Related links
The Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of the linked pages. We recommend that all medical information be carefully reviewed with your healthcare provider.




Health and Disability Commission
HDC website has information about the Act, Code of Rights, compliants process and advocacy services.

Medsafe
This site provides information on the regulation of medicines and medical devices in New Zealand.

Medscape
Medscape website contains the latest medical news.

Nursing Council
The Nursing Council of New Zealand is the regulatory authority responsible for the registration of nurses.

Service Planning and New Health Intervention Assessment (SPNIA)
This site includes information on the process used to make changes to health services.

State Services Commision
The State Services Commision reviews the performance of public services including health services.

Seniorline
Information for older people to make decisions about staying at home, retirement villages, homecare, day care and rest homes.

SuperSeniors
The SuperSeniors Website is run through the Ministry of Social Development and the Office for Senior Citizens. The website exists to provide older New Zealanders with information to help them age positively.

New Zealand Heart Foundation
The NZ Heart Foundation helps people affected by heart disease.

Beating the Blues
Beating the Blues helps those people affected by depression and anxiety.

Regional Cancer Treatment Service link
The Regional Cancer Treatment Service provide cancer treatment services to patients living in the Taranaki, Whanganui, Tarawhiti, Hawkes Bay and MidCentral District Health Board areas.

Attitudelive.com
Attitudelive.com is a producer of stories showcasing possibilities for people with disabilities.



NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT LINKS:
Ministry of Health
District Health Board links
HIIRC - Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre
Health Research Council of NZ
Mental Health Commission (NZ)
National Health Board
New Zealand Government online  
Statistics New Zealand
Te Puni Kokiri - Ministry of Maori Development
Human Rights Commission

NEW ZEALAND HEALTH SECTOR LINKS
Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
Cancer Society of NZ
Central Cancer Network
Eldernet – an online database of services for elderly people
Head Injury Society of New Zealand 
Health and Disability Commissioner 
Mental Health Foundation (NZ)
Kiwi Health Jobs - NZ health jobs portal
Pharmac
Quality Health New Zealand
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
SPINZ (Suicide Prev. NZ)
Seniorline
Werry Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health