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White Ribbon Day 2022 - Condemning Violence Against Women

Trigger Warning: violence, violence against women, sexual assault, homicide

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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022 - Antibiotic Amnesty in Nelson Marlborough

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week ends tomorrow, and the 2022 campaign is 'Antibiotic Amnesty' - a call for old antibiotics to be returned to the pharmacy in order to reduce antibiotic resistance.

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Trans Awareness Week: Spotlight on our project team working in Nelson Marlborough, plus a community-led health survey and resources

In honour of Trans Awareness Week, we're spotlighting a team who are working together to assess the current health pathways and experiences for non-binary, transgender and/or gender-diverse people in the...

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Launch of Te Pae Tata | Interim New Zealand Health Plan

Today marks another milestone for our New Zealand health reform as we are pleased to announce the official release of Te Pae Tata | interim New Zealand Health Plan

Te Pae Tata has been developed to outline what Te What Ora will do differently over the next two years to build the foundations of a sustainable and affordable, unified health system to better serve our communities.


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Planned care programme will make lasting differences to health service delivery

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand’s chief executive Margie Apa says the report from the Planned Care Taskforce, released today, represents long term and lasting differences to the way...

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'COVID-19 Cruise Ship Exercise' provides inter-agency problem-solving practice

The Nelson Marlborough Health Protection team led forty-one attendees from fifteen different organisations in a COVID-19 Cruise Ship Exercise with the aim of strengthening lines of communication and preparing for a busy cruise season. 


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World Osteoporosis Day October 20, 2022: Make your first fracture your last fracture.

Osteoporosis New Zealand urge Kiwis to prevent life-threatening future fractures by getting to know their bones a little better.

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Health Care Assistant Apprenticeships prove an appealing path into healthcare at Motueka Career Fair

Learn about Health Care Assistant apprentices: on-the-job training for a career in health that can lead to higher-level roles in nursing, midwifery, and social work.


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Retailers thanked for helping protect young people from harm

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough Health Protection Operations Manager Sonya Briggs says a Controlled Purchase Operation was conducted in the Richmond/Hope/Appleby area recently – and all retailers passed the test.


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World Allied Health World Allied Health Professions Day - 14 October

"Words are so inefficient sometimes. How can two small words adequately convey my admiration, respect and thankfulness for the work you all do?

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