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Substandard care found at Woodlands Resthome

Substandard care found at Woodlands Resthome

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) has been given information about the standard of care being delivered at Woodlands Rest Home in Motueka, and how this may need to be improved.

Primary Health Organisations continue to improve performance against health indicators

Primary Health Organisations continue to improve performance  against health indicators

Primary Health Organisations (PHOs) continue to make good progress against a set of agreed national health indicators.

Successful Year for NMDHB

After a Successful Year NMDHB Releases Annual Plan for 2011/12

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) has had a successful year, and has finished with a $711,000 surplus after starting the year with an expected deficit of $700,000.

Research collaboration aims for tobacco-free NZ

Research collaboration aims for tobacco-free NZ

The University of Otago, together with Massey University and partners Whakauae Research, and Tala Pasifika, is launching ASPIRE 2025, a new research collaboration designed to help achieve a tobacco-free New Zealand.

Rotorua mayor supporting World Hepatitis Day

"Know it, confront it' is the theme for World Hepatitis Day 2011 and Mayor Kevin Winters is getting behind the initiative by declaring Thursday 28 July World Hepatitis Day in Rotorua.

Future Laboratory Management to be discussed at Canterbury Health Laboratories Meeting

Future Laboratory Management to be discussed at Canterbury Health Laboratories Meeting

Leading Transformation is the theme of the Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) Conference, being held tomorrow and Friday.

UC-led project receives major funding boost

A University of Canterbury academic has received almost $1million in funding for a research project investigating the long-term neurological development of preterm infants.

Otago Uni Appoints Professor of Global Health

Otago Uni Appoints Professor of Global Health

An outstanding specialist on infectious diseases has been appointed to a second endowed professorial chair in the Centre for International Health at the University of Otago.

Health research funding for university

Health research funding for university

Housing and health, stroke assessment, cancer care and clinical decision making, and maternal intervention for infant allergic disease are the focus of new funding grants from the Health Research Council for the University of Otago, Wellington.

Scientists tackle NZ food allergy epidemic

The Malaghan Institute of Medical Research has been given the green light to launch a new food allergy research platform, with the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding two project grants totalling $2.4 million, to Professor's Graham Le Gros and Franca Ronchese.