An embarrassing middle-aged Dad trying to impress his teenager’s friends by supplying them alcohol features in a new publicity campaign to remind people of new laws about supplying alcohol to under-18 year olds.
My speech today is in four parts, and covers the major objectives of the Government’s health plan: helping families stay healthy, better performance, best use of every dollar, and a strong and trusted workforce.
Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia has congratulated the five recipients of the 2013 John McLeod Scholarships and Te Apa Mareikura Awards held at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum in Wellington last night.
Health Minister Tony Ryall says the latest health target results show more New Zealanders are receiving treatment, with public hospitals delivering over 40,000 elective surgical operations between July and September this year.
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has today announced details of how an additional $3.2 million will be used to support early diagnosis of dementia, and a framework that will guide DHBs on how best to support people with dementia.
A Ministry of Health report focusing on health literacy and its relationship to the prevalence of skin infections particularly for Maori children under the age of 15 has identified a number of barriers preventing the effective treatment and management of skin infections.