Ministry of health is in news for its Bureaucratic tapism, once again. As per the reports, Health Minister Tony Ryall had announced $24.38 million to construct the first part of the board's master site project for Wakari and Dunedin Hospitals. Adding to the woes, Southern District Health Board has to shell out more money to support the capital work.
There used to be a time when Professor Paul Connett preferred to just teach environmental chemistry and toxicology at St Lawrence University in New York and never paid any heed to the hot fluoride debate going on.
It was not less than a heroic act when two Bi-Lo Center cleaning crew members rescued a newborn baby from a women’s room toilet, as her mother deserted him there after giving birth.
Recalling their brave initiative, Eder Serrano and Marco Calle explained that the baby did not seem to be breathing when they pulled him out of the toilet. Soon after that they took him to a fold out changing table while Serrano called 911.
An advisory has been issued by health authorities regarding a popular swimming spot in Christchurch. The presence of faecal bacteria in high amounts has been discovered by health officials in samples that were collected near the Main North Road Bridge from the Waimakariri River.
It seems that Kiwis are slowly turning into couch potatoes, as a recently published report has informed that an average Kiwi ends up spending an astounding 202 minutes in front of a TV screen on a daily basis. The new statistics mean that television continues to be the most popular habit in the country.
A new building at the Middlemore Hospital that will come up in a matter of time is sure to bring prosperity to the area, as a mauri stone has been buried where the building will be built. In order to observe the ceremony more than 50 members of staff at the hospital showed up for the burial.