Archive for the 'Health' Category

Incomes And Location Affect Childhood Vaccination In NZ

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Family wealth and geography are major factors determining childhood vaccination rates around New Zealand, according to new research. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

An update on the case we reported over the weekend – the man who is a recent returnee from India who completed his stay in managed isolation and has subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. Read more »

Putting The Spotlight On Our Nation’s Truck Drivers This Mental Health Week

Press Release – Teletrac Navman

Auckland, New Zealand, 21 September 2020 – This Mental Health Week, Teletrac Navman, a provider of fleet management technology, Read more »

4 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; two community cases and two cases in managed isolation. Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; the first has been detected in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility and the second is a community case. Read more »

Shout Out To Auckland’s Stretched Public Health Teams

Press Release – ASMS

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists says the Covid pandemic is taking a massive toll on public health teams in Auckland which have been working tirelessly for months without a break. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

There are 54 people linked to the community cluster who remain in the Auckland quarantine facility, which includes 22 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their household contacts. Read more »

NZNO Service To Nursing Award 2020 Goes To Patient Rights Advocate

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Each year the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) presents Service to Nursing and Midwifery Awards as a way of recognising nurses or midwives who are NZNO members and who have made a positive difference to nursing or midwifery practice or practice environment. Read more »

Green Light Given For Life-saving Cancer Treatment

Press Release – Te Aho o te Kahu

New Zealand patients with neuroendocrine cancers (NETs) who have been unable to access regular treatment in Australia due to COVID-19 will now be treated in Auckland thanks to an interim arrangement. Read more »

7 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are seven new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all detected in recent returnees in a managed isolation facility. There are no new community cases. Read more »

Flu And Measles Vaccine Reports – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

The Ministry of Health has released two reports into this year’s flu immunisation campaign and last year’s measles outbreak. Read more »

1 New Case Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, detected in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility. There are no new community cases. Read more »

Reviews Of Managing Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Work is underway to further strengthen New Zealand’s management of communicable disease outbreaks in response to recommendations from two newly-published reports. Read more »

Surprising Link Between Crisis Leadership And Employee Mental Health

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Just in time for mental health awareness week – a memo to Kiwi bosses:

If you want to support your employees’ mental health during a crisis, non-existent leadership is better than bad leadership. Read more »

3 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today – all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. There are no new community cases. Read more »

Reducing Inequalities Major Focus Of New Research At The Frontline Of Healthcare Services

Press Release – Health Research Council

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has today announced $14.4 million in funding for research that will directly improve the delivery of healthcare services in New Zealand. Read more »

New support service for Kiwis living with eating disorders

Press Release – Canopy

New support service for Kiwis living with eating disorders welcomes people under its ‘canopy’
A new type of support to help New Zealanders healing from an eating disorder feel comforted and empowered to take positive steps towards full recovery has launched. Read more »

Confirmed COVID-19 Case At North Shore Gym, Supermarket And Warehouse Store

Press Release – Auckland Regional Public Health Service

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) can confirm that a person later diagnosed as having COVID-19 had visited a number of locations in the community before knowing they had COVID-19. Read more »

Study – Risk Factors Linked To Poor Diet Are Root Cause Of COVID-19 Deaths

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Obesity, type 2 diabetes and risk factors linked to poor diet, is the root cause behind increased death rates from coronavirus according to UK study Read more »

2 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today; the first is a returnee to New Zealand in managed isolation and the second a health worker who works in Auckland’s quarantine facility. Read more »

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