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ProCare welcomes funding for warm, dry homes to reduce respiratory issues

Leading healthcare provider ProCare has today welcomed funding in today’s Budget to ensure Kiwis can live in warmer, dryer homes. This is one of the biggest determinants of health and is one of the key measures we can take to prevent hospitilisations - particularly for our tamariki.

Muslim community leader describes 'gold standard' Covid-19 healthcare

Hamilton-based Muslim community leader Anjum Rahman has described the health and welfare support she received after logging her positive COVID-19 test on My COVID Record.

ProCare welcomes the reduction in age of bowel screening for Maori and Pacific

ProCare welcomes the reduction in age of bowel screening for Māori and Pacific patients; long overdue

Telephone campaign to support MMR immunisation catch-up for 3-5 year olds

Waikato DHB has started a measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination telephone campaign for parents of 3-5 year olds who are now overdue for their second MMR vaccination, identifying these children through the National Immunisation Register.

100,000 Cantabrians have received their flu jabs so far this flu season - CDHB

Getting a flu jab is your best defence against influenza and 100,000 Cantabrians have now received theirs. If you haven’t got yours, it’s important you get a flu vaccination as soon as you can.

Medicinal cannabis products will deliver wider treatment options to patients - Cannasouth

Successful assessment by the Medicinal Cannabis Agency of Cannasouth’s first medicinal cannabis products will deliver wider treatment options to New Zealand patients and prescribers.

ARFNZ and respiratory specialists 'welcome new funding'

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand, paediatricians and respiratory specialists are welcoming Pharmac’s decision to widen access to a medication which will help to protect vulnerable infants from a serious respiratory virus this winter.

ARFNZ welcomes research findings into new 2 in 1 asthma inhaler combo

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ) is welcoming the release of world-leading research showing that a new combination 2 in 1 inhaler, significantly reduces the risk of severe asthma attacks.

Pacific Radiology announce PET-CT scanner for Otago/Southland region

Pacific Radiology are excited to announce their commitment to installing a state-of-the art, high-tech PET/CT scanner in a new central Dunedin purpose-built facility, providing significant benefits for cancer patients and their referring specialists.

Oxford Rural Community Hospital to reopen in June

Canterbury DHB will reopen Oxford Rural Community Hospital in mid-June.