There is a current phishing scam where NZ and international healthcare professionals are being emailed fake application forms and job offers, purportedly from ‘Nelson Marlborough Health Care’.
Five confirmed cases and a further 18 suspected cases of whooping cough (pertussis) have been notified recently to the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS).
Patient Safety week, from 5 to 11 November, is all about Medication Safety.
If you Snap-a-brusher you could win a prize...and you will be helping your child's tooth brushing.
It's National Oral Health Day on 3 November and we want you to Switch to Water.
The first supermarket in the Nelson Marlborough region has agreed to restrict sales of high-sugar and artificially-sweetened drinks to school children from 7am-3pm.
It marks the start of a 'healthy sales' initiative under the Sweet Enough Water Only programme where Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service (PHS) staff help schools and sports organisations to adopt water-only (and plain milk) guidelines.
It's invisible, and it's dangerous and osteoporosis only reveals itself when a bone breaks .
The November edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers.
In the September issue of the Nelson Marlborough Health Connections staff magazine, medical secretary Sue Kysow talks about how a simple health check changed her life.
Maori and Pacific parents in the Nelson Marlborough region are choosing to vaccinate their children in greater numbers.