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Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department Refurbishment Includes Latest Resuscitation Equipment In New Zealand

Tauranga Hospital Emergency Department Refurbishment Includes Latest Resuscitation Equipment In New Zealand

The recently renovated Emergency Department (ED) at Tauranga Hospital includes three resuscitation bays, one procedure room and an isolation room. The renovations are designed to assist the treatment of critically injured people.

Matariki Signals Growth - It Is A Time Of Change, It Is A Time To Prepare And A Time Of Action

Matariki Signals Growth - It Is A Time Of Change, It Is A Time To Prepare And A Time Of Action

Bay of Plenty District Health Board CEO Phil Cammish said Matariki also coincides with the start of the new financial year for government organisations, and is an opportune time to look back on the successes of the year just gone.

Bourne To Ride: Man Motorbikes Around NZ For Prostate Cancer

Bourne To Ride: Man Motorbikes Around NZ For Prostate Cancer

On September 1st, Auckland grandfather John Bourne will begin a three week motorbike tour of the country covering from Cape Reinga to Invercargill for Blue September, the annual awareness campaign for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand.

Fifth Patient Level Recall For 2010

Fifth Patient Level Recall For 2010

Medsafe has advised the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) that there will be a patient level recall of one batch of Novo Nordisk's GlucaGen® Hypokit 1mg injection. This is the fifth recall for 2010.

Hawke's Bay DHB Improves Results In National Health Targets

Hawke's Bay DHB Improves Results In National Health Targets

Massive improvements in three of the heath targets, released today, as well as solid consistently high achievements in the three others is a reflection of Hawke's Bay District Health Board's work to deliver better health services from the health sector to the community.

Tobacco Company Denies YouTube Stealth Marketing

Tobacco Company Denies YouTube Stealth Marketing

By Adam Roberts for NZPA

Wellington, Aug 26, NZPA - British American Tobacco (BAT) has denied claims it uses video-sharing website YouTube to market its products, as research released today from Otago University claimed.

Good Improvement, Could Do Better

Good Improvement, Could Do Better

If Waikato DHB were a rugby team the coach would be telling the players they did okay but could do better when it comes to health targets, chief executive Craig Climo says.

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 203

Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Swine Flu) - Update 203

Influenza H1N1 activity is continuing across the country, with variable rates of infection according to geographic region. Hawke's Bay has been experiencing the highest rates of influenza-like illness, with many people visiting their GP.

A New Start For Forensic Service, Patients

A New Start For Forensic Service, Patients

The Midland Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service was officially relaunched in Hamilton today, with new facilities, a new model of care and a new name.

Prostate Now The Most Common Cancer In New Zealand Men

Prostate Now The Most Common Cancer In New Zealand Men

Next week marks the launch of Blue September, international prostate cancer awareness month. Countries worldwide are encouraging people to "get blue" and face up to a disease that figures now show is the most common cancer in New Zealand men.