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Media Releases

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
Media release 3 May 2022 Significant gaps in asthma care in children needs addressing says Paediatric Society 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…
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
Media release 3 March 2022 Caring for tamariki and rangatahi at home with COVID-19 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…
23 Feb 2022
Media release 23 February 2022 Call for children with rare disorders to get greater health equity The Paediatric Society of NZ/Te Kāhui Mātai Arotamariki o Aotearoa are calling for changes to be made to how New Zealand children with rare disorders are diagnosed,…
18 Nov 2021
Media release 18 November 2021 New information available to support children returning to school from lockdown As Auckland children return to school post lockdown information about how to reassure any child feeling a bit anxious can now be found on the KidsHealth…
17 Nov 2021
Media release 17 November 2021 Keep preterm babies with their mothers, says Paediatric Society Some preterm babies should be kept with their mothers rather than taken to neonatal or special care units, says the Paediatric Society of New Zealand (PSNZ). Paediatric…
15 Nov 2021
Media release 15 November 2021 Research paper on neonatal breastfeeding wins award A research paper on nutritional management of moderate to late preterm babies has won Liggins Institute PhD candidate Tanith Alexander the Paediatric Society’s New Investigator…
15 Nov 2021
Media release 14 November 2021 Diabetes technology should be available for all children, says Paediatric Society The Paediatric Society of New Zealand is calling for improved access to diabetes technology for all children with diabetes as part of World Diabetes…
11 Nov 2021
New information available to reassure wāhine about the Covid-19 vaccine and pregnancy 11 November 2021 Information to reassure wāhine concerned about getting the Covid-19 vaccination while they are hapū can now be found on the KidsHealth website at…
21 Sep 2021
Media release 21 September 2021 New programme aims to improve respiratory outcomes for tamariki A new programme called ‘Koira 4 Rukahukahu’ or ‘Lungs 4 Life’ has recently been launched by the Northern Regional Alliance encompassing the three Auckland Metro DHBs…
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