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Claire Austin appointed to Health Workforce NZ

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 4:16 pm | Ministry of Health

The Director-General of Health, Chai Chuah, is delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Austin as the new Group Manager - Health Workforce New Zealand. More >>

World expert endorses New Zealand’s bowel screening approach

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 10:44 am | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has welcomed the endorsement of New Zealand’s soon-to-be-implemented National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) by a world expert. More >>

Charges laid against Philip Morris

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1:46 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has laid charges against tobacco company Philip Morris (New Zealand) Limited relating to the importation and selling of its tobacco sticks known as HEETS. More >>

Sentence handed down after steroid operation uncovered

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 4:23 pm | Ministry of Health

The orchestrator of an online steroid operation has been imprisoned for two years for illegal supply of medicines. More >>

Way clear for Pharmacists to dispense oral contraception

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:22 pm | Ministry of Health

A recommendation to allow selected oral contraceptives to be supplied by pharmacists, in certain circumstances, has been given the green light. More >>

Additional funding for eye health care service improvement

Friday, 23 December 2016, 10:23 am | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health says work is ongoing to improve the delivery of ophthalmology services available across New Zealand. More >>

Updated Information on Cannabis-based products

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 3:54 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health and the New Zealand Customs Service are providing updated information which may be of interest to travellers arriving from the United States. More >>

Update on Buller Health Centre

Monday, 28 November 2016, 5:19 pm | Ministry of Health

Good progress is being made towards building the new Buller Integrated Family Health Centre in Westport. More >>

Midwife sentenced to jail for fraud

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:23 pm | Ministry of Health

A former Hamilton midwife has received a prison sentence of 2 years and 4 months for defrauding the Ministry of Health of more than $350,000. More >>

Latest health target results – Northland

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:09 pm | Ministry of Health

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show that DHBs continue to perform well and remain close to achieving a number of targets. More >>

Latest health target results – Nelson Marlborough

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:08 pm | Ministry of Health

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show that DHBs continue to perform well and remain close to achieving a number of targets. More >>

Latest health target results – MidCentral

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:06 pm | Ministry of Health

Latest health target results – MidCentral Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show that DHBs continue to perform well and remain close to achieving a number of targets. “The health targets drive performance across ... More >>

Latest health target results – Lakes

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:03 pm | Ministry of Health

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results show that DHBs continue to perform well and remain close to achieving a number of targets. More >>

Office of the Director of Mental Health - Annual Report

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:49 pm | Ministry of Health

The 11th annual report of the Office of the Director of Mental Health has been released today by the Ministry of Health. More >>

Health Survey key findings released

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 2:59 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has published key results from the New Zealand Health Survey 2015/16. More >>

Ministry names partner for single EHR business case

Monday, 7 November 2016, 10:30 am | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the selection of an Accenture/MartinJenkins consortium as the strategic partner to support the development of the two-stage business case for the single electronic health record (EHR). More >>

Recommendations for methamphetamine contamination clean-up

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:33 pm | Ministry of Health

A Ministry of Health funded report provides key recommendations for the country's first national standard for methamphetamine contamination. More >>

New Zealand hosts SNOMED CT conference

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 5:10 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is hosting the international SNOMED CT Expo and Conference on 27-28 October at Te Papa museum, with the theme ‘Trusted, actionable health information’. More >>

Reassurance over safety of NZ maternity care

Friday, 30 September 2016, 4:46 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health, midwives and obstetricians have moved to reassure New Zealanders that maternity services in this country are robust. More >>

All Recommendations Accepted in Mental Health Inquiry

Friday, 16 September 2016, 10:54 am | Ministry of Health

All the recommendations have been accepted from an external review into the treatment and management of a forensic mental health patient Manjit Singh by Auckland’s Mason Clinic. More >>

 

 

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