Women's health

Add five ways to wellbeing into your day

​Whether the going is good or times are tough, research has shown that five key actions can make a real difference to... read more about Add five ways to wellbeing into your day»

Are your medicines right for you? How to find out

When taken correctly with regular reviews by your doctor, medications can improve your health and prolong your life.... read more about Are your medicines right for you? How to find out»

Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going

It can often be good for you, both physically and psychologically, to keep doing everyday activities. These tips may... read more about Everyday activities can be hard. Here’s how to keep going»

Fatigue: It’s not just ‘being tired at work’

Fatigue is a real issue in industries that rely on workers being mentally and physically alert. Fatigue reduces a... read more about Fatigue: It’s not just ‘being tired at work’»

Has someone close to you been seriously injured?

ACC has web-based resources and free DVDs to help partners, parents, and caregivers of people who are seriously injured... read more about Has someone close to you been seriously injured?»

Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction

There are people and organisations that can help you. If you, or a child you know, needs help to cope with a family... read more about Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction»

Is immunisation safe for children?

The evidence is clear: Immunisation is safe, and protects your child from some serious diseases and helps to stop those... read more about Is immunisation safe for children?»

Is sitting at work bad for you?

Well, it can be if you don’t sit in the right posture. The same goes for if you spend a lot of time standing up. This... read more about Is sitting at work bad for you?»

Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it

Depression is not a normal part of ageing and it is not a character weakness. It is a medical illness for which there... read more about Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it»

Serious injuries and disabilities

This ACC website provides information and help for people affected by injury-related disabilities. It includes common... read more about Serious injuries and disabilities»

So you want to be a caregiver…

Providing personal care to someone can make a huge difference in their life. It is also a big responsibility for you.... read more about So you want to be a caregiver…»

Social work services for women’s health

Christchurch Women's Hospital has social workers who can give you support and information. They can do this before,... read more about Social work services for women’s health»

These services are here to help with your pregnancy

From finding out if you're pregnant, right through until the maternity services after the birth, there are people to... read more about These services are here to help with your pregnancy»

This is the most common injury for people 65 years and older

Falls are the most common cause of injury for people in this age group, but there is a lot you can do to reduce the... read more about This is the most common injury for people 65 years and older»

This one simple thing will help you live longer, happier, and healthier

Staying active is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. Check out these tips to help you... read more about This one simple thing will help you live longer, happier, and healthier»

What is ergonomics, and why is your office chair uncomfortable?

Ergonomics in the workplace is how your equipment is designed and placed to be comfortable for your body and prevent... read more about What is ergonomics, and why is your office chair uncomfortable?»

What’s the difference between osteoarthritis and arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis caused by natural wear and tear to the cartilage and joints over time. Find out... read more about What’s the difference between osteoarthritis and arthritis?»

When collecting becomes hoarding. Is it a problem?

For some people, collecting things grows out of control. Their homes become cluttered, often causing a fire or health... read more about When collecting becomes hoarding. Is it a problem?»

Where to find a midwife

Find out where to find a midwife who suits you, and get information on the New Zealand College of Midwives and healthy... read more about Where to find a midwife»

Women can be more vulnerable to gum disease. Find out how to prevent it

You need to take extra care of your teeth at times when you mature and change, for example, puberty or menopause, and... read more about Women can be more vulnerable to gum disease. Find out how to prevent it»

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Page last updated: 5 November 2018

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