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Wintec responds to growing need for more mental health and addiction practitioners

Wintec is responding to the demand for culturally responsive mental health and addictions support roles with a new postgraduate qualification that is a first in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Children’s day out - Child Health wards make the move to Waipapa

It was children's day out today as our Child Health wards and services, now known collectively as ‘Matatiki’, moved into their new spaces in Waipapa.

South Australia COVID lockdown; no impact on scheme - Abano Healthcare

Listed dental provider, Abano Healthcare Group Limited (NZX: ABA) advises that, following the six day mandatory state wide lockdown announcement by the State Premier of South Australia, Maven’s eight dental practices located within the state will be closed for the next six days.

Multisensory Snoezelen room opens at Wilson Centre

A new multisensory Snoezelen room to support children’s and adolescents’ wellbeing has opened at the Child Rehabilitation Service, based at the Wilson Centre in Takapuna.

What does community-focused palliative care look like? - Massey

Researchers from Massey University have received funding to investigate what a community-focused palliative care service model could look like in New Zealand.

2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation - Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, both detected in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.

Of these recent returnees:

NZ cancer tech firm boosts leadership team as growth ramps up in USA - Pacific Edge

Pacific Edge appoints David Levison to USA executive team to drive USA growth

Research For Life recognises the contribution of Professor John Nacey, Peter Barker

Research for Life (RFL) has awarded Honorary Life Membership to Professor John Nacey CNZM and Peter Barker in recognition for their service to the organisation and medical research.

Christchurch Hospital helipad heralds new era for rescue helicopter

Christchurch’s new Waipapa hospital helipad begins operation today, Thursday 19 November, with its first patients arriving directly via the Westpac Rescue Helicopter.

Health warning: Algal bloom in Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel

Canterbury District Health Board’s Community and Public Health unit have issued a health warning for Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel