Archive for the 'Health' Category

Sue’s Heart Has Been in Nursing, Retirement Looms

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

Media Release

Date: 2 October 2014

Sue’s Heart Has Been in Nursing, Retirement Looms

Sue Martin has spent the last 41 years and nine months doing what she always dreamed about – being a nurse. Read more »

A Kind Gesture Keeps Clown Doctors Smiling

Press Release – Include a Charity Trust

A Kind Gesture Keeps Clown Doctors Smiling

This July, Clown Doctors New Zealand Charitable Trust received an unexpected bequest of $15,000 from one of the many people whose lives they had touched. Read more »

No ‘Health Halo’ for Sports Drinks

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

No ‘Health Halo’ for Sports Drinks

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is opposing proposed changes to food regulations that would see sports drinks marketed as healthy. Read more »

Countdown to Mental Health Awareness Week

Press Release – Mental Health Foundation

MEDIA RELEASE

Tuesday 30 October

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Auckland All for Smokefree Outdoor Dining

Press Release – Cancer Society

Auckland All for Smokefree Outdoor Dining

In a bid to encourage the Auckland Council to make outdoor dining Smokefree, Cancer Society Auckland are showing Auckland’s large support for the cause with a pop up Smokefree restaurant in Aotea Square on Friday, October 3rd 12-2pm. Read more »

Celebrities stand up for cancer rehab in 4th Paddle for Hope

Press Release – Paddle for Hope

MEDIA DIARY NOTE
Monday, 29 September 2014
Celebrities stand up for cancer rehab in 4th Paddle for Hope Festival Read more »

Auckland Deaf Society launches bequest programme

Press Release – Auckland Deaf Society

Media Release

September 29, 2014

Auckland Deaf Society launches bequest programme

Two fifths of charitable incomes come from personal donations and bequests[1] Read more »

NZSMI reminds pregnant women to check medication with doctor

Press Release – New Zealand Self-Medication Industry

NZSMI reminds pregnant women to check medication with doctor

September 26, 2014: Consumer healthcare products industry body, the New Zealand Self-Medication Industry Association (SMI), today reminded consumers that over-the-counter analgesics, like all other medicines, should only be used during pregnancy on the advice of a doctor. Read more »

Specialists call for more senior doctors to cope with demand

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

ATTENTION: HEALTH OR POLITICAL REPORTER

MEDIA STATEMENT – EMBARGOED
EMBARGOED TO 1AM, FRIDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2014 Read more »

Outing Gout 5 Hui

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Outing Gout 5 Hui
The latest research in causes and management.

26th September 2014
Treating gout seriously

New Zealand leads the world in a condition that is debilitating and incredibly painful – gout! There are nearly 120,000 New Zealanders living with a current diagnosis of gout – and this is probably the tip of the iceberg. Read more »

New Zealand ahead in self-managing common conditions

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealand ahead in self-managing common conditions

Media Release

University of Auckland Read more »

NZ Animal Law Association: Official Launch Function

Press Release – NZALA

‘The New Zealand Animal Law Association: Official Launch Function’

By way of introduction, my name is Lucy Leadbetter and I am the publicity officer for a newly formed non-profit organisation called the New Zealand Animal Law Association. Read more »

Daylight Saving Means Time to Be Sunsmart

Press Release – Health Promotion Agency

Daylight Saving Means Time to Be Sunsmart

The arrival of daylight saving this weekend signals that ultraviolet (UV) levels are rising rapidly and it’s time for New Zealanders to be SunSmart, says Wayde Beckman, the Health Promotion Agency’s (HPA) SunSmart spokesperson Read more »

Kiwi Eye Health App Wins Award for Excellence

Press Release – Fleur Revell

Kiwi Eye Health App Wins Award for Excellence

By Fleur Revell
17 September 2014

An app designed to help New Zealand GPs and optometrists confidently diagnose eye disorders has won a prestigious health award. Read more »

Volunteer Selflessly Helps Women Who Have Had Breast Cancer

Press Release – YWCA

Volunteer Selflessly Helps Women Who Have Had Breast Cancer

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New Appointments to Expanded Ryman Board

Press Release – Ryman Healthcare

New Appointments to Expanded Ryman Board

Ryman Healthcare today announced the departure of a long-serving Board member and the addition of two new directors to its Board. Read more »

Wahakura policy good for all families

Press Release – Whakawhetu National SUDI Prevention for Maori

Wahakura policy good for all families

Whakawhetū, a SUDI prevention programme for Māori was delighted with the Green Party’s policy announcement of a ‘Wahakura welcome for every newborn’. Māori infants have more than four times the SUDI death rates of non-Māori and non-Pacific babies. Read more »

Have you spotted one of the hidden gerberas yet?

Press Release – Arthritis New Zealand

Media Release

15th September 2014

Have you spotted one of the hidden gerberas yet? Read more »

NZ’s First Medical App Wins Health Quality Awards

Press Release – NZ Private Surgical Hospitals Association

NZ’s First Medical App Wins Health Quality Awards
New Zealand’s first medical manual app has won the top non-clinical prize in the biennial Leaders in Quality Awards run by the New Zealand Private Surgical Hospitals Association (NZPSHA).
Responding Read more »

Call to action on climate change and health

Press Release – OraTaiao

www.orataiao.org.nz

Media release 16 September 2014 Read more »

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