The Guild is welcoming a variation to the current Pharmacy Services Agreement with the main feature being an eight month roll-over period.
The New Zealand Universal List of Medicines, designed to prevent potentially harmful confusion about medicines has been given its general release, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne said today.
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the Health Minister's announcement today of an extra $800,000 over two years to support the implementation of Care Capacity Demand Management programmes in DHBs.
Health Minister Tony Ryall has approved an extra $800,000 over two years to help nurses better match the needs of their patients with the staff and resources available.
The Auckland Regional Public Health Service can confirm 76 confirmed cases of measles in the Auckland region as of this morning, three contacts are in quarantine
Five cases have required hospitalisation during this outbreak
UCOL nursing students fundraise for stranger UCOL Nursing students Kelly Harding and Danica Thompson have taken a little boy's fight for life to heart.
The Trans-Tasman authority for food safety is about to approve a new level of toxicity in food thanks to a GE crop that survives 2,4 D and other herbicides with the potential for unique combined effects as a result of the chemical cocktail.
Repeat abortions are significantly reduced if women use long-acting reversible contraceptive methods such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) after an abortion.
Ian Sinclair's story on this week's Sunday programme "highlights the importance of New Zealand parents being able to make free and informed decisions about vaccination" says Katherine Smith.
Thousands of Waikato schoolchildren involved in a regional health programme are fitter and healthier than their national counterparts according to one of the largest child health evaluations ever undertaken in New Zealand.
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