Experts working in dementia/mate wareware came together for the Nelson Marlborough Community Health Lecture 2022 held at the Suter Theatre this week to discuss the impact of dementia on individuals, families and whānau and our communities.
Chair of the Clinical Governance Group, Dr. Elizabeth Wood answers the question of whether or not you need antibiotics for your winter illness: "Antibiotics do not work for viruses like flu and COVID-19 or for common side effects of winter illnesses like Sinusitis. Antibiotics are used for infections caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia."
The World Health Organisation and an UNICEF reported worldwide measles cases increased by 79% in the first two months of 2022, and conditions are ripe for serious outbreaks of vaccine-preventable illnesses.
Read Dan Hawke's measles story.