Dengue fever Alert - BALI

Dengue fever Alert - BALI

May 25, 2016

Dengue fever is striking Bali with a vengeance this year as over 40 deaths from the viral disease have been reported on the isla…

Zika virus - travel advice for the Pacific Islands

Zika virus - travel advice for the Pacific Islands

May 31, 2016

Article for men and women

Drug Information - warning with IBUPROFEN use in children

Drug Information - warning with IBUPROFEN use in children

May 18, 2016

A small risk has been identified linking Ibuprofen ( Nurofen / Fenpaed ) to adverse skin reactions during chickenpox

MEASLES ALERT

MEASLES ALERT

May 18, 2016

Measles is a little too close to us here in Papamoa at the moment.

BRAVO winner for April 2016

BRAVO winner for April 2016

May 18, 2016

Congratulations to Teena teWhaiti who was awarded our Bravo award at the Practice Meeting last night.

WHO World Immunization Week 2016

WHO World Immunization Week 2016

April 26, 2016

21 April 2016 -- Immunization averts 2 to 3 million deaths annually. However, an additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided,…

SHINGLES vaccine available

SHINGLES vaccine available

April 14, 2016

Prevention of herpes zoster Because the risk of severe complications from herpes zoster is more likely in older people, those…

New Zealand is heading towards a whooping cough epidemic as cases of the deadly illness more than double this season

New Zealand is heading towards a whooping cough epidemic as cases of the deadly illness more than double this season

April 14, 2016

The rising tide of whooping cough has two Starship Hospital paediatricians urging parents to ensure they and their children are …

Public health advisory about possible listeria contamination at Waikato Hospital

Public health advisory about possible listeria contamination at Waikato Hospital

April 14, 2016

We want visitors to Waikato Hospital to be aware that if they ate a salad sandwich or salad bar product from our Waikato Hospita…