Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated solely to people over 65 years old. They promote dignity, wellbeing, equity and respect and provide expert information and support services in response to older people's needs.
Diabetes New Zealand Incorporated is a charity that represents and supports people with diabetes. We’ve been supporting Kiwis with information and resources to help identify and manage diabetes symptoms for more than 50 years.
Life can be fragile and you never know when the ability to make your own decisions could be taken from you through sickness or injury. Having an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) means you can have peace of mind that you have decided, ahead of time, who you trust to make decisions for you if you can’t decide for yourself. It’s important for every adult, whatever their age, to take steps to create an EPA.
The purpose of the Health and Disability Commissioner is to promote and protect the rights of consumers as set out in the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights. This includes resolving complaints in a fair, timely, and effective way.
The Health Navigator website provides one place for New Zealanders to find reliable and trustworthy health information and self-care resources. It focuses on promoting clear, consistent messages that enable users to get the information they need at the time they need it.
HPA leads and delivers innovative, high-quality and cost-effective programmes to help with alcohol, immunisation, gambling harm, nutrition, physical activity, mental health, skin cancer protection, tobacco control and more.
The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) is a nationwide organisation based at The University of Auckland providing New Zealanders with independent, factual information about vaccine-preventable diseases and the benefits and risks of immunisation. We also provide training for health professionals, national immunisation coordination and policy advice and research.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life. Most STIs are curable, and the rest are manageable with good treatment and care.
Helping people to find and access the health, social, wellbeing and housing support they need to live well - whether that means advocating for someone to make it easier to access services, or helping them find a place to call home.
The National Screening Unit is responsible for the safety, effectiveness and quality of the following screening programmes; breast, cervical and bowel screening, and newborn metabolic and hearing screening.
New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under 5. Plunket works together with families and communities, to ensure the best start for every child. Whānau āwhina - caring for families.
Providing Ambulance Services throughout New Zealand will always be a core activity for St John, however we’re also playing an increasing role in meeting the broader health needs of New Zealand communities.
The Well Child programme is a package of universal health services offered free to all New Zealand families/whānau for children from birth to 5 years. The programme includes 12 core contacts as well as a general practitioner check at 6 weeks, linked to the 6-week immunisations.