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New Zealand carries out our first robot-assisted knee surgery

Newshub - The country's first robot-assisted knee surgery has been carried out at Auckland's North Shore Hospital.

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First robot-assisted knee surgery has patient working and walking two weeks later

NZ Herald - The country's first robot-assisted partial knee replacement surgery was performed successfully last month.

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Mobile devices help clinicians spend more time with patients in Auckland's Waitemata

Stuff.co.nz - Speech and language therapist Bridget Oliver used to lug around books, flash cards, forms and photocopied bits of paper as she visited patients in west and north Auckland.

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Kiwi doctors swapping stethoscopes for iPads

Newshub - We're used to seeing doctors with stethoscopes, now it seems an iPad is the new medical must-have accessory.

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Experiencing patients' struggles all part of hospital empathy zone in Auckland

Stuff.co.nz - Ensuring patients have a good experience in hospital not only helps them feel happier, it also helps them get better quicker

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Knitting to help delirium patients

Westernleader.co.nz - A creative knitting project is helping delirium patients in an unexpected way.

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Hospital's new measures helping patients doze off

Newshub.co.nz - Patients at North Shore Hospital are getting a better night's sleep thanks to a new pilot scheme.

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E-prescribing set to make illegible handwriting a thing of the past

TVNZ.co.nz - Remember the drug charts that used to (and, in some cases, still do) hang on clipboards at the end of a patients' hospital beds?

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Christmas spirit shines bright in Waitakere Hospital

Stuff.co.nz - Hand-made decorations and Christmas lights have turned the children's ward at Waitakere Hospital into a "big magical cave".

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New mental health service for northern children

Stuff.co.nz - As the fastest growing area in the country the increasing population in Hibiscus Coast and Rodney is behind the opening of a new mental health facility for children and adolescents in Orewa.The...

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