Recent news said that there would be faster treatment of cancer patients now. It has been done after the government came into the picture and unveiled some guidelines to deal with cancers such as bowel, breast and melanoma.
Sources suggested about the confirmation of a proposal presented to government of closing all the kitchens of the hospital and replacing them with the kitchen proceedings provided by foreign contractors.
The New Zealand government has announced an investment of $200,000 for investigating more efficient methods to curb the increasing cases of childhood asthma in the country. A research project will be carried out by the researchers of University of Otago with the announced funds in the planned time period of 18 months and will be due to finish in June 2014.
On December 3, a meeting of the NZ Institute of Health Management was held in Auckland. The aim was to discuss if the level of the District Health Board governance was `fit for purpose' and it was seriously a robust debate.
Time is no far when elective surgery alone will equal the cost of all the other primary health care services, which has in some way become a reason of tension for health officials too.
It seems that it would take some more time before the scar of smoking would leave the turf of the Bay of Plenty. While there are so many efforts made by New Zealand health boards, it seems that somehow, the Bay of Plenty could not simply make the smokers understand the same.