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Presents information on physical fitness, nutrition, diet and lifestyle balance encouraging users to develop a personal training programme that works for them.
- Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology : [web site]
ACART, an independent advisory committee, established under the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (HART) Act 2004 to provide advice and formulate guidelines for the regulation of assisted human reproduction. Site includes guidelines on IVF surrogacy.
- Ananda Marga New Zealand
Information about Ananda Marga, yoga and meditation. Includes news and events, blog, and audio and video clips.
- Asian Health
Site groups together Asian health resources intended for use by health and social service professionals as well as people in the community.
- Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics
Information about the Australian and New Zealand Society of Biomechanics. Includes ANZSB newsletters.
- Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
Website of Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM), formerly the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, which works to promote the academic study of the history of health sciences within the Australasian region.
- Breast Cancer Aotearoa Coalition : BCAC
BCAC represents breast cancer related organisations, it aims to make detection and treatment accessible to those affected by breast cancer and provide information about treatment and care. Includes news, events, books and resources, and shared experiences.
- Constructive Conversations = Korero Whakaaetanga
Website of project funded by the New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (FRST), and based at the Social Science Research Centre at the University of Canterbury that will explore the social, cultural, ethical and spiritual implications, of new health biotechnologies focussing initailly on genetic testing and the storage of genetic materials.
- Cook Islands Health Network Association New Zealand Inc.
CIHNA exists to represent the healthcare interests of Cook Islands people in New Zealand by promoting health and wellbeing, contributing to and participating in health development in New Zealand.
- Drinking water for New Zealand
An information source for the public and those managing New Zealand drinking-water quality. Contains maps and grading of drinking water.
- Enigma Publishing : architects of online health knowledge
Specialise in the production of electronic-based health information for healthcare professionals and consumers. Site includes online journal articles.
ePulse is the email newsletter of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. It provides information about the College, details of forthcoming conferences and courses relevant to general practice, contains news on medical activities in New Zealand with opportunities for consultation, and advertises vacancies.
Health information which has been written for New Zealanders, by New Zealanders. Covers health conditions, healthy living, the New Zealand health scene, tests and treatments.
- Falls prevention strategy
Includes the text of the strategy, information about the implementation programme, links to falls prevention information, online reports, media releases, newsletters and other resources.
- Family Doctor
Family Doctor provides medical information, written by practising doctors and other health professionals, covering women's health, men's health, child health, sports health, travel health, medications, and an A to Z of conditions.
- Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
This site provides clinical information to caregivers and advice for patients on: optimizing humidity for those receiving ventilatory support or oxygen therapy; minimizing nasal symptoms with CPAP (constant pressure airway pressure) devices for obstructive sleep apnea; warming neonates in delivery and special care situations and warming patients in the emergency, operating and recovery rooms.
- Food focus
Food Focus is the newsletter of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA), and covers the implementation and monitoring of food safety standards. Issues are available in full-text.
- GM resource & referral directory
A one-stop-shop source for all health and social service professionals who need to make referrals for clients anywhere in New Zealand. Provides information about specialisms, approaches, qualifications, professional memberships, experience, fees, appointments, cultural or regional knowledge, languages spoken, supervision, disability access.
- GP Pulse
GP Pulse contains news and views relevant to GPs, details the activities of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and focuses on issues concerning the management of general practices. Cover of latest issue available; full-text is available to members only.
- Gravida : National Centre for Growth and Development
Information about Gravida, a government sponsored Centre that focuses on research into growth and development and their effects on human and animal health and disease. Archived instances of site about the organisation under its former name National Research Centre for Growth and Development.
Describes the work of Hauora.com, a national Māori-led Māori health workforce development organisation. Includes reports and information about scholarships and grants in the health sector, and video clips for people who work with Māori.
- Health care and informatics review online
Health Care and Informatics Review Online is dedicated to reviewing and interpreting developments in healthcare delivery. Each issue focuses on a specific topic.
- Health Care Practice, AUT
Information on the AUT Division of Health Care Practice which incorporates the disciplines of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic. The Division also provides courses in Emergency Management and education for pharmacy technicians. Course information is provided.
- Health Ed Trust New Zealand Inc : improving health care through education
Supplier of education programmes for HealthCare Providers NZ. Information on their courses, assessment and assessors, resources and order forms, seminars and includes a site map.
- Health Network : thnc.com : e-solutions for health
The Health Network's website is an internet health site with health information and guides, professional directories of New Zealand doctors, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists and physiotherapists, an A-Z of herbal medicines, and a link to an "ask an expert" facility.
- Health sciences : Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington
The Division of Health Sciences consists of the Faculty of Medicine, which administers the School of Medical Sciences and three clinical Schools of Medicine located in Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington, and the Schools of Dentistry, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. Information includes: admission and course details, contacts, staff, research, resources, services and support and news and events. The individual schools also have their own web pages.
A searchable catalogue of resources about key public health topics provided by the Ministry of Health.
- Healthy options
Healthy Options provides information about alternative medicines. Information for subscribing to the full-text is included.
Information and factsheets about the Ministry of Health's National Immunisation Programme, the National Immunisation Register, and the National Health Index. Describes the meningococcal B immunisation programme, the National Immunization Schedule, and discusses vaccine safety and public concerns about immunization. Includes a range of immunization related resources.
- Institute of Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Sciences (IVABS)
The Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences (IVABS) is one of eight Institutes that form the College of Sciences. Its aim is to enhance animal and human well-being by promotion of the health, welfare and sustainable productivity of domestic animals and the health and welfare of humans and wildlife. Overview of core values, mission and aims, as well as current activities and items of news. Courses, programmes and research available. Features bibliography of publications by staff and details of the animal hospital and its services. Has links to numerous related organisations. Link to Massey University.
- Journal of primary health care
The journal of primary health care (JPHC) is the official journal of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP). It is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal aimed at providing general practitioners and other primary health care practitioners with up-to-date knowledge about the latest evidence and best practice. All issues available in full-text.
- Learning for sustainability
LfS is a site that provides links to online information resources on the environment, sustainable development and health. It also provides information on job and volunteering opportunites in these areas.
- Liggins Institute : an institute of the University of Auckland
Research focus is on fetal and child health, growth and development; breast cancer; epigenetics and evolutionary medicine. Site also introduces staff and the LENScience education network. Includes Dialogue newsletter in PDF and an events calendar.
- Māori health
Māori health topics. Introduces the Māori Health Directorate and providers of health and disability services to Māori.
- Ministry of Health Library and Information Centre
The Ministry of Health Library provides a comprehensive information service to the Minister of Health, and Ministry staff in support of this role. The Ministry library is open to members of the public who are researching health related issues. The site has online catalogues and links to related sites.
- Nathaniel Centre : the New Zealand Catholic Bioethics Centre
Information about genetic engineering, euthanasia/assisted suicide, assisted reproduction, cloning, stem cells, surrogacy, xenotransplantation, embryo storage, embryo adoption, genetic testing, end-of-life issues, clinical ethics, palliative care and ethical principles. Includes the newsletter, Nathaniel report.
- Nathaniel report : our approach to issues in bioethics / the Nathaniel Centre, the New Zealand Catholic bioethics centre
The Nathaniel Report, published by the Nathaniel Centre (the New Zealand Catholic bioethics centre), contains articles and updates on a variety of bioethical and healthcare issues, especially those that are topical in New Zealand. The site provides contents pages of each issue, with full text of selected articles.
- National drug policy New Zealand
Aims to improve the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders by encouraging the development of strategies and programmes which prevent and reduce drug-related harm. Contains information from the IACD and MCDP meetings, news on current policies, action plans, and detailed information about drugs covered by the NDP.
- National Kidney Foundation Samoa
Includes publications, locations where kidney patients can access dialysis and kidney prevention programs.
- New Prescribers Advisory Committee
NPAC is a seventeen-member multidisciplinary committee established to assess applications for extending limited independent prescribing authority to new groups of health practitioners in New Zealand.
- New Zealand Artificial Limb Service : [Web site]
Website of a Crown Entity that helps to meet the rehabilitation needs of New Zealand amputees, and is the sole national provider of artificial limbs in New Zealand. Website contains information on Limb centres, regional clinics, and organisation's activities. Includes news, FAQ, annual reports and research.
- New Zealand family physician / the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
Provides full text articles from the current and previous issues.
- New Zealand Foundation for Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
The Foundation is a group formed to educate the public and medical colleagues about cosmetic surgery and to set and maintain standards of excellence. The site includes the contents page and ordering details for "A consumers guide to cosmetic plastic surgery", which covers the procedures, their indications, potential benefits, risks and possible complications, and their approximate costs. It also provides a list of Foundation members.
- New Zealand Health I.T.
Cluster organisations include health software vendors, customers (healthcare providers), universities and government policy advisors. It undertakes advanced technical research for the healthcare sector, and provides world-class integrated health information solutions to healthcare customers worldwide.
- New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health Inc.
Body which represents professionals involved in public health and environmental protection. Includes news, information about how to train to become an Environmental Health Officer or Health Protection Officer, and some general information on food safety programmes and environmental health.
- New Zealand medical journal : journal of the New Zealand Medical Association
The New Zealand Medical Association publishes the New Zealand Medical Journal fortnightly. The NZMJ is a scientific journal for the profession in New Zealand. The site features contents pages of the current and back issues, with abstracts of selected articles. Full-text content is provided to NZMA members free of charge and is available on subscription to non-members and institutions. The full text of articles less than 6 months old is available only to subscribers. Access is free to articles older than 6 months and abstracts.
- New Zealand Ministry of Health
Site provides an overview of the ministry and the New Zealand health system. It also features news, health topics, information about District Health Boards and health statistics. A bibliography of hard-copy and online publications is available and access to the library catalogue.
- New Zealand optics
New Zealand Optics covers news and happenings both in the profession and the trade, it is also an information source for the New Zealand optical industry. Contents page of current issue is available, previous issues are available to subscribers only.
- New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Inc.
Covers information about acupuncture and professional standards, as well as a directory of practitioners by location, and events such as conferences.
- Nga Ngaru Hauora o Aotearoa = The National Māori Health Providers Association
Site for providers of Māori health services, including a bulletin board, online copies of newsletters dealing with Māori health issues in Aotearoa, and papers dealing with health issues facing Māori and other indigenous peoples.
- NRL : National Radiation Laboratory
The National Radiation Laboratory (NRL), a specialist business unit within the Ministry of Health is based in Christchurch, New Zealand. It provides a national resource of expert advice, service provision and research capability on matters concerning public, occupational and medical exposure to radiation, the performance of radiation equipment, and the measurement of radiation and radioactivity. The site provides information on legislation and licensing, services and products, and publications. Full text information sheets are available; also FAQs and advice.
- Nursing New Zealand
Site developed to provide further information about the Ministry of Health and its current work to promote the nursing profession. Links to nursing publications and relevant websites, processes for overseas nurses wishing to practice in New Zealand, and information about New Zealand nursing education.
- NZ health statistics
Ministry of Health website that makes available health-related data and statistics from New Zealand. Includes information on national collections and surveys, publications, a classification and terminology section, and information regarding the access and use of data and statistics from the Ministry's collections.
- NZ journal of physiotherapy
Published by national organisation Physiotherapy New Zealand. The journal comprises research papers, treatment notes and clinical observations, case histories, professional opinion and memoirs, and comments on professional issues. Issues are available in full-text.
- NZBlood : official website of the New Zealand Blood Service = Te Ratonga Toto o Aotearoa
Information about the NZBS, blood and how to donate it. Also includes news, resources, and personal stories.
- NZIMLS journal
Provides abstracts of some articles from vol. 53 no. 1 (Apr. 1999) to the present. Copies of the full articles may be ordered online. Also includes instructions for authors and a list of Editorial Board members.
- Organ donation : the gift of life
Includes information about why organ donation is necessary, who can donate and how it is done. Provides facts and figures, and links to related sites.
- Original Nature Meditation Centre
Site of a Wellington-based group. Includes description of Buddhist insight meditation; courses, retreats and events offered; articles, audio and video clips; and teachers' profiles.
PHI Online is a web interface that consists of an interactive map with linked tables and charts that allows a multidimensional view of data. Queries related to aspects of the health of the population of New Zealand are able to be displayed as graphic representations using maps.
- Physiotherapists.co.nz : NZ's ultimate physiotherapist directory
Directory of physiotherapists in New Zealand. Includes articles and links.
- Public health information quarterly (communicable diseases) : for general practitioners and practice nurses
Provides information about infectious diseases, aimed at general practitioners and practice nurses. Published by CPH (Crown Public Health; Community & Public Health from January 2003), a public health services provider in Canterbury (from Kaikoura to the Waitaki River) and the West Coast. Issues are available in full-text.
- Public Health South
Public Health South's website gives information for the improving, promotion and protection of good health. Also specifically provides information on the Otago School Dental Service, women's health, immunisation and sexual health.
- Public health surveillance : information for New Zealand public health action
Provides access to selected New Zealand public health surveillance data and information.
- Public Health WWW Networking Project
The Public Health World Wide Web Networking Project is designed to facilitate the use of the World Wide Web by public health workers and organisations in New Zealand. The site provides access to resources for building websites, web beginners' Q & A's, a public health web discussion group, and links to other public health websites.
- Research review
Summaries of 'practice changing' medical research from peer reviewed journals around the world and summaries of the most significant and relevant international conferences in various therapeutic areas.
- Sahaja Yoga meditation
Site includes information on yoga and meditation, and locations of classes; biography of the system's founder, Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi; FAQs; and video clips.
- Secretariat of the Pacific Community public health programme
Comprehensive coverage of public health programmes in the South Pacific. Covers information on diseases and epidemics, with separate sections for HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis. Also section on healthy life style choices. Includes news, and events, conferences, and publications.
- SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre
SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre is part of the School of Public Health at Massey University. Research includes alcohol and other drugs, Maori health, effects of place on health, Māori identity, youth mental health, nutrition and body image.
- Society of Diversional Therapists New Zealand Inc.
Website of the NZSDT. Explains diversional therapy which involves the organisation, design, coordination and implementation of client centred leisure based activity programs;and outlines their activities; provides links to resources, support groups and a forum for discussion.
- Southern Cross Healthcare
About the products offered by the company. Provides medical facts sheets under Health info. in the Health insurance section; information about Southern Cross Hospitals and career opportunities.
- St John
A charitable organisation which provides help to the sick and injured. The site provides information on its emergency and support services including first aid courses, opportunities for volunteering, a section for youth, first aid information, news of its current activities and merchandise for sale. Online publications include a newsletter and yearbook.
- Te Hauora o Turanganui-a-Kiwa =Turanga Health
Health company with responsibility to govern the delivery of health services to the people of Turanganui-a-Kiwa.
- Te Hotu Manawa Māori
THMM delivers health services 'by Māori for Māori'. Site includes information about their programmes to promote healthy living.
- Te Pūmanawa Hauora
TPH, the Māori health research programme within Te Pūtahi-ā-toi, School of Māori Studies, Massey University.
- Top 10 dentist in Auckland : best dental in Auckland, North Shore
About dental services in Auckland, N.Z.
- TOXINZ : poisons information
A database containing information regarding toxic compounds and the management of poisoned patients. Contains some 88,000 listed chemical products, pharmaceuticals, plants and hazardous creatures. Has free searching on basic details and first-aid information, primary and full medical management information is available on subscription. Developed jointly by the University of Otago and the New Zealand National Poisons Centre.
- University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (including medicine, nursing, pharmacy and biomedical science) in the health professions and biomedical sciences. Research strengths include neuroscience, developmental biology, medicine, public health and biomedical imaging. Details of postgraduate and undergraduate courses; research; facilty; news and jobs; staffnet and studentnet.
- University of Otago Wellington
About the UOW, based at Wellington Hospital. Includes information about courses, research and services, with a section on its commitment to Māori.
- Voice For Life : to value and protect human life
Information about the society which aims to educate and inform people to value and protect the gift of all human life. Includes fact sheets on pro-life related issues.
- Voluntary Euthanasia Society New Zealand
Includes the primary statement and guiding principles of the Society.
- Webhealth.co.nz : where the right link makes a difference
A community database with free links to local information and resources related to a broad health and well-being focus.
- Wellington Medical & Health Sciences Library
Includes catalogue, databases, e-journals, e-books and information on library usage and access, both physically and online.
PHARMAC site has tools to help Māori achieve whaioranga (optimal wellness) and help health professionals work more effectively with whanau.
Home site of Adrian Tan, dentist, of Auckland, N.Z. Provides an insight into various aspects of dentistry as it is practised today and more specifically at his practice. Directory of N.Z. dentists and links to international dentist organisations. Brief guidance on employment opportunities and links to employment agencies.
Website provides medical news for GPs and articles from the New Zealand Doctor newspaper. A print archive is available to subscribers; anyone can access the reports and news archives, press releases, and podcasts. Includes "Find-a-GP" service, MEDOKU puzzles, noticeboard and more.