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Newsletter of the Advisory Group for National Child and Youth Networks

November 2015 Issue

November Feature:
Update from the Chairs
Eating is not always an option ...
Quality Improvements
Hannah's Story

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The Montgomery Spencer Memorial Oration (given by Prof Kevin Pringle at the PSNZ Annual Scientific Meeting, November 2014)

Frederick Montgomery Spencer (3 October 1893-12 June 1943)



  • Encourage and promote the study and advancement of the science and practice of paediatrics, child health nursing and other professional practices involved with child health
  • Generally to promote the health and welfare of children in New Zealand consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child.
  • Advocate for children on all issues related to their health at a local, regional and national level.
  • Provide information to the public of New Zealand on all matters that concern the health and welfare of children.
  • Advance public education and awareness of the science and practice of paediatrics, child health and welfare of children.
  • Maintenance of the highest possible level of the scientific and ethical practice in the health care of children in New Zealand.

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