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Canopy Eating Disorders Support Services launches to help support Kiwis

A new type of support to help New Zealanders healing from an eating disorder feel comforted and empowered to take positive steps towards full recovery has launched.

Empowering wellbeing champions across NZ with the free tools - Realgood wellbeing

Realgood wellbeing aims to make workplace wellbeing accessible for all through a wellbeing programme framework launched ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week.

Workplace wellbeing programmes help create happy, healthy, more productive workforces.

'Primary health care nurses and staff to hold second round of stop work meetings'

More than 3400 primary health care nurses and medical receptionists/administrators across more than 500 general practices and accident and medical centres will stop work for two hours nationwide on Wednesday 30 September (10am-12 Noon).

Over 200 doctors sign open letter to Minister of Health

Doctors demand integrative medicine be incorporated into national health policy

Integrative medicine specialists are lobbying the Australian and New Zealand governments to incorporate integrative medicine into national health policy.

The Maritime Union is backing a health and safety review at Ports of Auckland

The inquiry was announced on 14 September by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff after the death of a stevedore working as a lasher aboard a ship at the port on 30 August.

Waikato DHB pharmacy workers begin partial strike action - APEX

APEX Pharmacy Workers employed by Waikato DHB begin a week of partial strike action today in an effort to progress collective bargaining.

"We initiated bargaining in December last year and are yet to accept a reasonable offer from the DHB" says APEX Pharmacy Advocate Denise Tairua.

3 new cases of COVID-19 - Ministry of Health

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today - all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. There are no new community cases.

Research to inform national cervical screening programme - Victoria University

Researchers from Te Herenga Waka-Victoria University of Wellington have been awarded more than $1 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to develop the evidence-base for an effective national HPV screening programme for detecting changes that may lead to cervical cancer.

Webinar for Kiwi vapers attracts world-leading experts - CAPHRA

New Zealand’s 200,000 vapers are being encouraged to attend an online conference on Saturday, 26 September.

Appeal for urgent quarantine facility inquiry - Sir Ray Avery

Pharmaceutical scientist Sir Ray Avery is calling for an urgent independent commission of inquiry into the management of New Zealand’s covid quarantine facilities.