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Help for carers of disabled family on the way

Posted 9 July 2019 by Gold FM in Health

Parents and partners of disabled people with high or very high support needs will be paid for caring for their family members, as the Government acts to restore fairness and dignity. Pay rates for family carers will also increase from the current...
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More Measles confirmed in Bay of Plenty

Posted 24 April 2019 by Gold FM in Health
Media Release: Medical Officer of Health for Toi Te Ora Public Health

Since last week, a further four cases of measles have been confirmed in the Bay of Plenty, bringing the total number of measles reported over the past month to ten. “The most recent cases are known to be linked to the earlier reported cases of...
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Check your immunity to Measles

Posted 17 April 2019 by Gold FM in Media Release and Health

There have now been six cases of measles reported in the Bay of Plenty region in the past month. “The most recent case, reported last night, is linked to the previous cases in the Mount Maunganui area,” says Dr Neil de Wet, Medical Officer of Health...
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Protect yourself and others from flu

Posted 16 April 2019 by Gold FM in Podcasts and Health

Waihi Family Doctors are having their annual Flu Vaccination Clinic for inoculations tomorrow, Wednesday 17 April. Click on our interview link below to hear more details. Registered Nurse Kay and Practice Manager Rae called into Gold FM to give some...
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Protect yourself and others from flu

Posted 15 April 2019 by Gold FM in Health

   Waihi Family Doctors are running a Flu Clinic at the Waihi Baptist Church on the corner of Kenny and Gilmour Streets this Wednesday, April 17, between 9 am and 12 pm and then between 1 pm and 4 pm. Free to those over 65, pregnant women and those...
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