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Alan Grainer: Man On A Mission

Alan Grainer: Man On A Mission

In a life-and-death environment, prioritisation of IS over clinical services is always a challenge.

NMDHB Health Quality And Innovation Awards Open

NMDHB Health Quality And Innovation Awards Open

Entries open today (23/06) in the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB) Health Quality and Innovation Awards (HQIA) 2011.

Gorilla Diet Research Sheds Light On Human Obesity

Gorilla Diet Research Sheds Light On Human  Obesity

A Massey University scientist's study on how wild gorillas in Uganda stay healthy by gorging on protein has highlighted fundamental differences in the way eating habits of various species evolve.

Two New Treatments For Bone-thinning Disease

PHARMAC is funding two new treatments for the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis.

Helen Keller Communication Day Inspires Deafblind New Zealanders

Helen Keller Communication Day Inspires Deafblind New Zealanders

Phil Thorn's letter to New Zealand for Helen Keller Communication Day

Dear New Zealand,

My name is Phil Thorn, and three years ago I went on a journey from being a healthy 39-year-old father of two, running a business in Queenstown, to becoming both deaf and blind.

CHL Set To Be First In NZ To Test For Kronic

CHL Set To Be First In NZ To Test For Kronic

Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) is on track to being the first laboratory in New Zealand to able to screen for synthetic cannabis product "Kronic" at its toxicology laboratory.

Release Of Feeback On Buller Ifhc Proposal

West Coast DHB is happy to release the 42 written submissions that were received from the public, staff and unions regarding the proposed Buller Integrated Family Health Centre.

Winter Weather Can Lead To Deconditioning Syndrome Warns NZ Chiropractors

Winter Weather Can Lead To Deconditioning Syndrome Warns NZ Chiropractors

The New Zealand Chiropractors' Association is urging Kiwis to maintain their activity levels over winter to ward off de-conditioning or inactivity syndrome.

Health And Safety Guidelines For Employee Volunteers

Health And Safety Guidelines For Employee Volunteers

The importance of health and safety in volunteering and the particular issues faced by employee volunteers have led to a new publication, the Employee Volunteering Health and Safety Guidelines, published this week by Volunteering New Zealand.

Healthline Gives GPs A Speedy Heads-Up

Healthline Gives GPs A Speedy Heads-Up

New Zealand's free telephone health advice service Healthline just got better, with the introduction of a system which ensures callers can share important information with their usual family doctor (GP).