Archive for the 'Health' Category

Family violence perpetrators need better response

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE

Embargoed until 6am, Friday 25 November 2016 (NZT)

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Alcohol and drug addiction under scrutiny

Press Release – University of Auckland

Media Advisory
University of Auckland
24 November 2016

Alcohol and drug addiction under scrutiny Read more »

Ground-breaking research helping thousands of babies

Press Release – Liggins Institute

MEDIA RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2016

Medal recognises ground-breaking research helping thousands of babies Read more »

Emergency medicine conference highlights

Press Release – Australian College for Emergency Medicine

Media release
Emergency medicine conference highlights

Thursday 24 November, Millennium Hotel, NZ

From tragedy to telehealth – one NZ doctor’s journey Read more »

Inaugural Tikanga Māori Co-Design Wananga

Press Release – Toi Tangata

Passion for Māori co-design prompts inaugural Tikanga Māori Co-Design Wananga

For immediate release

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 Read more »

A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing well

Press Release – University of Waikato

23 November 2016

A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing well

University of Waikato researchers in collaboration with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa) have been awarded more than $900,000 for a new study for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. Read more »

New device to monitor pelvic floor

Press Release – University of Auckland

New device to monitor pelvic floor

Media ReleaseUniversity of Auckland Read more »

Wanted: 9000 pregnant Auckland women

Press Release – Liggins Institute

MEDIA RELEASE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Wanted: 9000 pregnant Auckland women Read more »

Upskilled Mental Health Workers Jobless In Staffing Crisis

Press Release – John Mahoney

18th November 2016

MEDIA STATEMENT

Upskilled Workers Desperate for Work While Staffing Crisis in Mental Health Continues Read more »

Te ORA to host Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress

Press Release – Te Ora

MEDIA RELEASE: Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Te ORA to host Pacific Region Indigenous Doctors Congress (PRIDoC) 2016 Talking about Transformation. Read more »

Waitemata patients benefit from faster cancer treatment

Press Release – Waitemata District Health Board

22 November 2016

Waitemata patients benefit from national-first in faster cancer treatment

Waitemata District Health Board is the first DHB in the country to achieve the national Faster Cancer Treatment health target with 86 percent of patients receiving their first cancer treatment within 62 days of referral. Read more »

We all need to play our part in reducing antibiotic use

Press Release – AFT Pharmaceuticals

AFT Pharmaceuticals

Media release

22 November 2016

We all need to play our part in reducing antibiotic use Read more »

Fewer deaths related to six-hour target

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fewer deaths related to six-hour target
Media Release – University of Auckland
Fewer deaths related to six-hour target

New Zealand’s six-hour target for the time people stay in hospital emergency departments is related to fewer patients dying, according to new research at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Kiwi icons bring storybook to life for Starship

Press Release – Barfoot and Thompson

Media release

21st November 2016

Kiwi icons bring storybook to life for Starship Read more »

Six-hour hospital target associated with fewer deaths

Press Release – Australian College for Emergency Medicine

Six-hour hospital target associated with fewer deaths in emergency departments

New research shows that New Zealand’s six-hour emergency department target was associated with a reduction in crowding in emergency departments by half. Read more »

Fewer deaths in ED when length of stay reduced

Press Release – Health Research Council

21 November 2016

Fewer deaths in emergency departments when length of stay reduced

New Zealand’s six-hour target for the time people stay in hospital emergency departments has been associated with hundreds fewer patients dying, according to new research. Read more »

Grant for tool to help children with autism communicate

Press Release – KiwiNet

Scientist developing tool to help children with autism communicate receives $25,000 grant from KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund Read more »

CPAG’s new report launch: “Barriers to Support”

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Invitation: CPAG’s new report launch: “Barriers to Support”

Source: Child Poverty Action Group

A welfare system that is hard to negotiate for those in need is a welfare system that is fundamentally flawed. Read more »

Our kids rate globally as physically active

Press Release – University of Auckland

Our kids rate globally as physically active

Media Release – University of Auckland

17 November 2016 Read more »

Dr Vallings winning Nelson Gantz Clinicians Award

Press Release – Associated New Zealand Myalgic Encephalopathy Soci

Associated New Zealand Myalgic Encephalopathy Society Inc.

17th November, 2016


Dr Ros Vallings, Lucinda Bateman, Sharni Hardcastle. Read more »

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