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One week to collect 858 shoes for suicide awareness

Natalie Blakey is collecting pairs of shoes in Kerikeri Kia ora, Kerikeri local Natalie Blakey didn't just volunteer to collect pairs of shoes for suicide awareness, she spread the word in the media too. Natalie is helping collect shoes for YesWeCare.nz's national roadshow calling for a national suicide reduction target and an independent inquiry [...]

By | 2017-08-11T15:09:57+00:00 August 11th, 2017|What's new|0 Comments

Andy, mental health social worker

By | 2017-08-01T22:34:07+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Selfie stories, What's new|0 Comments

TVNZ: ‘Any kind of delay is totally unacceptable’ – Cancer Society + Video

YesWeCare.nz supporter Margaret Richardson had to wait 10 weeks to see her cancer specialist. She says $1.1b in health funding needed to maintain the status quo due to an increase in population and costs won't help those already missing out. Source: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/any-kind-delay-totally-unacceptable-cancer-society-says-patients-suffering-long-waits-treatment-isnt-fair

By | 2017-05-21T20:13:56+00:00 May 21st, 2017|In the media, What's new|0 Comments

$1.1b needed for health won’t help those already missing out

$1.1b needed for health won't help those already missing out The extra $1.1b required to maintain current health services won't help those already missing out, says health coalition. The senior Doctors union and the Council of Trade Unions announced today that at least $1.1b is required to maintain current health services. The unions calculated the [...]

By | 2017-05-21T09:56:04+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Press release, What's new|0 Comments

Rural Kiwis still worse off than big cities

High-resolution photos available here. Rural Kiwis will still get less care than big cities after today's ambulance funding announcement, says YesWeCare.nz. The Government announced an extra 430 St John Ambulance staff over the next four years at a press conference today. The new staffing will include around 300 new unqualified "Emergency Care Assistants" [...]

By | 2017-05-17T09:57:37+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Press release, What's new|0 Comments