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2017 (13)

Network News - Monday 27 November 2017

Ata marie whanau,

Kia ora whanau,

The Auckland Review of Head and Neck Services


None of us are mind readers. And, this I know is true, I cannot see the future. So for the Network to accurately represent your interests in treatment, care and support, we need your help. Please read the report from the Auckland Review…

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Network News - Monday 13 November 2017

Kia ora whanau,

EPatient Dave Visit

It was a great honour to meet Dave de Bronkhart. Dave was a guest of the Waitemata DHB. He spoke to WDHB as part of the CEO lecture series. He kindly shared his time with a smaller workshop which some of us from the Network attended.

Dave's story is moving and fascinating, as his cancer treatment was recommended not by his health care professionals, but through a online patient discussion board. Dave's treatment…

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Opening Statement World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2017

 

Tena koutou,

Kia ora from Auckland, New Zealand.

We, the Head and Neck Cancer Survivor's Support Network are first to recognise World Head and Neck Cancer Day 2017. We welcome all patient groups around the world to connect, support and advocate for…

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Network News - 10 July 2017

Who said this about the New Zealand health system? "We have a world-class health system but third class treatment, and we have the capacity to make a big difference. Not enough people with the greatest need are getting access to our services because we're stuck in a 19th-century view, but it's the 21st century."

Not me, and I do agree.…

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This initiative promotes free screening clinics for oral, head and neck cancer awareness week. We are looking at doing something similar in New Zealand. If you know of any clinician who would like to be involved, let us know. headandnecknetwork@gmail.com If you specialist is not offering this for Head and Neck Cancer Day (27 July, 2017) then you might like to invite them to get involved. …

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