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Unequal Impact Of Cancer Rates

Unequal Impact Of Cancer Rates

Considerable progress has been made in achieving fairer health outcomes for cervical cancer for Maori and non-Maori, though disparities remain for many other cancers.

Southerners To Take Petition To Government

Southerners To Take Petition To Government

Wellington, Aug 25 NZPA - Over 40,000 people have signed a petition seeking to retain neurosurgery services in Dunedin and Christchurch.

Changes To Christchurch Hospital Increase Number Of Beds

Changes To Christchurch Hospital Increase Number Of Beds

A new Urology Unit at the Christchurch Hospital campus was officially opened today. The unit is one of the solutions in addressing a shortage of General Medicine beds at Christchurch Hospital.

Ryall: Facts And Stats About The DHB Nominations

Ryall: Facts And Stats About The DHB Nominations

Health Minister, Tony Ryall says "A total of 375 people have put their names forward for places on the 20 District Health Boards in the upcoming elections.

Doctor Admits Lying About Qualifications

Doctor Admits Lying About Qualifications

Wellington, Aug 24 NZPA - An Auckland GP has been suspended and fined by the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal after admitting lying about his qualifications.

Ryall: Strong Health Investment In Lakes DHB Area

Ryall: Strong Health Investment In Lakes DHB Area

Health Minister Tony Ryall says the Lakes District Health Board has posted big improvements in key services over the past year.

The Flawed Guru - The Mind

The Flawed Guru - The Mind

The Flawed Guru

21 On List Of Candidates For DHB Elections 2010

21 On List Of Candidates For DHB Elections 2010

A total of 21 Northlanders have put their names forward for the Northland District Health Board elections.

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 202

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 202

Influenza H1N1 activity is continuing to increase with some areas reporting higher hospitalisation rates than experienced during last year's pandemic.

Third Of Emergency Patients Smokers - Study

Third Of Emergency Patients Smokers - Study

One third of all patients seeking treatment at hospital emergency departments are smokers -- a much higher rate than the rest of the population.