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Join Geneva's Change Day pledge

As part of ChangeDay 2017, Geneva Healthcare encourages everyone to join their pledge to help fund the ground breaking work by the Minds for Minds Charitable Trust by buying a limited edition Minds for Minds T-Shirt.

Call to develop support workers in the mental health and addiction sector

Te Pou o te Whakaaro Nui (Te Pou) and Platform Trust have partnered again to call for more recognition and development for support workers in the mental health and addiction sector.

Moderate drinking reduces diabetes incidence - Study

A five year international study of 70,551 men and women has confirmed the association between moderate drinking and reduced risk of diabetes.

Waikato midwives "superstars" in quit smoking referrals

Fiona Hermann, Dawn McHugh (Waikato Hospital) and Christine McMillan (Tokoroa) are midwives who refer more pregnant women to quit smoking services than anyone else in the Waikato.

Dairy intolerance 'real not in people's heads'

For the first time, scientists have shown that dairy intolerance is a physiological condition distinct from lactose intolerance, and not "all in people’s heads".

Cantabrians contribute to Alzheimer's understanding

Christchurch medical research centre, the CGM Research Trust, is tackling one of medicine’s most elusive problems: the quest for a safe sleep aid for people with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Health unions slam Treasury on threats to Chch health services

Unions representing health professionals are slamming Treasury for last months report undermining Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB), which alleged CDHB’s ‘poor financial performance’ was ‘a concern’.

Child respiratory illnesses have 'big impact' on GP workloads

A study using ‘big data’ has found that childhood respiratory illnesses, especially during the first two years of life, have a big impact on New Zealand primary care general practice (GP) workloads.

Collaboration 'key to addressing rural health workforce challenges'

The call for a nationally focussed, multidisciplinary approach to training rural health professionals is a sensible way to address the longer term health needs of rural communities, says the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network.

Cancer prevention target for Campbell Fellowship Award researcher

At a time of a rapid rise in oral cancers in New Zealand, this year’s Sir John Logan Campbell Medical Fellowship has been awarded to a young Auckland researcher, Dr Carol Chelimo, hailed as a rising star in her field.

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