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Health Warning Lifted In Lyttelton Harbour And Taylors Mistake

Health Warning Lifted In Lyttelton Harbour And Taylors Mistake

The Community and Public Health division of Canterbury District Health Board has lifted the health warning at Taylors Mistake and in Lyttelton Harbour.

Carparking Changes At Waitakere And North Shore Hospitals

Carparking Changes At Waitakere And North Shore Hospitals

Carparking arrangements for visitors and patients to Waitakere and North Shore hospitals will be changing. These changes will apply from 13 June at Waitakere and 1 July at North Shore.

Ryall: $500k For Taranaki Meds Management System

Ryall: $500k For Taranaki Meds Management System

Health Minister Tony Ryall has approved more than half a million dollars in extra funding that could reduce adverse medicines events by at least two-thirds.

Timely Reminder To Be Vigilant About Measles

Timely Reminder To Be Vigilant About Measles

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is reminding parents about the risks associated with measles and the need to make sure your children's vaccinations are up to date.

Call For Doctors Not To Practice Homeopathy Or Refer To Homeopaths

Call For Doctors Not To Practice Homeopathy Or Refer To Homeopaths

Medical researcher Professor Shaun Holt has called for doctors not to practice homeopathy or refer their patients to homeopaths.

Landmark Agreement Improves Global Preparedness For Influenza Pandemics

Landmark Agreement Improves Global Preparedness For Influenza Pandemics

After a week of negotiations continued through Friday night and into Saturday morning, an open-ended working-group meeting of Member States successfully agreed upon a Framework that ensures that in a pandemic, influenza virus samples will be shared with partn

New Era For Wellington's Ed: Triage Assessment And Minor Care Zone Goes Live Monday

New Era For Wellington's Ed: Triage Assessment And Minor Care Zone Goes Live Monday

The new Triage Assessment and Minor Care Zone in Wellington Hospital's ED will be operational from Monday (April 18) and is part of Capital & Coast's commitment to improving the patient journey for the community it serves.

Greencross Hopes NZ Law Commission Continues Supporting Medical Cannabis

Greencross Hopes NZ Law Commission Continues Supporting Medical Cannabis

Greencross Auckland said it hopes the Law Commission will continue supporting legal access to medical cannabis in its final report on New Zealand's drug laws due out any day.

Plain Tobacco Packaging A Step In The Right Direction

Plain Tobacco Packaging A Step In The Right Direction

Youthline supports the New Zealand governments plan to follow in Australia's footsteps and draft legislation requiring tobacco to be sold in plain packaging.

"Sore Throats Matter"

"Sore Throats Matter"

Northland District Health Board's medical officer of health of Health Dr Clair Mills is urging Northland parents to take a sore throat seriously after notification of four cases of acute rheumatic fever in northland in the past two weeks.