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    Mental Health and Addiction: Service Use 2015/16

    19 July 2018

    These tables present a summary of the mental health and addiction services provided in New Zealand in 2015/16. Included are the demographics of users of mental health and addiction services, client referral pathways, the types of services provided, the outcome of the services and legal status and diagnosis information.

  2. Health and Independence Report 2017

    Health and Independence Report 2017

    16 July 2018

    The Health and Independence Report is the Director-General of Health’s annual report on the state of public health in New Zealand. The 2017 report presents an overview of the health of New Zealanders drawing on a range of sources.

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    Pacific Islands Families Study 2014: Mother and youth gambling report

    04 July 2018

    This report is part of the longitudinal Pacific Islands Families (PIF) Study conducted by AUT, which is following a cohort of Pacific children born in 2000, and their parents. The study has expanded our knowledge of gambling behaviours and risk factors for Pacific youth and their mothers, with the longitudinal nature of the study allowing some exploration of changes over time.

  4. Posthumous Reproduction.

    Posthumous Reproduction: A review of the current Guidelines for the Storage, Use, and Disposal of Sperm from a Deceased Man to take into account gametes and embryos

    03 July 2018

    ACART are undertaking the first stage of a consultation to assess the need for change in how we regulate posthumous reproduction in New Zealand. Posthumous reproduction involves the use of a person’s sperm or eggs, after their death. 

  5. Annual Report on Drinking-water Quality 2016-2017

    Annual Report on Drinking-water Quality 2016-2017

    29 June 2018

    The Annual Report on Drinking-water Quality 2016-17 describes drinking-water quality for all registered networked drinking-water supplies that served populations of more than 100 people from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

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    Code of Practice for Dental Radiology: ORS C4

    28 June 2018

    The Code of Practice for Dental Radiology applies to all activities associated with radiological equipment used for intra-oral, panoramic and cephalometric dental procedures. It provides details necessary to comply with the Radiation Safety Act 2016.

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    Top Tips for Improving Your Acute Demand Management

    20 June 2018

    This document is designed to identify gaps in local acute service delivery. It provides tips on how to implement strategies for teams, departments and organisations wanting to see improved practice and improved health outcomes for their patients.

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    Molecular Testing of Colorectal Cancers in New Zealand: Minimum standards for molecular testing of newly diagnosed colorectal cancers

    20 June 2018

    The molecular testing standards set out the expected level of testing for patients who have received a new diagnosis of colorectal cancer

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    National Travel Assistance Scheme Review: Summary of surveys

    20 June 2018

    This report is a summary of the feedback received from participants in two surveys about the National Travel Assistance Scheme.  Those surveyed were patients, their support people, and others working with the Scheme. The report provides some of the key statistics from each survey question, but the main focus is on summarising responders’ comments and providing direct quotes as examples of the views expressed.

  10. Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

    Report on the biological monitoring of selected chemicals of concern

    19 June 2018

    This report presents the results of the first comprehensive national biological monitoring programme for selected chemicals of concern in New Zealand.

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