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Care for elders severely compromised without minimum safe staffing standards - NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (NZNO) says the Aged Care sector is in dire straits without mandated minimum safe staffing levels.

Dr Nick Chamberlain appointed National Director, National Public Health

Health New Zealand has announced the significant appointment of Dr Nick Chamberlain as the National Director of the new National Public Health Service.

Taranaki Base Hospital Ward 2a to reopen to visitors on Wednesday 22 June

Ward 2a at Taranaki Base Hospital will be reopen to some visitors from today, Wednesday 22 June.

Taranaki DHB asks that each patient has two nominated visitors only. This will be reviewed on Monday 27 June. All visitors are asked to respect our visiting hours of 2pm to 8pm.

Action to save lives: Smokefree 2025

Tala Pasifika, a national Pacific voice for tobacco control in Aotearoa, commend Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall, her team, Pacific communities and everyone who have taken action to progress this legislative work with the Smokefree Bill that has been introduced in parliament today.

Former All Black Carl Hayman sees light in the darkness of dementia

Former All Black Carl Hayman has spoken publicly for the first time since revealing last year he is living with early onset dementia.

Taking the right action to Smokefree 2025 - Hapai Te Hauora

National Māori Public Health organisation Hāpai Te Hauora applaud Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall and the team behind the legislative work taken to get the Smokefree Bill introduced today.

Eye Health Aotearoa call on Govt to prevent avoidable vision loss for Kiwis

Eye Health Aotearoa (EHA) are disappointed that there is no provision in the Health Budget 2022 for a National Eye Health Survey to help the government enable access to equitable, quality eye health services and prevent avoidable vision loss.

Breaking boundaries for over sixty years - Northland DHB

Whangārei Hospital laboratory scientist Shirley Gates credits being useful, having science in her blood and ongoing learning, as reasons for keeping her working well into her eighties.

PR: Funding offers better breathing support for heart failure patients - HBDHB

Heart failure patients can now benefit from better breathing support thanks to a Hawke’s Bay District Health Board funding initiative. 

Midwives welcome increase in paid parental leave payments

Midwives are celebrating the $40 a week increase in Paid Parental leave entitlements from 1 July as they see daily, new parents struggling to meet rising costs.