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TOXINZ

TOXINZ
TOXINZ (www.toxinz.com) is the National Poisons Centre's Internet database containing information regarding toxic compounds and the management of poisoned patients.

For information on subscribing to TOXINZ, contact toxinz@otago.ac.nz

Welcome to the New Zealand National Poisons Centre

Kids - Click here for games The National Poisons Centre is a 24/7 Poisons Information Service available to all New Zealanders.

Provided by the Ministry of Health and ACC, the NPC maintains an accurate and up-to-date database of almost all poisonous substances in NZ and Australia, and provides professional and timely advice during poisoning incidents.

HELP KEEP THE POISONS HELPLINE OPERATING

HELP KEEP THE POISONS HELPLINE OPERATING

If your child, or someone you love swallows a toxic or unidentified substance the 0800 Poisons helpline has expert toxicologists answering your call. What if this service disappears?

The Government are proposing to consolidate Healthline, Quitline, Poisonline, Immunisation advice for the public, Alcohol and drug helpline, Depression helplines and Gambling Helpline.

If you want to see the Poisons Help line stay as a separate specialist emergency service then have your say by filling out this...[More]




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