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Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced the third and final agreement in principle has been reached for new air ambulance services that will be safer, better and firmly focused on patients.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says the first ever Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit has ended with a commitment to improve mental health worldwide and challenge stigma and discrimination.
New Zealand’s campaign for Dr Colin Tukuitonga for the position of Regional Director of the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has ended unsuccessfully.
The Health Minister Dr David Clark says Cabinet has agreed to grant a short extension of time for the independent Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction to report back to Government.
Health Minister David Clark says we must recognise the importance of New Zealanders connecting and reflecting with whānau, family and friends, ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW).
Health Minister Dr David Clark says a second agreement in principle for air ambulance services covering the North Island south of Auckland is a key part of an improved national service.
The Health Minister Dr David Clark says Hawke’s Bay Hospital’s new endoscopy and gastroenterology unit means more coordinated and accessible care for those affected by bowel conditions.
A new disability support system prototype starts today in the MidCentral DHB region, offering disabled people and whānau more flexibility and options, announced Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni and Acting Associate Minister of Health James Shaw.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says the new Bay of Islands Hospital redevelopment means the Kawakawa facility is better placed to meet the needs of its community now and in years to come.
The Government has today announced plans to change the Funded Family Care policy, including its intention to repeal Part 4A of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 (the Act).
Health Minister Dr David Clark says an agreement in principle for air ambulance services in the Northern Region is a major step towards a better, safer service nationwide.
The Health Minister Dr David Clark has praised the FAST stroke awareness campaign, describing it as a key tool to help more stroke patients get the rapid treatment they need, while also enhancing health equity.
The Government has introduced strict new safeguards on the use of surgical mesh that are expected to limit its use in urogynaecological surgery.
It is my pleasure to be here at Te Papa today opening your annual conference.
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.
It’s my privilege to speak to you as Minister of Health, and discuss a topic that goes to the heart of this Government’s agenda - health and wellbeing.
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.
Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa encourages you to have your say on a refreshed strategy to prevent and minimise gambling harm.
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.