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Latest health target results - Southern

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 10:34

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health targets continue to drive performance across the health system, with the gains made in the previous quarter largely maintained in Southern DHB.

Latest health target results - Bay of Plenty

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 10:31

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health targets continue to drive performance across the health system, with the gains made in the previous quarter largely maintained in Bay of Plenty DHB.

Progress maintained on national health targets

Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 08:40

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the health targets continue to drive performance across the health system, with the gains made in the previous quarter largely maintained.

New ways to diagnose and treat heart disease

Wednesday, 16 March, 2016 - 09:19

On average, one New Zealander dies from heart disease every 90 minutes.

Ageing populations, along with a steep rise in obesity, means cardiovascular disease including heart, stroke and blood vessel disease, is rapidly becoming an epidemic in Western countries.

Latest health target results for Southern

Tuesday, 23 February, 2016 - 10:16

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show Southern DHB is making steady progress.

"These results are a credit to the health professionals in Southern," says Dr Coleman.

Good progress on quarterly health targets - Coleman

Tuesday, 23 February, 2016 - 08:58

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says good progress has been made in the quarterly health targets with improvements across all six areas.

"The health targets are not just about numbers - they are about delivering better faster access to services," says Dr Coleman.

Heart and diabetes checks health target met

Tuesday, 24 November, 2015 - 08:44

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show the more heart and diabetes checks target was met for the first time.

"Around 1.2 million people have had their cardiovascular disease risk assessed in the past five years," says Dr Coleman.

Exercise clinic 'gives elderly new lease on life'

Monday, 19 October, 2015 - 11:13

Elderly people living with chronic health conditions are getting a new lease on life thanks to a specialised exercise rehabilitation clinic run by staff and students from the Waikato Institute of Technology’s (Wintec).

Pet obesity 'a growing issue'

Thursday, 8 October, 2015 - 10:45

A number of international studies undertaken in North America, Europe and Australia suggest between 22 per cent and 44 per cent of cats and dogs are overweight or obese.

It is estimated up to a third of New Zealand’s cats and dogs are overweight or obese.

Study examines the burgeoning cost of cancer in NZ

Tuesday, 14 April, 2015 - 12:02

The cost of treating cancer in the New Zealand public health sector is more than $800 million annually - hundreds of millions higher than previous estimates, according to University of Otago research.