Charlie Temel had asthma off and on since he was about four years old. This included stays of up to five days in hospital and lots of trips to hospital in the middle of the night. A popular, outgoing and sporty boy, Charlie never let asthma hold him back.
Test results returned today have indicated that e.coli is not present in the Rolleston water supply.
Acknowledging, celebrating and encouraging excellence in primary health care practice was commended last week with 19 Northland primary health care practitioners and one organisation honoured at the Inaugural ACE Awards, hosted by Te Tai Tokerau and Manaia PHOs with Northland District Health Boar
One of the recipients of the Health Research Council of New Zealand’s (HRC) new Explorer Grants will use his $150,000 award to test a new technology that could potentially replace the defective genes responsible for such incurable genetic disorders as cystic fibrosis.
Researchers from Christchurch have played a crucial role in an international study aimed at saving the lives of very premature babies.
Hamiltonians have left the Council in no doubt as to where they stand on the controversial practice of adding fluoride chemicals to the community water supply.
It costs Hospice New Zealand about $75 million a year to deliver its services to 34 hospices and $30 million of that comes from the community.
New Zealand has one of the highest asthma prevalence rates among developed countries. About 130 New Zealanders die each year because of asthma attacks.
Residents who are on the Rolleston Water Supply including the IZONE Business Park are advised to immediately begin boiling water.
Driven by a desire to care for others Cheryl Turner and her daughter Karen Turner successfully graduated as Registered Nurses with a Northland Polytechnic Bachelor of Nursing degree in April.
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