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National Bowel Screening Programme advises DHBs of revised roll out dates

Posted: 27.11.2018
The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) continues to be introduced around the country with seven out of 20 District Health Boards (DHBs) now providing the free programme to about a third of eligible 60 to 74 year olds.

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Appointment of Chief Allied Health Professions Officer

Posted: 27.11.2018
The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Martin Chadwick to the new role of Chief Allied Health Professions Officer.

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Targeted vaccination programme for meningococcal disease

Posted: 26.11.2018
The Ministry of Health has been working closely with Northland DHB and primary care providers, ahead of the announcement of the launch of a targeted vaccination programme to control an outbreak of meningococcal disease.

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New Zealand’s World Health Organization formal Joint External Evaluation commences

Posted: 26.11.2018
New Zealand’s core capacity to prepare and respond to public health emergencies of international concern will be put under the microscope this week as the World Health Organization (WHO) evaluates our nation’s health security.

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Chief Nursing Officer announcement

Posted: 26.11.2018
The Ministry of Health has announced the appointment of Margareth Broodkoorn to the role of Chief Nursing Officer.

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Renewed Warning of Liver Harm

Posted: 23.11.2018
The Director General of Health is renewing a public warning following more reports of serious liver harm from taking Arthrem and other products containing Artemisia annua extract. 

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Help make medicines safer: Promoting awareness of suspected side effects

Posted: 19.11.2018
Medsafe is calling on patients to help ensure the medicines they take are safe and effective.

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Ministry publication prompts timely discussion about equity

Posted: 15.11.2018
A new Ministry of Health publication is set to provoke thought and prompt discussion about how health equity can be improved in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Publication of Health Survey’s key results

Posted: 14.11.2018
The Ministry of Health has today published key Tier 1 statistics from the New Zealand Health Survey 2017/18. The Health Survey collects information on the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders, and helps the Ministry identify key issues and monitor trends.

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Increased vigilance needed for meningococcal disease

Posted: 06.11.2018
GPs and emergency departments nationwide have been asked to boost their vigilance for people seeking medical help with possible symptoms of meningococcal disease.

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