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More reports of gastro bug circulating

Hawke’s Bay health officials are asking people to practice good hand hygiene and stay home if feeling unwell after more reports of a vomiting and diarrhoea bug circulating within the community.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission welcomes Budget 2022 investment in specialist mental health and addiction services

The Commission commends the Government’s Budget 2022 investment in specialist mental health and addiction, particularly the investment in community-based crisis services, specialist child and adolescent mental health and addiction services, and Kaupapa Māori services.

Budget 2022 Medicines Investment: A start, but also a potential rapid and painful stop?

Announcement in the budget of $191 million of new investment for medicines over the next two years is a start, but the fact that there is no confirmed additional investment beyond those two years is both a risk and concern, especially when compared to most other health packages in this year's bud

Today’s Budget "shows commitment from Government" - FPHANZ

A strong step forward in addressing health inequities for Māori is one of the key positives in today’s budget according to the Chair of New Zealand’s peak body for Primary Care, Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa NZ (FPHANZ).

Digital Health Association welcomes further investment in digital health - DHA

The Digital Health Association welcomes the continuing focus on investment in health system data and digital infrastructure and capacity set out in today’s budget.

ACEM welcomes 11.1B for health in NZ budget - ACEM

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM; the College) strongly welcomes the focus on health in the 2022 Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ) budget and believes that elements of the $11.1 billion investment could help reduce pressure on struggling hospital systems, and contribute towards the p

ProCare welcomes the budget announcement for healthcare reforms - ProCare

Leading healthcare provider ProCare has today welcomed the announcement of $5.854m in the next financial year for the establishment of Comprehensive Primary Care Teams.

ProCare welcomes big boost in PHARMAC budget - ProCare Health

Leading healthcare provider ProCare has today welcomed the big boost to PHARMAC funding, being the biggest in history, however questions whether it is enough, given inflation is sitting at 6.9%.

Budget completely overlooks health front line - NZ Nurses Organisation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) is profoundly disappointed with the Budget announced this afternoon in which nurses barely get a mention.

ProCare Fresh Minds supportive of additional budget announced support

Tāmaki Makaurau’s primary mental health and wellbeing service, ProCare Fresh Minds, is supportive of the additional budget earmarked in today’s budget announcement for Mental Health and Addiction support.