Nelson Marlborough Health Protection Officers are advising people to take five simple steps when handling potting mix and compost, to avoid contracting potentially-fatal Legionnaires' disease.
Following the removal of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in March 2014, Nelson Marlborough Health has strengthened its policy and removed artificially-sweetened beverages (ASBs), sugar-added juices, flavoured waters and pre-packaged ‘smoothie’ drinks.
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says the latest health target results are a credit to the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB).
Having an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) or a CT scan (computed tomography) can be noisy, claustrophobic and a pretty scary experience, especially if you are a child.
Public and private elective services consumers will benefit from a new operating theatre to be added to the Wairau Hospital Theatre Complex.