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Network News 15 October 2018

Kia ora,

this week we ask you to respond to our email to you. Your committee are focused on meeting your needs. We need to know from you what are your important, and urgent needs. Over the next week we will email each of you to find out how you are doing, and how we can help you or your family/whanau and friends. Please respond to the email so we can take action on your behalf.

A Sensitive and Real Issue
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Weekly Wednesday 5 September 2018

New appointments to Waikato and Counties Manukau DHBs

Health Minister Dr David Clark has announced new appointments to the Waikato and Counties Manukau District Health Boards.

Current chair of Bay of Plenty DHB Sally Webb has been appointed chair of Waikato DHB, while former Speaker of the House and law professor Margaret Wilson will bring valuable legal insight to her role as deputy chair.

“No one should…

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Keytruda is approved by MedSafe

You probably all know that immunotherapy is one of the most promising avenues for future cancer treatment with “checkpoint inhibitors” like Keytruda leading the way. Keytruda is already funded for melanoma and a few other cancers here in New Zealand but with the recent approval of the drug by Medsafe, the way is paved for it to…

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Happy with your treatment experience?

Please share your thoughts on your recent treatment experience. This can be at any stage of your cancer journey, pre treatment, treatment, post treatment, and survivorship. 

You can take our survey as many times as you like, and we encourage you to have your family/whanau and carers share their thoughts as well. Click the link to share your thoughts.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PatientNZ

 

 

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