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nib's 2020 parenting survey highlights the worst (and best) of lockdown experience

nib’s 2020 PARENTING SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS THE WORST (AND BEST) OF NATIONWIDE LOCKDOWN EXPERIENCE

Keep ED for emergencies only as moving day is tomorrow - Canterbury DHB

"Keep the Emergency Department for emergencies only" is the message from clinicians as the Canterbury DHB prepares to relocate the busy department.

Sport NZ launches $7 million plan to improve Maori wellbeing

Sport NZ Ihi Aotearoa has announced $7m of new investment over the next four years to improve wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This new plan will see the government agency invest in new organisations who contribute to Māori physical activity outcomes.

Increased NetballSmart Investment to address ACL injuries

ACC and Netball NZ are excited to announce an increased investment in the NetballSmart programme that will look to address the high rate of serious knee and ankle injuries in female netball players.

Antibiotic resistance makes infections harder to treat - Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is supporting World Antimicrobial Awareness Week starting tomorrow (18 - 24 November 2020) by helping health professionals educate New Zealanders about the use of antimicrobial medicines.

Every pregnancy helps reduce endometrial cancer risk - QIMR Berghofer research

New QIMR Berghofer research has found each additional pregnancy a woman experiences, including those that result in miscarriage, can help reduce her risk of developing endometrial cancer.

Smoother service for St John - Gisborne District Council

Providing the best possible emergency care for the East Coast is what Keith Baldwin and his team at St John Ruatorea strive for every single day.

When an emergency call comes in, time is of the essence, as much as the condition of the roads.

Health guidance provided to Pukemiro and Glen Afton communities - Waikato DHB

A precautionary health notice has been given to all residents living within three kilometres of Puke Coal’s construction and demolition landfill in Pukemiro. A fire has been burning at the site since August.

Ashley Bloomfield on his Whanganui visit

New Zealand Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says it is an honour to be invited to Whanganui to give the Porritt Lecture.

First patients make the move to Waipapa

The first relocation of patients from existing wards at Christchurch Hospital over to the brand new Waipapa building have taken place today.