Dr Chris Atkinson, Lung Foundation NZ, Medical Director & Associate Professor of Oncology A new approach, informed by equity, a must to improve outcomes for lung cancer – NZ biggest cancer killer. Watch our video here
Listen to our interview with lung cancer patient Baden Ngan Kee.
5 Kiwis die from lung cancer every day. Even healthy people can develop lung cancer.
Seven Sharps reporter Mike Thorpe takes a look at World Smokefree Day and this included an interview with Medical Director of Lung Foundation New Zealand, Assoc. Prof. of Oncology Chris Atkinson. https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp/clips/a-reformed-smoker-s-guide-to-kicking-the-habit-that-s-bad-for-your-health
World Smokefree Day with Duncan Garner, Amanda Gillies and Mark Richardson. Lung Foundation NZ, CEO Philip Hope says very little of the money the Government raises through its ever-growing tobacco tax is actually spent on helping people quit. “The Government generates $1.9 billion from tobacco taxes each year – 3 percent of that is directed […]
Today we observe World Smokefree Day, which is a great opportunity for people who smoke to think about quitting… World Smokefree Day also acknowledges the important role partners of smokers have with supporting someone they care about to quit with help from a healthcare professional. See below for information – https://www.smokefree.org.nz/help-advice/helping-others-to-be-smokefree https://quit.org.nz/en/helping-others-quit
You are invited and your voice matters! Lung Foundation New Zealand is pleased Pharmac are hosting five public Community Conversations to receive consumer feedback. We encourage all kiwis to attend to make their voice count, especially patients and carers. PLEASE RSVP to confirm your attendance www.pharmac.govt.nz/community-conversations Nelson 31 May 2018 1 pm – 2:30 pm […]
Lung Foundation New Zealand participated in a forum alongside many other patient advocacy groups to discuss the value of a collective patient voice to improve healthcare outcomes. Pictured are most of the attendees following this very productive forum. Updates will be forthcoming.
A productive meeting with Chair of the Health Select Committee & MP for Manurewa, Louisa Wall, which enabled Lung Foundation New Zealand to present our cause and highlight a number of the inequalities that exist for lung cancer. Louisa is well informed and we are most grateful she has agreed to take forward some of […]
Lung Foundation New Zealand is very pleased to announce it has been given approval to plan and deliver a lung health plenary at the North and South General Practice Conference & Medical Exhibition (GPCME); – North GPCME, Rotorua, June 20-23rd 2019 – South GPCME, Christchurch, August 8-11th 2019 The GPCME is endorsed by The […]