International ME Awareness Day

May 12 is International ME Awareness Day. There are approx 24,000 New Zealanders with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). 25% of those are bed...

Aucklanders urged to take action this Pink Ribbon Breakfast month

Breast Cancer Foundation NZ is gearing up for a huge month of May, with two awareness and fundraising campaigns launching: #GiveUsOurMammograms and Pink Ribbon...

Business donates Covid tests to charity

An east Auckland business is donating thousands of vital Covid-19 tests to an organisation dedicated to caring for people at the end of their...

Clinic offers free screening programme for schools

A local physiotherapy clinic is offering a free sports-ready screening programme to schools. Rehab Co, with one clinic located in the Hub in Botany and...

Migrant doctors struggle for work

A group of overseas doctors desperately looking for and struggling with employment in New Zealand is calling for urgent changes to this country’s health...

Dr Lee hangs up his stethoscope 

Three dedicated and long-term members of a local medical centre have retired. Dr Denis Lee, 64, retired from Pakuranga Medical Centre after 33-years of service...

Pharmacies delivery medicines to Covid-19 cases

An east Auckland pharmacist wishes to spread awareness for the support available for those suffering from Covid-19. Vicky Chan, centre manager of Pakuranga Unichem, told...

Improving health and well-being

A new chiropractic practice has opened its doors at Pine Harbour Marina. Chelsey Mokhtar moved from Nelson to Beachlands to be closer to family. With...

How’s your mental wellbeing?

With New Zealand having moved to the red light setting, more people are encouraged to work from home but this can be detrimental to...

Tend Health buys Pakuranga Medical Centre

Pakuranga Medical Centre has been sold. Tend Health - a primary healthcare provider which offers GP services online and in-clinic - has purchased two major...

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