Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Measles update for Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service confirms that there has been a second confirmed case of measles in Nelson.


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Recall: Claridges Botanicals brand Green Tea Bags and Houjicha Tea Leaves

Fieldfresh NZ Ltd is recalling specific batches of its Claridges Botanicals brand Green Tea Bags and Houjicha Tea Leaves.


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Measles update for Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman regions

The Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service confirms that there have been no more cases of measles notified by GPs in the Nelson, Marlborough or Tasman regions to date.


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Measles case confirmed in Nelson

A teenager, who had recently visited Hamilton and returned to Nelson last week, has been confirmed as having measles.


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Nurses: A force for change

Today is International Nurses Day, celebrated worldwide on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.


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Health News - May 2016

The May edition of Health News is available to read in local community papers this week.


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Tobacco sold to under-aged customers in the Tasman and Marlborough regions

Two tobacco retailers were caught selling cigarettes to an underage customer during an operation by the Nelson Marlborough Health Public Health Service last week.


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A tasty start to our ‘Tap Into Water’ campaign

An assortment of naturally-flavoured water will be available to sample at the launch of Nelson Marlborough Health’s Tap Into Water campaign.


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Women and newborns: The heart of midwifery

To celebrate International Day of the Midwife on 5 May, every baby born in the Nelson Marlborough region in May will be given handcrafted woolen clothing.


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Protecting baby starts in pregnancy

Immunisation Weeks starts on 2 May and the focus this year is about protecting unborn children.


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