Two local doctors have teamed up to fight the rise of superbugs caused by antibiotics resistance.
Blenheim’s Stadium 2000 pool complex has been closed temporarily as a precautionary measure to prevent more cryptosporidium cases.
It’s Men’s Health Week. Encourage your partner, father, brother, uncle and nephew to get proactive about improving their health and wellbeing.
Baby teeth are important for the health of permanent teeth.
The school immunisation programme has been extended to include Gardasil 9, which protects against additional strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV)
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there’s been good uptake of the $3.76 million support package for Kaikōura and Marlborough families.
Showcase your quality improvement initiative or innovative idea by entering the 2017 Health Quality & Innovation Awards. Entries close 17 March and the finalists will make their presentations on 5 May.
While there have been no further outbreaks of suspected norovirus since the cluster of cases among visitors to Nelson Lakes National Park, campers and trampers in the region are urged to exert caution to avoid catching the debilitating virus.
Gardeners and spa pool owners are being warned to protect themselves against the potentially-fatal Legionnaires disease.
Nelson Marlborough Health’s Public Health Service has received 11 notifications of Legionella infection this year, with 8 of these from 1 November.
This update follows the initial Public Health messages of 14th November 2016.