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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    NZ in global antibiotic awareness battle
     14 November 2017
    Seek advice from a qualified health care professional before taking antibiotics is the message being stressed to New Zealanders this week.
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    Fisher & Paykel wins patent court case
    13 Nov 2017: Fisher & Paykel Healthcare says a court in the United Kingdom has ruled a patent asserted against it by rival manufacturer ResMed as "invalid".... more
    Health minister urged to show leadership
    13 Nov 2017: Smokefree advocates are urging Health Minister David Clark to show leadership and get moving on measures to make New Zealand smokefree.... more
    Inquiry into spending by ex-DHB boss
    10 Nov 2017: A former top public servant is heading the enquiry into the spending of former Waikato DHB boss Nigel Murray.... more
    Pharmac funds shingles vaccine
    10 Nov 2017: Pharmac has decided to fully fund the shingles vaccine.... more
    Colouring books can improve mental health
    9 Nov 2017: Adult colouring books have taken off in recent years with claims they reduce stress and a study shows there might be scientific evidence to support this.... more
    Cambridge rest home fined over lax care
    8 Nov 2017: A rest home has been fined $10,000 for not adequately looking after a 92-year-old woman, found by her son in a urine-soaked bed during a visit.... more
    Dermatologist failed to do pregnancy test
    7 Nov 2017: A dermatologist has breached a code of health, after failing to check if a woman was pregnant before prescribing medication harmful to an unborn child.... more
    Don't politicise the public service: Nats
    6 Nov 2017: Asking district health board chiefs to submit letters of resignation would set a dangerous precedent, the opposition says.... more
    Risk of mixing medicines highlighted
    5 Nov 2017: People on heart medications and water tablets who take an over-the-counter NSAID painkiller could damage their kidneys.... more

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