April 24, 2021
IDFNZ continues to promote the important 7 warning signs of PID to the general public and to primary health professionals across New Zealand. We have now translated these warning signs into 5 languages to reflect the changing population and are promoting these warning signs to ...
April 14, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccinations Update for IDFNZ patient members. PID/Transplant, Immune compromised and other vulnerable patients have priority access to vaccinations – you can check if you qualify with this online vaccination tool: https://covid19.govt.nz/health-and-wellbeing/covid-19-vaccines/getting-a-covid-19-vaccine The website also covers how you will be notified when your group is ...
April 12, 2021
Do you know someone affected by Primary Immune Deficiency?Primary Immunodeficiencies (PIDs) are a diverse group of more than 400 potentially serious, chronic illnesses due to inherited absence or dysregulation of parts of the immune system. Symptoms often appear in childhood, but many can first occur ...
Jan. 25, 2021
Medical Devices Update IDFNZ supports patient members with a range of free medical devices and equipment. The following items can be requested through the support office: · Epipens (note; you need to scan and email us a current prescription). · Buzzy pain relief devices (for ...
Dec. 28, 2020
Mindfulness can Reduce Stress and AnxietyMindfulness is the practice of being aware of each moment of your day as it happens. Becoming more mindful helps reduce tension, stress, and anxiety. It also helps you notice what supports your wellbeing.Mindfulness involves becoming aware of your thoughts, feelings and ...
Dec. 21, 2020
Wishing all members and supporters of IDFNZ a peaceful and relaxing Kiwi Christmas.The IDFNZ support office is now closed until 18th January.
Dec. 11, 2020
Time Out Living with a chronic health condition can be exhausting for patients, their parents / carers and all members of the immediate family sharing the journey daily. Daily tasks around monitoring and managing patient health at home, health appointments and hospital visits, collecting medicines, ...
Nov. 24, 2020
Support a good cause this Christmas.We are running a Christmas appeal in response to inquiries from supporters wanting to add IDFNZ KIDS Foundation to their Christmas gift list!Thank you so much for thinking about the Foundation and the patients we support as we move into the ...
June 29, 2020
A new drug developed in NZ has been successfully tested and shown to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 in the laboratory; an important step before commencing human clinical trials.
June 22, 2020
28th June is Beware Yellow Day One again we are on a mission to promoting the early signs of paediatric liver disease. Did you know that the Foundation also prints and sends out free resources to medical centres, Plunket nurses and Midwives across New Zealand and ...