Health care in New Zealand
The healthcare system of New Zealand has undergone significant changes throughout the past several decades. From an essentially fully public system in the early 20th century, reforms have introduced m...
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Abortion in New Zealand
Abortion in New Zealand is legal in cases where the pregnant woman faces a danger to her life, physical or mental health, or if there is a risk of the fetus being handicapped, in the event of the cont...
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Emergency medical services in New Zealand
Emergency medical services in New Zealand (more commonly known as Ambulance) are provided by the Order of St John, except in the Greater Wellington region where Wellington Free Ambulance provides thes...
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HIV/AIDS in New Zealand
There is a relatively low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in New Zealand. The rate of newly diagnosed HIV infections was stable at around 100 annually through the late 1980s and the 1990s, but rose sharply fro...
Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand
The Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand ("ALAC") was established in 1976, by the government of New Zealand, under the Alcohol Advisory Council Act of 1976, following a report by the Royal Commissi...
Australasian Trauma Society
The Australasian Trauma Society (ATS) is a medical specialist interest group for medical and paramedical individuals working in the area of traumatic injury. It was begun in 1997 by a group of health...
Parents Centres New Zealand
Parents Centres New Zealand is a registered charity in New Zealand, offering childbirth education, parent education and support services. It was established in 1952.
Helen Brew, one of the founder...
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Nursing in New Zealand

Originally doctors within New Zealand worked independently with a user pays system. Public hospitals were designed to be used by patients that could not afford to be in the private health care sy...
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St John of God Halswell
St John of God Halswell is a service of St John of God Hauora Trust, the New Zealand division of St John of God Health Care, one of the largest providers of healthcare in Australasia.Established in 19...
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Medsafe
Medsafe is the medical regulatory body run by the New Zealand Ministry of Health, administering the Medicines Act 1981 and Medicines Regulations 1984. Medsafe employs approximately 60 staff members in...
Plunket Society
The Royal New Zealand Plunket Society is an incorporated society in New Zealand which provides a range of health services to healthy babies and young children. The Plunket Society mission is "to ensur...
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Water supply and sanitation in New Zealand
Water supply and sanitation in New Zealand is universal and of good quality in urban areas. It is provided by local government called Territorial Authorities in New Zealand. Territorial Authorities co...
Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
The Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 is a New Zealand drug control law that classifies drugs into three classes, or schedules, based on their projected risk of serious harm of loss of life.The Controlled Subs...
Pharmacybrands
Green Cross Health is a pharmacy retail group in Auckland, New Zealand with approximately 300 community pharmacies as of September 2012. It owns several brands including Life Pharmacy, Unichem, Amcal,...
Shortland Street Hospital
Shortland Street is a New Zealand prime-time soap opera centering around the fictitious Shortland Street Hospital, first broadcast on Television New Zealand's TV2 on 25 May 1992. It is the country's l...
Smoke-free Environments Act 1990
The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 is an Act of Parliament in New Zealand.
Nursing Council of New Zealand
The Nursing Council of New Zealand (NCNZ) are the professional body responsible for the registration of nurses in New Zealand, setting standards for nursing education and practice.The council was esta...
New Zealand Medical Association
The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) is the main association representing doctors in New Zealand. It was officially founded after a meeting in April 1886 at Dunedin Hospital. From 1896 to 1967, ...