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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Health & Safety articles  Health & Safety
    New Zealand White Island volcano burns victims need '120 square metres of skin' for grafts
     12 December 2019
    With survivors of the New Zealand eruption facing "severe, disfiguring burns", hospitals are seeking out artificial and donated skin.
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    The young, and heavy users, are most likely to suffer negative health effects from cannabis
    12 Dec: The young, and heavy users, are most likely to suffer negative health effects from cannabis... more
    More industrial action could be on the cards from Lower Hutt rest-home workers in the New Year if employees' demands aren't met
    12 Dec: More industrial action could be on the cards from Lower Hutt rest-home workers in the New Year if employees' demands aren't met... more
    Shane Jones was preparing to release a freight strategy for the upper North Island tomorrow - but has been taken to hospital today
    11 Dec: Shane Jones was preparing to release a freight strategy for the upper North Island tomorrow - but has been taken to hospital today... more
    A report's highlighted an inequity of mental heath service quality and outcomes for Maori
    11 Dec: A report's highlighted an inequity of mental heath service quality and outcomes for Maori... more
    Porirua medical volunteers are heading to Samoa to help with the measles outbreak
    11 Dec: Porirua medical volunteers are heading to Samoa to help with the measles outbreak... more
    Waikato Hospital's emergency department is now full after an influx of patients from the eruption
    10 Dec: Waikato Hospital's emergency department is now full after an influx of patients from the eruption... more
    New Zealand's High Commissioner to the Cook Islands has died
    9 Dec: New Zealand's High Commissioner to the Cook Islands has died... more
    Support for improved diversity in DHB governance
    8 Dec: Support for improved diversity in DHB governance... more
    Almost 90 percent of eligible Samoans have been vaccinated against measles, with a two-day curfew lifted following an outbreak that has recently killed 65 people
    7 Dec: Almost 90 percent of eligible Samoans have been vaccinated against measles, with a two-day curfew lifted following an outbreak that has recently killed 65 people... more

     Most Popular Recent Health & Safety News
     01 Dec: Everyday New Zealanders are investing in a crowdfunding campaign for medicinal cannabis to be grown in Marlborough ++++++++++++
     04 Dec: Unregistered raw milk sellers are being called out for their dangerous practice ++++++
     19 Nov: Samoa's Measles crisis is deepening +++++
     17 Nov: Samoa has declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings after at least 6 deaths linked to a measles outbreak that has spread across the Pacific islands +++++
     05 Dec: Calls for Pharmac to change its assessments of medicine applications ++++
     22 Nov: The lawyer for a doctor guilty of misconduct says its unfair for his client to pay for two prosecution lawyers ++++
     15 Nov: Medical authorities are keeping a close eye on Samoa's measles outbreak, with the possibility more cases of the disease could come back here ++++


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