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Health NZ and Maori Health Authority Board appointments

The teams which will lead the establishment of the new entities Health New Zealand and the Māori Health Authority have been announced. Both entities are part of the Government's health system restructure and will replace the country's 20 district health boards which will be disestablished. The Māori Health Authority will work alongside Health NZ, and will be able to commission health and kaupapa Māori services.

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Support anaesthesia training in the Pacific

How can you make a difference to anaesthesia training in the Pacific? Find out about a new initiative that was launched ...
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New NZSA President

Dr Sheila Hart is the NZSA's new President and was elected to the role at the NZSA's Annual General Meeting on 16 Octobe...
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NZers living longer but more years in poor health

The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2019 has found Kiwis are living longer but spending more ...
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Mandate needed to end DHBs' climate pollution

Following the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) announcement that it will commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2040, ...
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CIG Environmental and Sustainability Statement

The NZSA and its Common Issue Group partners (US, UK/Ireland, Australia, Canada and South Africa) have published a posit...
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NZ's elective surgery crisis

How do we resolve our elective surgery crisis, including clearing the backlog of cases which have grown due to COVID? NZ...
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PHARMAC suxamethonium update

The brand of suxamethonium chloride inj 50 mg per ml, 2 ml ampoule is changing from AstraZeneca to Martindale.
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Pain education in low resource countries

WFSA Board Member and Director of Programmes Dr Wayne Morris is one of the authors of an article published in the June i...
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