific Nurses' Forum (SPNF), last held in New Zealand in 1992.

Forum Aims To Improve Pacific Nursing

Auckland, Nov 6 NZPA - Leadership, disaster preparedness and ways to strengthen regional standards will be among the themes at the South Pacific Nurses' Forum in Auckland next week.