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  1. Suicide Prevention Toolkit.

    Suicide Prevention Toolkit for District Health Boards

    27 February 2015

    The Ministry of Health has developed this Suicide Prevention Toolkit to support DHBs implement suicide prevention and postvention activities within their regions.

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    Report on the Performance of General Practices in Whānau Ora Collectives as at September 2014

    24 February 2015

    Summary, , This report focuses on the performance of general practices in Whānau Ora collectives – using results from the software package HealthStat, which collects an anonymous summary of patien

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    Using Practitioner Supply Orders and Standing Orders in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme

    17 February 2015

    This document provides guidance for dispensing and supplying antibiotics in the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme sore throat management services through practitioner supply orders and the use of standing orders. Sore throat management services include school-based programmes, rapid response clinics and other clinics that are part of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme.

  4. Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years)

    Food and Nutrition Guidelines for Healthy Children and Young People (Aged 2–18 years): A background paper

    16 February 2015

    This background paper provides evidence-based technical information and best practice recommendations on nutrition and physical activity for health practitioners working with children and young people.

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    Māori Provider Development Scheme (MPDS): 2015/16 Purchasing Intentions

    04 February 2015

    The Māori Provider Development Scheme 2015/16: Purchasing Intentions guide the Ministry of Health (the Ministry) and District Health Boards (DHBs) during the funding round for 2015/16.

  6. Alcohol Use 2012/13.

    Alcohol Use 2012/13: New Zealand Health Survey

    04 February 2015

    This report presents information on patterns of alcohol consumption, alcohol use by pregnant women, and alcohol availability and use in 2012/13.

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    Annual Report on Drinking-Water Quality 2013-14

    27 January 2015

    The Annual Report on Drinking-Water Quality 2013/14 describes the drinking-water quality for all registered drinking-water supplies that served populations of more than 100 people, and progress towards meeting the requirements of the Health Act 1956, from 01 July 2013 to 30 June 2014.

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    Indicators for the Well Child / Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Framework- September 2014

    05 January 2015

    This is the third Well Child / Tamariki Ora quality indicators publication, and show areas of excellence and areas for improvement. The quality indicators help support the Ministry of Health, DHBs and providers of Well Child / Tamariki Ora and related child health services to identify and prioritise areas for national and local quality improvement.

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    Mental Health and Addiction: Service use 2011/12

    19 December 2014

    These tables present a summary of the mental health and addiction services provided in New Zealand in 2011/12. Included are the demographics of users of mental health and addiction services, the types of services provided, and outcomes of treatment.

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    Code of Practice for Fluoridation of Drinking-water Supplies in New Zealand

    19 December 2014

    This Code of Practice specifies good practice for the design and operation of water fluoridation plants to ensure fluoride is added safely and effectively to water supplies.

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