Pacific Edge Limited and leading Australian health care provider Healthscope Limited have signed an agreement to market Pacific Edge's (PE) novel diagnostic test for the detection of bladder cancer, Cxbladder® across the Tasman.
"The proposal to cut senior doctor staffing at Queenstown's Lakes District Hospital by 25% is based on a non-existent review," said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today.
New Zealand's growing home and community support industry is calling on the Government to take a series of urgent actions to support the sector, as demand for home-based services increases.
The September 4 and February 22 Canterbury earthquakes are not enough to discourage junior doctors from coming to the region.
The Buller Joint Action Group (JAG), tasked with designing a model for an Integrated Family Health Centre based in Westport, is close to finishing its work on developing a proposal for future service delivery.
By the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Jerusalem
The toxic shellfish health warning has been lifted for the wider Coromandel and Bay of Plenty coastline, ending 15 months of concern.
World Salt Awareness Week (March 21-27, 2011) is an ideal opportunity to highlight the many hundreds of tonnes of salt that food companies have removed from their food products, says the Food and Grocery Council's CEO Katherine Rich
A simple eye test with a high powered microscope can be used to diagnose or monitor nerve damage resulting from diabetes - the most common cause of foot ulcers and amputations.
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