Ministry of Health newsletters

The Ministry publishes a range of regular newsletters.

COVID-19 message from the Director-General of Health

Latest COVID-19 updates to the health sector from Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield.


Disability Support Services newsletter

Latest updates for the health and disability sector on the work of Disability Support Services.


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.


HealthCERT Bulletin

A quarterly newsletter that provides users and providers of certified health services with updates, research and information to help answer commonly asked questions.


Health Improvement and Innovation Digest

Health Improvement and Innovation Digest shares research that can help drive innovation and quality improvement.


Health Workforce update

Monthly newsletter from Deputy Director-General Anna Clark.


Mental Health & Addiction update

The latest information on our work to implement the Government’s response to He Ara Oranga: The report of the Mental Health Inquiry and other priority projects.


National Bowel Screening Programme update

Monthly updates on the National Bowel Screening Programme.


National Enrolment Service update

Updates on the National Enrolment Service transition and implementation.


Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge Bulletin

This fortnightly email newsletter has a New Zealand focus and provides links to new research, evaluations, guidance, resources and upcoming events on the topics of nutrition, physical activity, obesity, sport and recreation in relation to health and wellbeing. Key international literature and guidance from similar jurisdictions is also featured.


Office of the Chief Nurse sector update

Easy access to information on nursing initiatives.


Prescriber Update

Prescriber Update is written for healthcare professionals to provide information on safety concerns with medicines and medical devices.


Screening Matters

Screening Matters is the on-line newsletter of the National Screening Unit.

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