Certificate of compliance

Health Info Canterbury

is in compliance with the HONcode

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6 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Apr 2019

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Date of initial review:

18 Nov 2011

Certificate validity:

valid until Apr 2019

Date of last visit:

27 Apr 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

It is written and approved by local doctors, practice nurses, hospital clinicians, and other healthcare professionals.

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The information on this site is recommended by local health professionals. It does not take the place of a medical consultation. If you are concerned about your health, please make an appointment to see your GP or other health professional.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Written by Health in All Policies Advisor, Community & Public Health, Canterbury DHB. Adapted by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Public Health Specialist, Community & Public Health, Canterbury DHB. Updated March 2017.

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Written by Health in All Policies Advisor, Community & Public Health, Canterbury DHB. Adapted by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Public Health Specialist, Community & Public Health, Canterbury DHB. Updated March 2017.

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The Cough and Cold Review Group considered that the use of cough and cold medicines containing only bromhexine, or intra-nasal decongestants (such as oxymetazoline and xylometazoline) should remain restricted to adults and children 2 years of age and over.
Parents should also be aware that traditional vapour rubs to relieve congestion should not be used in babies under 2, as they can cause airway irritation and breathing distress. Always read the directions on any medication or speak to a pharmacist if you are not sure.

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All HealthInfo clinical advisers must fully disclose any potential conflicts of interest. A conflict of interest is any situation in which a clinical adviser's personal or business interests, loyalties or relationships could affect their ability to make a decision in the best interests of the website.

HealthInfo is free of advertising.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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