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1000 Strong Shout For Alcohol Law Reform

1000 Strong Shout For Alcohol Law Reform

Around 1000 people braved today's weather to attend a public march/rally calling for alcohol law reform in Manukau City - with hundreds marching from three locations across the city.

Leading Australian Clinical Psychologist To Serve As Consultant For New Challenge Trust Specialist Eating Disorders Service

The leading recovery services provider Challenge Trust has engaged Chris Thornton, one of Australia's leading clinical psychologists in the treatment and research of eating disorders, to consult to the urgently-needed specialist eating disorders service it is launching in September.

Ruth Dyson: Severe Specialist Medical Workforce Shortages Ring Alarm Bell

Ruth Dyson: Severe Specialist Medical Workforce Shortages Ring Alarm Bell

The severe specialist medical workforce shortage in New Zealand has been exposed again by a worrying Association of Salaried Medical Specialists issues paper released today, says Labour Health spokesperson Ruth Dyson.

The Flawed Guru - An Introduction

The Flawed Guru - An Introduction

The Flawed Guru

Public Hospital Specialist Workforce Crisis Highlighted: Too Much Work On Shoulders Of Too Few

"The severity of the specialist workforce crisis in New Zealand's public hospitals has been highlighted in a paper released today," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today.

Parents Reassured: Direct Causal Link Between Paracetamol And Asthma Incidence Queried

Parents Reassured: Direct Causal Link Between Paracetamol And Asthma Incidence Queried

The New Zealand Self Medication Industry (NZSMI), the industry body representing non-prescription consumer healthcare products, says it is aware of recent media reports of new research (International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood) suggesting a possible link between frequent paracetam

Link Between Frequent Paracetamol Use In Children And Asthma

Link Between Frequent Paracetamol Use In Children And Asthma

Wellington, Aug 13 NZPA - Results from an international study suggest the increasing use of paracetamol by children may have contributed to the rising prevalence of childhood asthma.

But an expert said today the findings didn't constitute a reason to stop using the drug in childhood.

Hospital Lab Workers Extend Industrial Action

Hospital Lab Workers Extend Industrial Action

Wellington, Aug 13 NZPA - The union representing hospital lab workers has given notice that staff will extend their industrial action until September.

Children Not 'Mini Adults' When It Comes To Medicine Dosages

Children Not 'Mini Adults' When It Comes To Medicine Dosages

The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) stresses the importance of seeking professional health advice from a community pharmacist before treating young children with influenza symptoms.

Sex Pills You Can Trust

Sex Pills You Can Trust

The removal of more contaminated sex pills from the NZ market is good news for NZ consumers and for manufacturers of genuine herbal supplements like the popular Ignite, says the company's managing director Jenny Wheeler.