The Health Improvement and Innovation Resource Centre conveys a range of affiliated websites working to improve the health of New Zealanders.
The Weight Management website provides information for the sector on best practices to addressing obesity and weight management issues in New Zealand. Maintaining a healthy body weight requires an environment and society where individuals, families and whanau, and communities are supported to eat well and live physically active lives.
The Public Health Knowledge Management Group is a joint initiative of the Population and Public Health services of South Island District Health Boards (DHBs), with support from the Programme Office of the South Island DHB Alliance. Their objectives are to coordinate and make effective use of available public health expertise and to collaborate on provision of research, analysis and advice on public health issues of common interest. This site is a platform to publish and share online population and public health documents such as research projects, position and policy statements, submissions, and public health protocols.
Primary Mental Health
The Primary Mental Health website provides useful resources about primary mental health and addiction for the workforce, academics and consumers.
Oral Health Forum
The Oral Health Forum is a central repository of best practice, innovations, new evidence and learning, and make New Zealand-related research more accessible to those responsible for delivery of quality oral health services.
Ophthalmic Nurses of NZ
The site for nursing professionals working in ophthalmology
National Dementia Cooperative
The National Dementia Cooperative is made up of individuals and organisations committed to improving the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers within New Zealand.
HWNZ Workforce Innovation
Health Workforce NZ has established this web space for health professionals to share information on key workforce initiatives and innovative practice occuring in the New Zealand health sector, and to share their views on the shape of the future health workforce.
Disability Support Services
The Disability Support Services website supports the work of the Ministry of Health to establish an accreditation framework for health professionals undertaking assessments that may then result in applications for equipment and modification services for people with disabilities.
Child and Youth Networks
The Paediatric Society of New Zealand is working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, health providers and other sectors responsible for the well-being of children and young people to develop a strategic approach to the formation and operation of child and youth clinical networks in New Zealand.
The site reports on progress regarding clinical network development and also highlights international literature on clinical networks.
Canterbury Breastfeeding Network
The Canterbury Breastfeeding Network website supports the work of a group of individuals and representatives from different organisations who share a common interest in breastfeeding protection, promotion and support in the Christchurch area.