Health Minister Tony Ryall has welcomed the Health Select Committee report on improving children’s health and the prevention of child abuse, noting the government is already investing heavily in almost all of the areas identified.
You have come together to achieve a shared purpose. You are all to be commended for the fortitude, the foresight and the focus that you have demonstrated in your quest to safeguard the hauora of your people.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is today promoting the message “Don’t assume you’re immune to meningococcal”, particularly to students at university hostels and boarding schools as they start the academic year.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today announced that all aged residential care providers have signed up to training for a new national clinical assessment tool, six months earlier than the deadline.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew says frontline health services, including travel clinics and emergency departments (EDs), are being encouraged to help counter any spread of measles with new resources.