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Information & Advice For Health Professionals

Health Professional Advice

2017

Thursday 29 June - Health professional advice - Mumps (430KB)

Thursday 18 May - Health professional advice - Measles (250KB)

Tuesday 10 April - Health professional advice - Be alert for more cases of typhoid (380KB)

Monday 3 April - Health professional advice - Mumps (470KB)

Friday 31 March - Be alert for symptoms of typhoid (220KB)

Friday 24 March - Health professional advice - Measles (250KB)

Friday 17 March - Mumps in West Auckland - Important Message for Health Providers (300KB)

Thursday 23 February - Health Professional Advice - Mumps (280KB)

2016

Tuesday 18 October - Potential Measles contacts across New Zealand (148KB)
   Confirmed Measles case in Queenstown (212KB)

Thursday 06 October - Important Notice: Mumps Cases in the Auckland Region (276KB)

Wednesday 28 September - Health Professional Advisory - Guillain-Barre Syndrome (324KB)
       Guillain-Barre Syndrome information sheet (204KB)
                                                       Guillain-Barré Syndrome Surveillance Consent Form (184KB)
                                                       Guillain-Barré Syndrome Case Report Form (516KB)

Tuesday 02 August - Notification of Meningitis Death at World Youth Day, Poland (44KB)

Tuesday 26 July - Ministry MERS CoV - Hajj Umrah advice (340KB)

Thursday 23 June - BCG vaccine unavailability - June 2016 (122KB)
                                      BCG vaccine unavailability - MOH letterhead (146KB)


Thursday 26 May - BCG vaccine unavailability from 1 June 2016 (706KB)


Thursday 10 March - Limited supply of BCG vaccine despite worldwide shortage (265KB)
Thursday 3 March - Measles Health Professional Advice (132KB)


2015

Tuesday 17 March - Guidance for general practitioners and urgent care medical specialists on 1080 (147KB)
Wednesday 11 March - Guidance for general practitioners and urgent care medical specialists on 1080 (297KB)
Wednesday 11 March - Ministry of Health guidance to primary care on 1080 poisoning (118KB)


Thursday 5 February - Patient Management Guideline for Primary Care EVD (300KB)
Thursday 5 February - Updated EVD information for Health Professionals (697KB)

2014

Wednesday 17 December - Updated Ebola information from Ministry of Health (229KB)


Wednesday 26 November - Updated Ebola information from Ministry of Health (290KB)
Thursday 13 November - Updated Ebola documents from Ministry of Health (235KB)
Wednesday 12 November - Imported measles case confirmed in Taranaki, infectious during international flight (280KB)


Wednesday 29 October - Updated Ebola advice from Ministry of Health (290KB)
Friday 17 October - Update on Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak investigation (209KB)
Thursday 16 October - Updated Ebola advice for Primary Care from the Ministry of Health (272KB)
Thursday 2 October - Update on Yersinia pseudotuberculosis outbreak (208KB) 


Friday 26 September -
Increase in resported cases of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis  (209KB)
Wednesday 24 September - Updated Ebola advice from Ministry of Health (409KB)
Friday 12 September - Update on BDG vaccine - approved by Medsafe (410KB)


Wednesday 27 August -
Measles back to normal in the Auckland region (399 KB)
Friday 22 August - Update on BCG vaccine - new supply now available (413 KB)


Wednesday 30 July -
Clearance criteria for enteric diseases (40KB)


Friday 13 June -
North American salmonellosis outbreaks linked to chia seed products - products imported into New Zealand (407KB)
Supporting document: MPI Chief Executive Privileged Statement Issued Under Section 289 of the Food Act 2014 (714KB)


Thursday 8 May -
Polio: WHO Public Health Emergency of International Concern (354KB)


Wednesday 23 April - Update on arboviral diseases in the Pacific (218KB)
Thursday 17 April - Important Notice: BCG vaccine expiry dates and availability after 30 April 2014 (205KB)
Wednesday 9 April - Focused Measles Control (420KB)


Monday 17 March - Update: Fruit potentially contaminated with Hepatitis A (97KB)
Friday 14 March - Potential contamination of fruit with Hepatitis A (116KB)
Wednesday 5 March - Pertussis Update and Management Guide (234KB)


Wednesday 27 February - Further Advice on Ensuring Patients Receive 2 Doses of MMR Vaccine (121 KB)
Wednesday 26 February - Measles Two Dose Vaccination (109 KB)
Wednesday 19 February - Ministry of Health Measles Resources (121 KB)


Monday 20 January - Important Notice to Hospitals and GPs Regarding Measles (315 KB)
Wednesday 15 January - Updated Measles Alert (117 KB)



2013

Tuesday 31 December - Measles Alert (117 KB)

Wednesday 23 October - Typhoid and Other Enteric Diseases Alert (PDF, 86 KB)

Monday 23 September - Community Water Fluoridation

Wednesday 10 April - Free Boostrix Available During Each Pregnancy (78.98 KB)

Wednesday 30 January - Hot weather: Information for Health Professionals (PDF, 94.6 KB)
Wednesday 30 January - Typhoid Alert: Call for Vigilance (PDF, 78.8 KB)

2012

Monday 3 December - Pertussis: Azithromycin now fully funded (PDF, 98 KB)

Wednesday 8 August - Pertussis: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 98 KB)
Wednesday 8 August - Pertussis Clinical Pathway (PDF, 75 KB)

Thursday 26 July - Influenza: Health Professional Advice  (PDF, 45.9 KB)
Wednesday 24 July - Measles:  Health Professional Advice  (PDF, 86.7 KB)
Monday, 16 July - Measles: Superseded - Health Professional Advice (PDF, 82 KB)

Thursday, 7 June - Pertussis: Health Professional Advice

Wednesday, 16 May - Pertussis: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 108.52 KB)

Friday, 13 April 2012 - Legionnaire's Disease: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 81.99 KB)
Thursday, 5 April 2012 - Pertussis Health Professional Advice (PDF, 86KB)

Tuesday, 6 March 2012 - Hepatitis A: Health Professionals Advice (PDF, 82KB)

2011

Thursday, 15 December 2011 -   Primary Care Measles Notice (PDF, 194KB)
Monday, 12 December 2011 - BCG Update (PDF 89KB)

Wednesday, 30 November 2011 - Primary Care Measles Notice (PDF, 194KB) &  latest updates (PDF, 332K)
Friday, 11 November 2011 - Pertussis Reminder for Health Professionals (PDF, 58KB)
Thursday, 10 November 2011 - Measles Update Primary Health Care (PDF, 934KB)
Tuesday, 1 November 2011 - Measles Update Primary Health Care (PDF, 934KB)

Friday, 25 October 2011 - Measles Update Primary Health Care (PDF, 681KB)
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 - Measles Update Primary Health Care (PDF, 162.88 KB)

Tuesday, 27 September 2011 - Measles Update for Health Professionals (PDF, 130KB)

Monday, 19 September 2011 - Measles: Health Professional Notice (PDF, 62.38 KB)
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 - Measles/Rubella Health Professional Advice (PDF, 111.09 KB)
Friday, 9 September 2011 - Meningococcal Disease: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 84.24 KB)
Tuesday, 6 September 2011 - Measles Update for Health Professionals (PDF, 110KB)
Friday, 2 September 2011 - Gastroenteritis: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 73KB)

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 111KB)
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 108KB)
Tuesday, 16 August 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 106KB)
Tuesday, 9 August 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 120KB)
Tuesday, 2 August 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 120KB)


Tuesday, 26 July 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 88.40 KB)
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 108.47 KB)
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 104.58 KB)

Wednesday, 29 June 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 81.70 KB)
Friday, 24 June 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 114.13 KB)
Wednesday, 15 June 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice ( PDF, 93.03 KB)
Friday, 3 June 2011 - Ecoli Update for Health Professionals (PDF, 83.76 KB)
Wednesday, 1 June 2011 - Measles Update: Health Professional Advice (PDF, 118.84 KB)

Friday, 6 May 2011 - BCG Update for Health Professionals (PDF, 107.20 KB

Friday, 29 April - Measles update for Health Professionals (PDF, 38.32 KB)
Thursday, 21 April - Measles advice for Health Professionals (PDF, 67.45 KB)
Friday, 15 April - Advice Regarding Chloropicrin (PDF, 72.38 KB)
Thursday, 7 April - Sore Throats and Acute Rheumatic Fever (PDF, 114.42 KB)
Wednesday, 6 April - Deactivation update on Measles for Health Professionals (PDF, 70.51 KB)
Wednesday, 6 April - ARPHS Stakeholder Measles update (PDF, 65.36 KB)

Friday, 18 March - Japan Radiation Information for Health Providers (PDF, 24.89 KB)
Friday, 11 March - Measles update (PDF, 86.93 KB)

Friday, 4 February - Measles update (PDF, 281.82 KB)

For further reference:

  • Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) Disease Fact Sheets
  • ARPHS produced Public Health Advice between 2000-2009. This was a bulletin presenting the epidemiology of Auckland's notifiable diseases, articles on topical public health issues and advice from the Medical Officer of Health. It is primarily targeted at general practitioners and practice nurses but was also of interest to all health care workers, the media and the general public.
  • ARPHS produced Environmental Health Advice between 2000-2010. Environmental Health Advice was targeted towards those interested in Environmental Health issues, including local authorities, citizens advice bureaux and early childhood centres.

Public Health Bulletin (formerly the Public Health Quarterly)

The Public Health Bulletin is a publication presenting the epidemiology of Auckland's notifiable diseases, articles on topical public health issues and advice from Medical Officers of Health.

eNewsletters

PHB December 2016
PHB September 2016

PHB June 2016
PHB December 2015
PHB September 2015

PDFs

PHQ May 2015
(1.14 MB)
PHQ February 2015 (1.45 MB)

PHQ November 2014 (1.17 MB)
PHQ July 2014 (1.28 MB)
PHQ April 2014 (1 MB)
PHQ January 2014 (946 KB)

PHQ October 2013 (356 KB)
PHQ May 2013
(1.1 MB)
PHQ February 2013
(1.3 MB)

PHQ May 2012 (1.4 MB)
PHQ July 2012 (1.5 MB)
PHQ November 2012
(404 KB)

Protocols

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