Archive for the 'Health' Category

Spectrum Care wins unprecedented Health Excellence Award

Press Release – Spectrum Care

8 December 2016

Spectrum Care wins unprecedented Health Excellence Award

Spectrum Care’s Specialist Support Clinical Team was presented with an unprecedented ‘Chief Executive Award’ at the recent Auckland District Health Board ‘Health Excellence Awards’ with their project Reaching out beyond hospital walls: Optimising medicines for people with intellectual disability. Read more »

Record Fundraising Effort Helps Sick Bay Children

Press Release – Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Thursday 8 December, 2016

Record Fundraising Effort by Countdown Helps Sick Bay Children

Sick Bay of Plenty children have been given a boost of nearly $130,000 thanks to the annual Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal. Read more »

Massey scientists to lead international protein project

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Massey scientists to lead international protein project

A major research project with far-reaching humanitarian consequences has been announced by the Riddet Institute, New Zealand’s top food and nutrition scientific research body. Read more »

Flawed proposal to cut Auckland sexual health specialists

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

Flawed proposal to cut Auckland sexual health specialists

5 DECEMBER 2016 • MEDIA RELEASE – ASMS Read more »

GP fees too high for cancer patients

Press Release – Head and Neck Cancer Survivors’ Support Network

From Head and Neck Cancer Survivors’ Support Network

A head and neck cancer patient moving to Auckland after 40 years in Rotorua and Whangarei couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw the high GP fees nearly everywhere north of the bridge. Read more »

New alcohol delivery services prompt concern

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

7th December 2016

New alcohol delivery services prompt concern about increased alcohol-related harm

In recent weeks several alcohol delivery services have promoted their businesses in the New Zealand media. The news website Stuff reported on one in Hamilton and another in Auckland. Read more »

Safekids unveils interactive exhibition on home safety

Press Release – Safekids

Safekids unveils interactive exhibition on home safety

Safekids Aotearoa today announced the Safekids Safety Whare — a travelling exhibition that will visit 10 regions throughout New Zealand in 2017, to raise awareness about the leading injuries in tamariki; those that happen in the home. Read more »

New insights on limb evolution from Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

New insights on limb evolution from Auckland

Media ReleaseUniversity of Auckland – 5 December 2016 Read more »

Flawed proposal to cut Auckland sexual health specialists

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

5 December 2016

Flawed proposal to cut Auckland sexual health specialists
“People already struggling to access sexual health treatment in the Auckland region could face even more of an uphill battle if changes to the Read more »

Providing NZ Mums with tools and knowledge

Press Release – AWADS

MEDIA RELEASE: Friday 02 December 2016

Providing NZ Mums with the tools and knowledge help save NZ babies from SUDI Read more »

A lifeline for Lifeline

Press Release – Presbyterian Support Northern

MEDIA RELEASE

A lifeline for Lifeline

Leading counselling service, Lifeline, has been thrown a lifeline by Presbyterian Support Northern (PSN), which has committed 18 months of operational support while also looking to help solve Lifeline’s long-term funding issues. Read more »

News coverage potential additional stressor for families

Press Release – Start with You

30 November 2016

Media release for immediate use

News coverage potential additional stressor for families

The earth moved for many New Zealanders this month – and following what for many people were concerning US election results, there’s been plenty to stress about. Read more »

Child resuscitation under scrutiny

Press Release – University of Auckland

Child resuscitation under scrutiny

30 November 2016

A new study to assess how surf lifeguards are doing with child resuscitation skills is underway in the north this summer. Read more »

Mental health change champ wins ACC Supreme Attitude Award

Press Release – Attitude Trust

For Immediate Release: November 30 2016
Mental health change champ wins ACC Supreme Attitude Award

A woman at the forefront of driving attitudinal change in New Zealand’s mental health system, Debra Lampshire, has won the ACC Supreme Award at the 2016 Attitude Awards. Read more »

HealthCare NZ congratulates Attitude Awards winners

Press Release – Healthcare NZ

HealthCare NZ congratulates Attitude Awards winners

HealthCare NZ congratulates the winners of the 2016 Attitude Awards, who were recognised at the Awards dinner last night at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland. Read more »

Achieving a modern healthcare system for NZ

Press Release – NZHIT

NZ Health Inc.
Achieving a modern healthcare system for NZ through a true collaborative environment
The message from the healthcare sector has been loud and clear – we need collaboration, efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of healthcare and we need it now. Read more »

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes indigenous health professionals

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes indigenous health professionals to Auckland for the PRIDoC conference. Read more »

Generous celebrities helping Plunket to help kids

Press Release – Plunket Foundation

Generous celebrities helping Plunket to help kids

Plunket is delighted by the generosity of almost 1,000 people and organisations who have so far raised over $400,000 for the charity at a gala luncheon and auction in Auckland today. Read more »

Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade Launches Nationwide

Press Release – Coastguard New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

25 November 2016

OLD4NEW LIFEJACKET UPGRADE LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE

Coastguard is excited to announce the launch of the Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade for 2016, a popular and highly successful boating safety initiative which for the first time this year is going nationwide. Read more »

Study sheds light on diet of children with weight issues

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2016

Study sheds light on diet of children with weight issues Read more »

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