Grey Matter newsletter

Grey Matter is compiled by the Ministry of Health Library and provides access to a selection of the most recent NGO, Think Tank, and International Government reports that are relevant to the health context. Information will be arranged by topic, allowing readers to quickly locate their key areas of interest. Topics will vary each issue, depending upon key publications that have been made during the last month.  Email library@moh.govt.nz if you would like to subscribe.


Issue 51 November 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Mental Health & Addiction, Health of Older People, Workforce, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Public Health, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Nutrition, Family Violence, Long-Term Conditions, Cancer, Person-centred Care, Inequalities, Social Care & Disability, Health Technology

Issue 51, 2017 November (pdf, 601 KB)
Issue 51, 2017 November (doc,  318 KB)


Issue 50 October 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Social Care, Health Equity, Public Health, Mental Health, Health Promotion & Prevention, Workforce, Child, Youth, & Family Health, Communication, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform

Issue 50, 2017 October (pdf,  252 KB)
Issue 50, 2017 October (doc, 278 KB)


Issue 49 September 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Trends & Innovations, Integration, Health Research, Technology, & Information, Public Health, Workforce, Health of Older People, Cancer, Disability & Social Care, Inequalities, Mental Health & Addiction

Issue 49, 2017 September (pdf,  503 KB)
Issue 49, 2017 September (doc, 214 KB)


Issue 48 August 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Family Violence, Health Information & Research, Integrated Care, Equity, Public Health, Cancer, Genetics, Substance Use & Addiction, Workforce, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Quality & Safety, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Health of Older People, Primary Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Disability & Social Care.

Issue 48, 2017 August (pdf,  419 KB)
Issue 48, 2017 August (doc, 324 KB)


Issue 47 July 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs, & Reform; Mental Health; Public & Global Health; Child, Youth, & Maternal Health; Cancer; Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity; Drug & Alcohol Use; Health Information, Research & Technology; Primary Care; Health Equity; Health of Older People; Quality & Safety; Workforce.
 

Issue 47, 2017 July (pdf, 253 KB)
Issue 47, 2017 July (docx, 220 KB)


Issue 46 June 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Primary Care, Public & Global Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Cancer & Palliative Care, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Disability & Social Care, Addiction, Drugs, & Alcohol Use, Multimorbidities, Workforce, Health of Older People

Issue 46, 2017 June (pdf, 371 KB)
Issue 46, 2017 June (docx, 220 KB)


Issue 45 May 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Reducing Inequalities, Drug & Alcohol Use, Health of Older People, Primary Care, Workforce, Social Care, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Mental Health, Public Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Quality & Safety, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms

Issue 45, 2017 May (pdf,  339 KB)
Issue 45, 2017 May (docx,  215 KB)


Issue 44 April 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Inequalities, Physical Activity, Nutrition, & Obesity, Public Health, Health of Older People, Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Use, Quality & Safety, Health Innovations, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Workforce, Primary Care, Health Information & Research, Disability & Social Care

Issue 44, 2017 April (pdf, 348 KB)
Issue 44, 2017 April (docx, 218 KB)


Issue 43 March 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health, Health of Older People, Social Care, Primary Care, Mental Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Health Information, Research & Technology, Integrated Care, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Cancer, Inequalities, Health Systems, Costs & Reform, Oral Health, Health Workforce

Issue 43, 2017 March (pdf, 415 KB)
Issue 43, 2017 March (docx, 219  KB)


Issue 42 February 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Health Information & Research, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Public Health, End of Life Care, Inequalities, Drug Use, Health of Older People, Social Care

Issue 42, 2017 February (pdf, 325 KB)
Issue 42, 2017 February (docx,  212 KB)


Issue 41 January 2017

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Public Health, Reducing Inequalities, Health Workforce, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Social Care, Alcohol & Drug Use, Mental Health, Health Research & Information, Quality & Safety, End of Life Care

Issue 41, 2017 January (pdf, 603 KB)
Issue 41, 2017 January (docx, 213 KB)


Issue 40 December 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Long-Term Conditions, Health Inequalities, Health of Older People, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Social Care, Workforce, Mental Health & Addiction, Primary Care, Health Research, Cancer & End of Life Care, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health

Issue 40, 2016 December (pdf, 441 KB)
Issue 40, 2016 December (docx, 225 KB)


Issue 39 November 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Workforce, Health Information & Technology, Public Health, Mental Health, Disability & Social Care, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Reducing Inequalities, Primary Care, Secondary Care

Issue 39, 2016 November (pdf, 299 KB)
Issue 39, 2016 November (docx, 223 KB)


Issue 38 October 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health, Workforce, Long-Term Conditions, Health of Older People, Mental Health & Addiction, Cancer & Palliative Care, Primary Care, Inequalities, Disability Services, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Person-Centred Approaches, Health Research & Information Technology

Issue 38, 2016 October (pdf,  440 KB)
Issue 38, 2016 October (docx, 219 KB)


Issue 37 September 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs & Reforms, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Quality & Safety, Population & Public Health, Inequalities, Disability & Social Care, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Health Information, Health of Older People, Workforce, and Mental Health

Issue 37, 2016 September (pdf,  283 KB)
Issue 37, 2016 September (docx, 216 KB)


Issue 36 August 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Integrated Care, Health Systems, Costs & Reforms, Workforce, Health Innovation & Technology, Person-Centred Care, Disability & Social Care, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Quality & Safety, Building Equity, Health of Older People, Primary Care, Mental Health, Long-Term Conditions, Cancer & End of Life Care

Issue 36, 2016 August (pdf,   270 KB)
Issue 36, 2016 August (docx,  223 KB)


Issue 35 July 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Public Health, Mental Health & Addiction, Tobacco Control, Primary Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Health Systems, Costs & Reform, Health Information & Technology, Inequalities, Cancer & Palliative Care, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Staff & Consumer Engagement, Disability & Social Care

Issue 35, 2016 July (pdf,  257 KB)
Issue 35, 2016 July (docx, 221 KB)


Issue 34 June 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs & Reforms, Health Innovations, Nutrition, Obesity & Physical Activity, Primary Care, Inequalities, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Public Health, Community Engagement, Quality & Safety, Mental Health & Addiction, Health of Older People, Social Care, Health Workforce, End of Life Care, Workplace Wellness

Issue 34, 2016 June (pdf, 220 KB)
Issue 34, 2016 June (docx, 302  KB)


Issue 33 May 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs and Reform, Health Research, Information and Technology, Mental Health and Addiction, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Child, Youth and Maternal Health, Inequalities, Cancer and End of Life Care, Long-Term Conditions, Health of Older People, Disability and Social Care, Workforce, Public and Global Health, Primary Care, Surgery, Drug and Alcohol Use

Issue 33, 2016 May (pdf, 416 KB)
Issue 33, 2016 May (docx,  554 KB)


Issue 32 April 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Disability and Social Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Tobacco Control, Health Information, Research and Technology, Primary Care, Health of Older People, Quality and Safety, Child, Youth, and Maternal Health, Inequalities, Public Health, Health Systems, Costs and Reform, Cancer and End of Life Care, Mental Health

Issue 32, 2016 April (pdf,  137 KB)
Issue 32, 2016 April (docx,  549 KB)


Issue 31 March 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs, and Reform, Health Research, Mental Health, Disability and Social Care, Public Health, Person-Centred Care, Quality and Safety, Health Technology, Cancer and Palliative Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Child, Youth, and Maternal Health, Health of Older People,
Workforce

Issue 31, 2016 March (pdf, 140 KB)
Issue 31, 2016 March (docx, 548 KB)


Issue 30 February 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Quality & Safety, Inequality, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Public & Global Health, Long-Term Conditions, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Cancer & Palliative Care, Disability & Social Care, Health Research

Issue 30, 2016 February (pdf, 127 KB)
Issue 30, 2016 February (docx, 547 KB)


Issue 29 January 2016

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Public Health, Inequalities, Disability & Social Care, Long-Term Conditions, Health of Older People, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Workforce, Palliative Care, Mental Health, Quality & Safety,  Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Health Technology

Issue 29, 2016 January (pdf, 134 KB)
Issue 29, 2016 January (docx,  546 KB)


Issue 28 December 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Quality & Safety, Child, Youth, & Maternity, Long-Term Conditions & Complex Needs, Health of Older People, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Inequalities, Mental Health, Health Information, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Drugs & Alcohol, Public Health, Cancer, Social Care & Services

Issue 28, 2015 December (pdf,  203 KB)
Issue 28, 2015 December (docx, 550 KB)


Issue 27 November 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Health Systems, Innovations, & Costs, Health of Older People, Cancer & End of Life Care, Workforce, Quality & Safety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Public Health, Social Care, Drugs & Alcohol, Health Research & Information

Issue 27, 2015 November (pdf, 395 KB)
Issue 27, 2015 November (docx,  547 KB)


Issue 26 October 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Cancer & Palliative Care, Health of Older People, Disability & Social Care, Workforce, Health Research & Information, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Inequalities, Quality & Safety, Physical Activity, Nutrition, & Obesity, Public Health, Long-Term Conditions, Drugs & Alcohol, Mental Health & Well Being

Issue 26, 2015 October (pdf, 440 KB)
Issue 26, 2015 October (docx, 551 KB)


Issue 25 September 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Quality & Safety, Inequalities, Child, Youth, & Family, Public Health, Health of Older People, Cancer & Palliative Care, Primary & Integrated Care, Person-Centred Care, Health Information & Research, Long-Term Conditions, Health Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Alcohol & Drugs, Social Care & Disability, Mental Health , Workplace Wellness, Workforce

Issue 25, 2015 September (pdf, 300 KB)
Issue 25, 2015 September (docx, 549 KB)


Issue 24 August 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health, Primary Care, Long-Term Conditions, Reducing Inequalities, Workplace Wellness, Cancer & Palliative Care, Social Care & Disabilities, Quality & Safety, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Person-Centred Care, Health of Older People, Mental Health, Child, Youth, & Families, Health Workforce, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Alcohol & Drugs

Issue 24, 2015 August (pdf, 417 KB)
Issue 24, 2015 August (docx, 552 KB)


Issue 23 July 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Long-Term Conditions, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Indigenous Health & Community, Workforce, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Social Care & Disability, Health of Older People, Public Health, Mental Health, Drugs, & Alcohol, Consumer-Centred Care, Primary Care, Cancer & Palliative Care

Issue 23, 2015 July (pdf, 264 KB)
Issue 23, 2015 July (docx, 554 KB)


Issue 22 June 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health, Workforce, Tobacco Control, Mental Health, Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Drugs, Alcohol, & Addiction, Community & Social Care, Cancer & Palliative Care

Issue 22, 2015 June (pdf, 374 KB)
Issue 22, 2015 June (docx, 558 KB)


Issue 21 May 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Integration, Collaboration & Systems, Public & Community Health, Medicines & Therapeutics, Engagement, Nursing, Health Information, Research & Technology, Cancer & Palliative Care, Primary Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Diabetes, Mental Health, Health of Older People

Issue 21, 2015 May (pdf,  214 KB)
Issue 21, 2015 May (docx,  552 KB)


Issue 20 April 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Change & Improvement, Health of Older People, Medicine, Devices & Equipment, Inequalities, Cancer & End of Life Care, Drugs, Alcohol, & Mental Health, Community Health, Public Health, Disability & Social Care, Person-Centered Care, Primary Care, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Health Systems, Reforms & Costs,  Workforce
 

Issue 20, 2015 April (pdf, 301 KB)
Issue 20, 2015 April (docx, 560 KB)


Issue 19 March 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public & Global Health, Health & Communication, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Integration, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Health of Older People, Prevention & Long-Term Conditions, Mental Health, Cancer & End of Life Care, Health Systems, Costs, & Reform, Quality & Safety, Inequalities

Issue 19, 2015 March (pdf,  292 KB)
Issue 19, 2015 March (docx, 557 KB)


Issue 18 January 2015

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Costs & Reforms, Social Care & Disability, Health of Older People, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Cancer & Palliative Care, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Inequalities, Quality & Safety, Public Health, Mental Health, Global Health, Health Information & Research, Primary Care, Workforce

Issue 18, 2015 January (pdf,  490 KB)
Issue 18, 2015 January (docx,  567 KB)


Issue 17 December 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Person-Centred Care, Quality & Safety, Pharmaceuticals, Inequalities, Public Health, Health Systems, Costs & Reforms,  Primary Care, Mental Health & Addiction, Long-Term Conditions, Workforce, Health of Older People, Family Violence, Health Information, Research & Technology, Nutrition, Obesity, & Physical Activity, Health of Children & Young People

Issue 17, 2014 December (pdf,  160 KB)
Issue 17, 2014 December (docx, 561 KB)


Issue 16 November 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Quality & Safety, Systems, Costs, & Reforms, Child & Youth Health, Pharmaceutical Policy, Public & Patient Engagement, Long-Term Conditions, Inequalities, Public Health, Mental Health, Cancer & Palliative Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Integration & Collaboration, Health of Older People, Health Promotion, Health Information & Technology, Primary Care

Issue 16, 2014 November (pdf, 370 KB)
Issue 16, 2014 November (docx, 569 KB)


Issue 15 October 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Public Health Issues, Systems, Costs & Reform, Inequality, Child & Youth Health, Workforce, Social Care, Health of Older People, Cancer & End of Life Care, Drugs/Pharmaceutical Policy & Evidence, Person-Centred Initiatives, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Health Information & Knowledge, Surgery, Global Health

Issue 15, 2014 October (pdf, 432 KB)
Issue 15, 2014 October (docx, 568 KB)


Issue 14 September 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Quality & Safety, Improvement Initiatives, Workforce, Nutrition, Physical Activity & Obesity, Health Information & Research, Mental Health, Child, Youth & Maternal Health, Cancer & Palliative Care, Disability & Social Care, Inequalities, Health of Older People, Family Violence, Drugs, Alcohol & Addiction, Acute & Emergency Care, Public Health, Global Health

Issue 14, 2014 September (pdf, 372 KB)
Issue 14, 2014 September (docx, 565  KB)


Issue 13 August 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Innovation & Change, Mental Health & Addiction, Health of Older People, Care & Caregivers, Inequalities, Health Information & Technologies, Primary Care, Global Health, Public Health, Antimicrobial Resistance, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Quality & Safety, Workforce


Issue 12 July 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Cancer & Palliative Care, Mental Health, Health Information, Quality & Safety, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Child & Youth Health, Health Literacy, Drugs, Alcohol, & Addiction, Inequalities, Workforce, Health of Older People, Research Methods in Health


Issue 11 June 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Global Health, Health Workforce, Health Systems, Reform, & Costs, Improvement, Innovation, & Leadership, Health Data, Measures, & Methods, Tobacco Control, Inequalities, Health of Older People, Long-Term Conditions, Cancer & End of Life Care, Mental Health & Addiction, Patient & Public Empowerment, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity


Issue 10 May 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Mental Health & Addiction, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Inequalities, Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Health of Older People, Public Health, Long-Term Conditions, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Workforce, Primary Care, Health Information & Research, Planning, Disability, and Health Quality & Safety


Issue 9 April 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health of Older People, Inequalities, Mental Health & Addiction, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Quality & Safety, Patient & Stakeholder Engagement, Urgent Care, Disability & Social Care, Global Health, Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Workforce, Health Technology & Information, Cancer, Public Health


Issue 8 March 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Service Delivery, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Health Systems, Innovation, & Costs, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Health Information & Technology, Long-Term Conditions, Primary Care, Health of Older People, Health Quality & Safety, Evidence-Based Practice, Management, Public Health, Mental Health & Addiction, Palliative Care


Issue 7 February 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Health Systems, Reform, & Economics, Workforce, Mental Health & Addiction, Cancer & Palliative Care, Integrated Care, Inequalities, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Public & Global Health, Health Information & Technology, Long-Term Conditions, Disability


Issue 6 January 2014

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Long-Term Conditions & Non-Communicable Disease, Public Health, Mental Health & Addiction, Health Systems, Reforms, & Costs, Workforce, Disabilities, Research & Evaluation, Inequalities, Health of Older People, Cancer & Palliative Care, Health Promotion, Acute Care & Emergency Medicine


Issue 5 December 2014

Key areas of interest this issue include: Health Systems, Reform, & Costs, Integrated Care, Mental Health & Addiction, Health Inequalities, Pharmacy & Medicines, Global Health, Primary Care, Cancer & End of Life Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Health of Older People, Child, Youth, & Maternal Health, Public Health, NGOs/Voluntary Sector, Tobacco, Workforce, Disability & Social Care


Issue 4 November 2013

Key areas of interest in this issue include: Workforce, Child & Youth Health, Health of Older People, Health Systems, Reform, & Costs, Integrated/Joined-Up Care, Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity, Innovation & Policy, Inequalities, Quality & Safety, Long-Term Conditions, Cancer & End of Life Care, Public Health, Mental Health & Addictions, Health Information, Disability & Social Care

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