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Call for official reporting of Covid infection among health care staff - ASMS

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is calling for the numbers of medical professionals who contract Covid-19 through clinical work to be formally collected and included in official updates.

'Global report released by WHO puts nursing under the spotlight'

In celebration and recognition of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

Telemedicine abortion care comes to New Zealand - ALRANZ

ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa congratulates the Ministry of Health for offering telemedicine abortion care for early medical abortions to same patients during the Covid-19 lockdown.

NZNO urges Government and health employers to adopt He Kete Tapuhi Ora package

NZNO urgently needs the Government and all health employers to commit to a comprehensive ‘He Kete Tapuhi Ora response package’ to assist all nurses, midwives, health care assistants and kai mahi hauora in this exceptional fight against the COVID-19 emergency and rāhui.

Maori And Pacific Covid-19 testing boosted with new centres

The number of Māori and Pacific people being tested for COVID-19 is set to significantly increase with the opening of two new community testing centres in South Auckland.

54 new cases of COVID-19 - Ministry of Health

Today there are 32 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22 new probable cases. There are no additional deaths to report.

There are now 241 reported cases which we can confirm have recovered.

Sacrificing for our health - Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Rotorua nurse Gavin Wallace has had to make a few more sacrifices than most of us since New Zealand went into lockdown last month, but he knows it will be all worth it.

One new case of COVID-19 confirmed in Hawke's Bay

The Ministry of Health today reported one new Covid-19 case in Hawke’s Bay.

Can contact tracing apps save us from COVID-19? - University of Canterbury

Contact tracing technology has entered the discussion about COVID-19- a health and medical geography expert at the University of Canterbury looks at the possibilities and why contact tracing is vital for combating the virus.

FMA stops misleading ads for COVID-19 health insurance

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning people about misleading claims that they need health insurance to cover emergency medical bills for COVID-19.