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Seeking Support For National Survey Of Unmet Elective Surgical Need: Open Letter To NZ Rich List

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 9:52 pm | Lorelei Mason Health

Sir/Madam, Our public health system is in crisis mode. Managers of the nation’s public hospitals are operating under severe financial constraints, which are centrally controlled without appropriate direction, leaving the workforce in a state of ‘learned ... More >>

Relief For Kiwi Patients With Mobile Surgical Bus Back In Operation

Monday, 4 May 2020, 6:56 am | Lorelei Mason Health

The wheels on the nation’s iconic mobile surgical bus will be going round and round once more from Monday morning, ensuring regional New Zealanders in dire need of elective treatment get the operations they need – operations deferred for the ... More >>

Concern Lockdown Restrictions May Risk Frontline Health Staff Well-Being

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 5:18 pm | Lorelei Mason Health

Sam Hazledine, the doctor who founded MedWorld, which successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to amend the modern-day Hippocratic Oath, is concerned for the well-being of doctors and nurses as some hospitals cancel leave and close their doors ... More >>

Gruelling bike crusade heads to Parliament

Monday, 20 January 2020, 11:18 am | Lorelei Mason Health

An arduous 1300 kilometre biking campaign undertaken by a determined Dunedin couple is set to finish at Parliament steps on Wednesday – delivering an impassioned message to the government to immediately double Pharmac’s budget. More >>

Chch ‘Batting above Weight’ with World-leading health tech

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 7:56 am | Lorelei Mason Health

The world’s first water-proof prosthetic hand, state-of-the-art hip and knee joint surgery devices and an innovative injury-prevention patient lift system – they’re just three of many recent, exciting health technology inventions developed by Christchurch ... More >>

Initial Meeting on Couple’s Plans for Charity Hospital

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 7:50 am | Lorelei Mason Health

A meeting is being held in Invercargill tomorrow night to launch an ambitious plan - a stand-alone community charity hospital service for the people of Southland. More >>

Major Study Finds Kānuka Product Effective on Cold Sores

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 9:20 am | Lorelei Mason Health

Major Study Finds NZ Kānuka Honey Product is an Effective Treatment for Cold Sores More >>

Experts in NZ to Share Research on Hereditary Bowel Cancer

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 11:01 am | Lorelei Mason Health

This week New Zealand is hosting, for the first time ever, a gathering of world experts in the field of familial gastrointestinal cancers, most commonly hereditary bowel cancer. More >>

World Experts in NZ to Share Latest Research on Vitamin C

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 10:09 am | Lorelei Mason Health

This week doctors, scientists and the public will be given the opportunity to hear from the widest group of international researchers working in the field of vitamin C for cancer and infection ever gathered in New Zealand. More >>

New Study Looks Set to Reduce Harm for Older Patients

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 8:51 am | Lorelei Mason Health

A surprising finding from a major international study involving hundreds of New Zealanders, looks set to reduce major side effects including death among older patients facing cardiac surgery, as well as conserve the use of a precious and expensive resource ... More >>

Ground-breaking Study: Too Much Oxygen Risks Patient Death

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 9:04 am | Lorelei Mason Health

Oxygen … it’s routinely given to support acutely sick patients around the world every day. But a new study, co-authored by a New Zealand doctor and researcher, now shows that too much of it increases the risk of death for acutely unwell patients. More >>




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