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11 May

Ankles & feet – The section has been reviewed and updated.

7 May

Hip & knee replacement – The section has been reviewed and updated.

4 May

Back & neck and Ribs & breastbone – These sections have been reviewed and updated.

29 March

Teeth & mouth – The complete section has been reviewed and updated. It includes a new page about Mouth cancer.

15 March

Plant-based eating – A new page about plant-based eating, including types of vegetarian and vegan eating.

10 March

Shoulders & arms (children) and Growth plate injuries have been reviewed and updated.

8 March

Dietary suggestions for swallowing difficulties – This page has been rewritten due to changes in the IDDSI (International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative) framework. It includes new leaflets for the different levels of thickened fluids and food consistency. There's also a new page with information about Thickening fluids.

7 March

Eating well videos – Short videos with advice about eating well, including tips for choosing healthy foods, the recommended number of servings for different food groups and what a serving is.

Healthy eating information – The healthy eating factsheets have been reviewed and updated.

24 February

Coeliac disease in children, Constipation in children and Diarrhoea & vomiting in children – These sections have been reviewed and updated.

Giving birth, After childbirth and Premature birth – These sections have been reviewed and updated.

15 February

How to lose weight, How to gain weight and Dietitians – These sections have been reviewed and updated.

Healthy eating programmesAppetite for Life and Senior Chef have been removed and the new programme Puāwai – Kai has been added.

9 February

Living with an injury and Living with long-term – These sections have been reviewed and updated.

3 February

Migrant & refugee health – The section has been reviewed and updated, including a rewritten version of New Zealand healthcare system.

2 February

Child HealthKidney problems in children, Urinary problems in children, Sore bottoms in young girls and Keeping your child safe have been reviewed and updated.

COVID-19 – All the COVID-19 pages have been reviewed and brought up to date. A new page, Long COVID has been created.

20 January

Pregnancy and childbirth – Several pages have been updated, including Lead maternity carers, Midwives, Planning a pregnancy, Pregnancy & parenting education and the Pregnancy loss section.

20 December

Heart – Most of the Heart section has been reviewed and updated.

15 December

Cancer – The cancer section has been reviewed and updated (this doesn't include the specific pages about the types of cancer).

13 December

Lactose intolerance – The section has been reviewed and updated.

Summer safety – The section has been reviewed and updated.

10 December

Breastfeeding – The breastfeeding section has been reviewed and updated.

9 December

Healthy pregnancy – The section has been reviewed and updated.

2 December

Health conditions in pregnancy – This section has been reviewed and updated.

23 November

Cerebral palsy, Colds in children, Cough in children, Croup, Fever (high temperature) in children, Headaches & migraines in children, Molluscum contagiosum and Whooping cough – These page have been reviewed and updated.

19 November

ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in children, Anxiety in children, Children of parents with mental illness, and Tics &Tourette syndrome have been updated and reviewed.

Safe sleeping for babies and Sudden unexpected death in infancy have been reviewed and updated.

9 November

Caring for yourself at home with COVID-19, Caring for your child at home with COVID-19, How to use a pulse oximeter for adults and How to use a pulse oximeter for children – New pages about looking after yourself or your child at home with COVID-19.

29 October

Babies – This section has been reviewed and updated, including Unsettled and crying babies.

27 October

Alcohol & diabetes and Recreational drugs & diabetes – New pages about the effects of drinking alcohol or taking recreational drugs when you have diabetes. Includes information about staying safe.

18 October

Fussy eating – Fussy eating has been expanded to cover what fussy eating is, the differences between fussy eaters and problem eaters and tips for managing fussy eaters.

29 September

Women's health – This section has been reviewed, updated and restructured, with new Treating polycystic ovary syndrome, Fibroids and Vulval lumps pages, and new sections for Ovaries, Uterus, and Vulva & Vagina topics.

22 September

Eating well for children – The section has been reviewed and updated. It includes Finding out if my child is a healthy weight and Tips to help your child be healthy & active.

21 September

Diabetes in children & teens – This page has been reviewed and updated with some rewording and a new image.

Heart murmurs in children – This page has been reviewed and updated with some rewording.

20 September

Asthma in children – This section has been reviewed and updated with rewording on pages and combining of previous pages.

Christchurch Hospital Child Health Services – This section has been reviewed and updated.

Skin – The Skin section has been reviewed and updated, including Acne, Dermatitis (eczema), Psoriasis, Hair loss (alopecia) and Cryotherapy (liquid nitrogen). The former Heat & sun injuries page has been replaced by two new pages, Sunburn and Heat exhaustion & heat stroke. The Pubic lice page has been retired.

15 September

Chronic (persistent) pain – The chronic pain section has been reviewed and updated.

10 September

Genetic testing has been reviewed and updated.

9 September

Patient portals – This is a new page explaining secure websites some GP practices have for patients to keep track of their own and their whānau/family's health.

8 September

Tube feeding – The section has been reviewed and updated.

26 August

Child development & growth – The section has been reviewed and updated with a new Overview of child development an updated page about Autism spectrum disorder and new pages about Developmental delay, Dyspraxia, Learning difficulties, Sensory processing disorder and Community child development support services.

24 August

Community groups for communication difficulties – This page has been updated with the latest information and contact details.

18 August

Arthritis & related disorders – This section has been reviewed and updated. This includes Ankylosing spondylitis, the Fibromyalgia section, Giant cell arteritis (GCA), the Gout section, Lupus and Sjögren's syndrome pages.

17 August

Baker's cyst (popliteal cyst) – This is a new page with information about symptoms, and treating a Baker's cyst.

Foot & ankle arthritis – This section has been reviewed and updated. A new page, Treating foot & ankle arthritis, features non-surgical and surgical options for the condition.

Stuttering – This section has been reviewed and updated.

16 August

Liver & gallbladder, Stomach & bowel – These sections have been reviewed and updated, with new information including videos and diagrams.

11 August

Home and land contamination – This page has been reviewed and updated with the addition of water and methamphetamine testing.

Vaccination – This section has been reviewed and updated, including Vaccination safety, Whooping cough vaccine for pregnant women and Flu (influenza) vaccinations.

4 August

Self-care for ADHD in adults – A new page with self-care techniques that can make you more productive, organised and in control of your life.

29 July

Care of your cast – The page has been updated with more information about looking after your cast.

 

 

 

 

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