Men’s health

Some useful links on men’s health and wellbeing

Bloke’s Book – Canterbury men’s centre.

“Take a Simple Drive to a Healthier Life” by Dr Roger Smith.  It is available on Mac app “Apple Books” for free.  Pay version available on Kindle too.

Prostate cancer screening – Jim Duthie, Urological Surgeon at Tauranga. Also the social media consultant for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ.

Prostate check decision tool.

Blue September – the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s national awareness campaign.

Get the Tools – Get the tools, the nuts and bolts of men’s health

Men’s Health NZ – Men’s health, let’s talk about it

Spanner in the Works. Knowing when to have your car checked is no different than keeping your body in peak condition.

Man Alive – Tane Ora. Awakening the unique spirit of men to build communities that work for everyone

Senior Chef – Recipes for 1-2 seniors from the Canterbury District Health Board

Handy apps for your mobile device, available from Google Play or the App Store.

  • GoodSAM Alerter – will alert any nearby trained volunteers to a cardiac arrest.
  • AED Locations – will locate the nearest Automatic External Defibrillator to your current phone location.
  • St John NZ CPR – teaches the life-saving skills of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and shows you how to use an AED.