24 May 2013
A total of 50kg of body fat was lost by members of the Samoan community in Sandringham after taking part in a Self-Management Education (SME) programme in April 2012.
26 Apr 2013
Global leaders have come together at the Global Vaccine Summit and pledged US$4 billion in funding for new polio eradication plan. This is more than 70% of the funds needed to wipe out all polio, all over the world by 2018. This is an incredible step forward
08 Apr 2013
B4 School checks for 4 year olds is achieving well compared to previous years.
03 Apr 2013
New Zealand is bracing itself for a strain of flu that has so far led to the death of 105 children in the United States
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22 Mar 2013
One New Zealander dies every 90 minutes from heart disease.
Visit your family doctor or nurse for a heart health check.
Your family will love you for it.
19 Mar 2013
ProCare in partnership with Health Village Action Zones and WaterSafe Auckland has created this free programme to help manage the health of our population.
15 Mar 2013
ProCare GP John Cameron discusses the benefits of flu vaccination and vaccinates the show's host live on Good Morning.
13 Mar 2013
The national influensa vaccination campaign has begun, a little earlier than previous years, in an attempt to mitigate the effect the flu has on the New Zealand population this year.
13 Mar 2013
Despite one of the hottest days this year more than 400 staff, doctors, patients, friends and family of ProCare took part in in 8.4km run Round the Bays.
04 Mar 2013
National Children’s Day is on the 3rd of March this year. The focus is on “Treasure our children”. As a part of this we want to help you treasure yours. Not many people know the ministry of health offers before school checks for children aged 4 years old.
01 Mar 2013
Health Minister Tony Ryall arrived in Auckland yesterday to see for himself the new Access to Diagnostics system that is cutting waiting lists.
28 Feb 2013
Access to ultrasound diagnostics has been improved under a new initiative through community radiology providers
22 Feb 2013
ProCare strongly endorses the recent government legislation changes to make plain packaging of tobacco products a requirement.
20 Feb 2013
Worldwide cases of influenza have been particularly high this year and so flu kits and vaccines are being made available early in an effort to mitigate the impact on the New Zealand population.
13 Feb 2013
High blood pressure is known as a “silent killer”. It can easily be determined by a quick test from your doctor or nurse.
25 Jan 2013
ProCare, New Zealand’s largest PHO, today announced the appointment of Steve Boomert as its new CEO.
16 Jan 2013
December is always a good time to reflect on the year that has been, and more importantly, it is one of the best times to start thinking about the future.
16 Jan 2013
Your GP can support you in giving up smoking for good.
21 Dec 2012
Good preparation can help reduce the need to visit a GP while on holiday. Check your prescriptions are up-to-date, book regular check-ups in advance and stock up on seasonal medications
20 Dec 2012
The Ministry of Health would like to remind New Zealanders that a change to prescription charges will be introduced on 1 January 2013.