Healthcare IT providers petition Privacy Commissioner on PHO

Breach of patient privacy alleged against ProCare Health Supplied Content Auckland, July 19, 2018 A concern has been raised with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner about a potential privacy breach involving a large number of identifiable medical records. Four key New Zealand and Australasian healthcare IT players – HealthLink, Medtech Global Limited, My Practice and Best Practice Software New…

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Three-Day event glorifies Yoga in the United Kingdom

Supplied Content London, July 19, 2018 The message from the International Yoga Day meeting held in the British Parliament on June 21, 2018 addressed by politicians, scientists, doctors and academics, and attended by over 150 invited guests was that the National Health Service (NHS) urgently needs to work with Yoga and other Indian Traditional Sciences to meet the changing health…

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Government partners with Councils for youth employment

Supplied Content Wellington, July 18, 2018 The Ministers of Local Government, Youth, Employment, and Building and Construction today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mayors Taskforce for Jobs establishing a new partnership to get more young people into work. The Mayors Taskforce for Jobs helps promote the economic well-being of young people through advocacy projects, partnerships with best-practice organisations,…

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New guidelines to assist RMA compliance

Supplied Content Wellington, July 17, 2018 New guidelines released today by Environment Minister David Parker are intended to assist councils in their monitoring, compliance and enforcement duties under the Resource Management Act. Following is his Statement: Rule of Law Enforcement of the rule of law will always be essential to encourage broader compliance. This is true in criminal, transport, taxation…

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KiwiSaver default providers must be regulated

Academics support critics Supplied Content Auckland, July 17, 2018 Yesterday’s open letter (see separate posting on Indian Newslink website and Facebook) from nine Independent Financial Advisers to the Financial Markets Authority and other regulators criticising the current KiwiSaver model for its conservative strategy of investment, has raised some very important issues according to the University of Auckland’s Retirement Policy and…

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