April 2020

30
Apr

MySkill Partners With MSD For Free Health Courses with NZQA Unit Standards

MySkill, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, is now offering free online Community Health courses with NZQA Unit Standards. This initiative aims to provide free access to higher education for all New Zealanders, and a pathway for more people into a health job, and boost the sector especially during the battle against COVID-19. “As the only national training

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29
Apr

Freedom Alarms is an essential service

Are you feeling isolated and have ongoing medical conditions? Even as we respond to Covid-19, Freedom Medical Alarm means you have a direction connection to emergency assistance if you need it, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Freedom Medical Alarms is a Joint Venture with HealthCare NZ and Wellington Free Ambulance and we are an essential business
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24
Apr

New Zealand Health Group response to the article posted on 24 April 2020 by E tū

Please attribute to: Josephine Gagan, New Zealand Health Group Chief Executive, (on behalf of  HealthCare NZ)   Our COVID-19 Management Response Committee has been very proactive and doing everything possible to ensure the health and safety of our staff and clients during this pandemic. We fully support the need for our staff to access Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As such,

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3
Apr

Government Wage and Subsidy Announcement

On 2 April, the Government announced an extension of the wage subsidy scheme to support essential workers who cannot work during the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the scheme, workers will be paid the same rate as the wage subsidy announced earlier, of $585.80 per week for full-time workers and $350 per week for part-time workers if they cannot work due to

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