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Health Minister Dr David Clark says New Zealanders can look back in pride on 80 years of public health services today while acknowledging the need for improvement.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says it’s encouraging to see an increasing focus on those who have come through the other side of mental health challenges as we grapple with high suicide numbers.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has praised the work around New Zealand in improving the prevention, early detection and support for those affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has welcomed the release of two reports dealing with the National Oracle Solution.

The Health Minister Dr David Clark says a new dental clinical training facility at Manukau’s SuperClinic will improve access to dental care for people in the area.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Dr David Clark say provisional data on suicides for the 2017/18 year is sobering and underlines just how much work we have to do to improve our mental health and wellbeing.

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a $305 million investment to upgrade and repair essential infrastructure at Auckland District Health Board.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says Waikato Hospital’s new surgical ward is an important investment in meeting growing demand for acute care in the Waikato.

Dr Clark officially opened Ward M18 at the hospital this afternoon.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced new appointments to the Waikato and Counties Manukau District Health Boards.

Health Minister Dr David Clark is welcoming the introduction of the National Bowel Screening Programme in Nelson Marlborough DHB today. 

Health Minister Dr David Clark is encouraging school children in years five to eight to fight germs as part of a nationwide poster competition about antibiotic resistance.

A new purpose-built mental health facility will mean a better environment, better care and an improved quality of life for a group of extremely vulnerable New Zealanders, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has confirmed the final details of the wide-ranging review of New Zealand’s health and disability system as it begins its work in earnest.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says the independent review of the National Bowel Screening Programme should give the public confidence in the safety and value of the programme.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Dr David Clark say they are delighted nurses have voted to accept the latest offer from District Health Boards.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced that former Vice-Chancellor of Massey University and senior Cabinet minister Steve Maharey has been appointed as chair of Pharmac.

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced a joint accord between District Health Boards, the Nurses Organisation and the Ministry of Health to ensure safe staffing levels in public hospitals.

Health Minister Dr David Clark says it is encouraging that the Nurses Organisation is recommending the latest District Health Boards’ offer to its members.

Five thousand mental health and addiction support workers will receive a pay increase next month with Health Minister Dr David Clark signing an agreement this morning which gives them the same pay rates as care and support workers.

Health Minister Dr David Clark and Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter are encouraging mental health providers to put forward innovative bids to run a pilot programme to provide free counselling for 18 to 25 year olds.

The Health Minister Dr David Clark says a new report taking the pulse of the nation highlights several positives but underlines the seriousness of the challenges the Government is addressing.

Health Minister Dr David Clark is pleased that more New Zealanders than ever before have protected themselves from influenza this year.

The Government is amending the Health Act to allow for significant improvements to the safety of drinking-water in New Zealand, the Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced.

Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters and Health Minister Dr David Clark are pleased the District Health Boards have made a revised offer to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation that has seen the strike notice lifted for July 5.