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01 Aug 2022
New Zealand Breastfeeding Alliance (NZBA), the NZ College of Midwives and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand have joined forces to remind New Zealanders that successful breastfeeding involves the whole whānau. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), runs from 1-7…
30 Jun 2022
In the news today: Dr Tony Walls was interviewed on Today FM about the free flu vaccine for children. omny.fm Paediatric infectious Disease specialist Dr Tony Walls on free flu vaccines... Dr Danny de…
16 Jun 2022
Short interview with Danny de Lore this morning on Radio Waatea. Thanks Danny. Waatea News: Māori Radio Station – 15 Jun 22 Danny de Lore | Paediatrician, Lakes District Health Board - Waatea News:... The Pediatric Society of New…
14 Jun 2022
Winter is coming, get prepared says Paediatric Society With winter approaching, the Paediatric Society of New Zealand encourages children and whānau to take up protections against an expected surge in winter viral illnesses. Paediatric Society paediatrician, Dr…
10 Jun 2022
Article featuring Ali Leversha in Henry magazine, Taupo and Bay of Plenty’s lifestyle magazine. henry magazine – 9 Jun 22 The Impact of Masks On Children - henry magazine Masks have been a constant feature in schools during the…
30 May 2022
Tomorrow (Tuesday 31 May) is World Smokefree Day. A couple of your colleagues have been helping to raise awareness of the health issues related to young people vaping. Tomorrow morning Auckland Respiratory Specialist Colette Muir will be interviewed on Breakfast…
26 May 2022
Watermelon soda, sherbet berry grape, blue kiwi crush – they all sound harmless but for the increasing number of young people using vapes with names like these, the long-term effects are not known, says Paediatric Respiratory Specialist Associate Professor Philip…
10 May 2022
Kia ora colleagues Please find attached a position statement that has been agreed by PSNZ leadership and a group of Council members re the Māori Health Authority. We have chosen an approach which will not necessarily attract significant new media interest but is…
03 May 2022
On World Asthma Day (Tuesday 3 May) the Paediatric Society is calling for urgent action to address the ongoing significant gaps in asthma care in Aotearoa. Research has repeatedly shown that Māori, Pacific peoples and those living in our most disadvantaged…
20 Apr 2022
The Executive Committee recently approved the following Media, Public Communications and Statements Policy, please familiarise yourselves with it if you are working with the media. 2022-20-4 PSNZ Media Policy.pdf (112.1 KB)
30 Mar 2022
These guidelines have been put together for those of you who haven’t worked with the media before or need a refresher. Please note - if you are approached by the media for an interview please let our Communications Manager know - email…
03 Mar 2022
The number of tamariki and rangatahi affected by COVID-19 in New Zealand continues to rise, with many people managing the disease at home. So, how do you manage a child sick with COVID at home? Maori Paediatrician Dr Owen Sinclair says, “COVID-19 in most children…
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