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1. Health Services To be centralized

It has been reported that the health bosses of Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital are planning to bring changes in the working of the health services It has been proposed that the health services should be centralized either at Eastbourne District General Hospital or at Conquest Hospital While praising the plans the East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust said that ... Read More

2. New Zealand Hospitals Face Staff Shortage

A Nurses Organization survey was carried out in New Zealand which has revealed that there is a need of nearly 120 nurses at the hospital wards It is being claimed by working nurses that the nursepatient ratio affects their capability of undertaking the job As per the findings the ratio causes them to provide only basic care to patients which in turn put patients at risks when ... Read More

3. Children with ear infections leave parents in misery survey

The misery that childrens ear infections inflict on their parents has been spelled out in a global survey that included 250 New Zealand families In the survey of 2867 caregivers in 12 countries at least threequarters of parents said that during their childs ear infections sleepless nights placed a significant strain on them quotIt showed that pain disturbed sleep a ... Read More

4. Research targets bacteria causing kids ear infections

New research led from Aucklands Starship Childrens Hospital is helping combat widespread childhood ear infections by pinpointing the bacteria responsible for acute middle ear disease in children in New Zealand Paediatric Otolaryngologist at the hospital Dr Nikki Mills who is leading the research says the study is using advanced molecular techniques to identify and study t ... Read More

5. Need for better allergy research

Allergies are becoming more common and more complicated but researchers are at a loss to explain why An Australian study has found that more than 10 per cent of oneyearolds have a proven food allergy and in the past 10 years anaphylaxis had increased more than 350 per cent Anaphylaxis is the most severe form of allergic reaction It often affects several parts of the body ... Read More

6. Hospital soon to perform abortions

Southland Hospital is expected to be licensed to perform abortions from July The Southern District Health Board currently provides the service at Dunedin Hospital but chief medical officer David Tulloch said abortions would be provided closer to home as part of the expansion of clinical services at Southland Hospital The service at Southland Hospital would bring the health board ... Read More

7. Milestone for hospital ICU team

Clinicians at Hawkes Bay Hospitals Intensive Care Unit ICU are among the first in the country to have eliminated hospitalacquired intensive care bloodstream infections in their patients for a year Intensive Care specialist Ross Freebairn said a year without a patient having a bloodstream infection associated with a catheter in a large vein was a significant milestone Patien ... Read More

8. Paper Supports Focus On Hospitals Hand Hygiene

A paper 1 published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal supports a focus on improving hand hygiene in hospitals to reduce hospitalacquired infections Implementation of the Hand Hygiene New Zealand HHNZ programme began at Auckland District Health Board DHB in January 2009 Health care workers in each ward and clinical area were provided with information about hand hygiene ... Read More

9. Hawkes Bay ICU leads NZ in clinical quality

Clinicians at Hawkes Bay Hospitals Intensive Care Unit ICU are amongst the first in the country to have eliminated hospitalacquired intensive care bloodstream infections in their patients for a whole year Intensive Care specialist Ross Freebairn said a year without a patient having bloodstream infection associated with a catheter in a large vein is a significant milestone Patien ... Read More

10. Manage your asthma so you can live your life

Missing her recent swimming sports and Walkathon are just two of the downsides of having severe asthma and allergies for Aalyana Losefa And while Aalyana does get disappointed when she misses out she understands that being well is most important Aalyana is one of the nearly 300000 children in New Zealand with asthma quotAalyana has never known anything different shes alway ... Read More

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