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22 December 2020

Keeping R&V COVID-19 free

Health and emergency services in Gisborne are working through how they would handle a potential Covid-19 outbreak at Rhythm and Vines.If someone tested positive at the music festival, 23,000 attendees would be asked to stay where they were while health officers found and isolated the case's close contacts.Being held outdoors,...

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16 December 2020

Cardiology Care closer to home

The burden of heart disease falls unequally on Maori and Pasifika, a fate further compounded in isolated and high deprivation areas.Improving heart health inequities among people in Tairawhiti is at the forefront for a cardiology team in Gisborne who ran remote clinics up the East Coast in October.Hauora Tairawhiti's director...

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3 December 2020

Every sleep a safe sleep

Friday December 4 is National Safe Sleep Day for 2020.
THERE is fun, laughter and lots of learning, but there is also a serious side to Turanga Health's

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