Statement: Primodos

News article

20 March 2017

The Ministry of Health and Medsafe are aware of public interest around the product Primodos.

Any indications that a medicine may have caused serious adverse effects are treated extremely seriously by both the Ministry of Health and Medsafe.

Stop Smoking Practitioner


  • Do you get excited about helping people to change their lives?
  • Are you interested in a career in health?
  • Are you confident with technology and willing to learn new skills?
  • Are you self-driven and able to work well in a team environment?


Clinical Director/Urgent Care Doctor


Whanganui Accident & Medical is seeking applications from an experienced and motivated FRNZCUC qualified doctor, for the key role of Clinical Director/Urgent Care Doctor. This is a permanent .5 to 1 FTE position (hours by negotiation), responsible for the urgent care medical team.

The applicant will be working in a stimulating environment, providing urgent care to a diverse urban and rural population.

WDHB advises people to look after their mental health over Christmas

Media Release
8 December 2016

While Christmas can be a little stressful for some, it can be harder for those with mental ill-health says WDHB associate director of nursing (Mental Health Service) Jeff Hammond who this week, issued five tips to help people maintain good mental health over Christmas.

New Breastfeeding App

Health professions and mothers welcome new breastfeeding app

Mothers and health professionals have welcomed a new smart phone app because it provides “one source of information all on one app, reducing the need for lots of resources.”

BreastFedNZ is a free app available on Apple and Android devices which provides simple, consumer focused information alongside illustrations, photos, video clips, web links and personal stories.