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Nelson DHB Christchurch Earthquake Update

Nelson DHB Christchurch Earthquake Update

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board continues with some elective (planned) surgery however this is being reviewed every day to ensure bed space is available.

Day Stay procedures continue as planned and Nelson Marlborough DHB Outpatient appointments are continuing.

Stage 1 Of $50m North Shore Hospital Redevelopment Opens

Stage 1 Of $50m North Shore Hospital Redevelopment Opens

Health Minister Tony Ryall has opened the first stage of a $50 million redevelopment of North Shore hospital's emergency department (ED) today.

Health Targets Show Continuing Improvement

Health Targets Show Continuing Improvement

The Government's extra $1.2 billion investment in Health over the past two years is delivering gains in key areas such as faster cancer treatment, more elective surgery, immunisation, and shorter stays in emergency departments.

Good Health Target Results For CMDHB

Good Health Target Results For CMDHB

Counties Manukau DHB continues to improve in almost every health target which has been set by the Ministry of Health to measure overall performance as a DHB and in comparison with the rest of the health sector.

Counties Manukau Pharmacists To Help Manage Their Patients' Gout

Counties Manukau Pharmacists To Help Manage Their Patients' Gout

With 2.7% of the adult New Zealand population suffering from gout, the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand (the Guild) has identified this condition as providing significant potential for comm

Being Able To Work Is Important To Those With Arthritis

Being Able To Work Is Important To Those With Arthritis

The ability to work is important to people living with arthritis, and provides a sense of worth and wellbeing, but for this to happen, the government must assist and support them, says Arthritis New Zealand after the announcement of the proposed welfare overhaul.

College Of GPs Welcomes Prescribing Change

College Of GPs Welcomes Prescribing Change

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners has welcomed Pharmac's decision to allow vocationally-registered GPs to prescribe Special Foods.

Creating A Healthy Relationship With Food

Creating A Healthy Relationship With Food

Many of us have a rocky relationship with food - at one moment you are in control and the next moment, you find yourself, five biscuits later, consumed with guilt and too many kilojoules. Learning how to respect food and understand why you are eating and what you are eating can help.

Pharmac Reduces Paperwork, Expands Access To Special Foods

Pharmac Reduces Paperwork, Expands Access To Special Foods

Changes in access rules for funded special foods will see more prescribers able to supply funded special foods to patients.

Christchurch Earthquake NMDHB Update 9

Christchurch Earthquake NMDHB Update 9

Elective (planned) surgery resumes at Nelson and Wairau Hospital today (28/02).

People scheduled to have surgery have been contacted over the last few days.

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