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Bereaved Mum gives National an F- on health

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 1:16 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Jane Stevens, who lost her son Nicky to suicide in 2015 while in mental health care, has given National an “F-“ for health. More >>

Chickens to replace National at suicide prevention forum

Monday, 11 September 2017, 8:59 am | YesWeCareNZ

Chickens will sit in empty National and Act seats at a political forum with families bereaved by suicide today, 10 am to 11:30 am, St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace. More >>

606 shoes arrive at Parliament, 11am

Sunday, 10 September 2017, 1:37 pm | YesWeCareNZ

606 shoes, each representing a Kiwi lost to suicide, arrive at Parliament in Wellington today at 11am on World Suicide Prevention Day Two collections of shoes travelled 3000 km over fifteen days from Cape Reinga and Bluff to reach the capital. The shoes ... More >>

606 shoes suicide prevention video goes viral

Saturday, 9 September 2017, 12:43 pm | YesWeCareNZ

606 shoes suicide prevention video goes viral: 223,000 and counting A facebook video of 606 pairs of shoes for each New Zealander lost to suicide in the last year has gone viral. In four days, almost a quarter of a million people have watched the video ... More >>

606 Shoes for Suicide Prevention Near Parliament

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 11:09 am | YesWeCareNZ

606 shoes for suicide prevention near Parliament 606 pairs of shoes, each representing a New Zealander lost to suicide in the last year, will arrive at Parliament this Sunday 10 September at 11am, says YesWeCare.nz. September 10 is World Suicide Prevention ... More >>

Majority of parties support suicide target inquiry

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 4:52 pm | YesWeCareNZ

If parliament was sitting today, there would be a majority for setting a suicide reduction target and holding an independent inquiry into our mental health crisis, says bereaved mum Jane Stevens. More >>

Most Parties Support Suicide Target & Mental Health Inquiry

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 12:13 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Majority of parties support suicide target and mental health inquiry If parliament was sitting today, there would be a majority for setting a suicide reduction target and holding an independent inquiry into our mental health crisis, says bereaved mum ... More >>

Parents to announce which parties support political ask

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 9:06 am | YesWeCareNZ

Parents of children who died by suicide will announce which parties support their political asks today, says YesWeCare.nz. More >>

579 shoes start journey to Parliament

Sunday, 27 August 2017, 10:55 am | YesWeCareNZ

579 shoes, representing each Kiwi lost to suicide in 2016, start their journey to parliament from Whangarei, Auckland and Invercargill today. The shoes will be setup at the Canopy bridge in Whangarei and the Gala Street entrance to Queens Park in ... More >>

Every Kiwi should have the right to hear like Danielle

Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:10 am | YesWeCareNZ

Every Kiwi should have the right to hear like Danielle The health coalition supporting Danielle Mackay’s successful campaign for a publically-funded cochlear implant says every Kiwi should get the same good news. YesWeCare.nz welcomes yesterday’s ... More >>

Protest at Prime Minister’s Dunedin Hospital visit

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 11:31 am | YesWeCareNZ

YesWeCare.nz Press release for immediate release Saturday 19 August 930am Protest at Prime Minister’s Dunedin Hospital visit 100 life-sized cut-outs of missing health workers will greet Prime Minister Bill English and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman ... More >>

Volunteers collect shoes for suicide prevention

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:27 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Volunteers are collecting hundreds of shoes across the country to draw attention to our alarming suicide rates, says YesWeCare.nz . More >>

Surf life-saver going deaf to deliver 26,000-strong petition

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 9:28 am | YesWeCareNZ

A 22-year-old surf life-saver going deaf will deliver a 26,643-strong petition to Parliament at noon today, on the Parliament forecourt. More >>

Chch: Health Public Meeting – Thursday 24 August 7.30 pm

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 5:00 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Public Meeting – Thursday 24 August 7.30 pm in the Transitional Cathedral How do the political parties plan to address the Health Funding crisis? Invitations have been sent to all political parties to send their health spokespeople and Labour, ... More >>

Bereaved mums ask politicians to have courage

Monday, 31 July 2017, 10:59 am | YesWeCareNZ

Three mothers of young adults lost to suicide are calling on politicians to have the courage to end New Zealand's physical and mental health crisis. More >>

Kiwis waiting longer for cochlear implants

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 11:11 am | YesWeCareNZ

Waiting lists for cochlear implants have jumped by six months, says health funding coalition YesWeCare.nz More >>

Mental health worker: budget distressing

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:59 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Mental Health social worker Andy Colwell says the new budget for mental health is distressing. More >>

Visual protest at National ambulance funding announcement

Friday, 12 May 2017, 3:24 pm | YesWeCareNZ

Visual protest with 200 cut-outs of missing qualified ambulance professionals and health workers due to underfunding. More >>

Continued Government Denial Astounding

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 3:32 pm | YesWeCareNZ

The Government has again denied our growing mental health crisis at their big Mental Health announcement, says health funding coalition YesWeCare.nz. More >>

9 in 10 health workers feel understaffed

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 9:34 am | YesWeCareNZ

Nine out of ten people working in health say they don’t have enough staff or resources, according to a new survey. More >>

 

 

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