Disability service breaches health code after worker removes patient from room

Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rose Wall today released a report finding a disability support service in breach of the...

Summer welcomes new midwives for Thames

Waikato DHB’s Thames Birthing Unit is excited to introduce four new midwives to the district so there are now more...

Samoan doctors worldwide respond to measles crisis

The University of Otago has a long term commitment and relationship with the people of Samoa through our 2004 Memorandum...

‘Lonely in a crowd’ can reduce brain function – research

Being lonely in a crowd is worse for cognitive function than being lonely and alone, according to new research by...

Free Otago clinic provides life-changing dental care for patients

A University of Otago dental student who has organised a free community dental clinic for low socio-economic patients has been...

Discovery may open door to new medicines – BPRC

Bio-Protection Research Centre scientists and collaborators have made a discovery that potentially opens the door to new medicines and biological...

Electives tell half the story – ASMS

Electives only half the story A drop in elective procedures is a symptom of a public health system overwhelmed by...

ASMS message to DHB Chairs

ASMS message to DHB Chairs and appointees The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) welcomes the District Health Board Chairs...

DHB leadership renewed and strengthened – Clark

Health Minister Dr David Clark says new appointments to DHBs represent a significant changing of the guard, with 13 new...

Epilepsy Community welcomes Coroners decision to investigate 4 deaths

Epilepsy New Zealand is pleased the Chief Coroner has announced an inquiry into four deaths linked to the anti-epileptic medication...

Stunt Fight School Provides a Lifetime Opportunity

A group of local people, many who have never had a job, were given the opportunity of a lifetime last...

Health warning issued for Lake Ohakuri

A health warning has been issued for Lake Ohakuri as routine monitoring results provided by Waikato Regional Council have confirmed...

Flying doctors nurse touches down in Hawke’s Bay

Jackie Hardy’s nursing career has taken her to the centre of conflicts, terrorist attacks and deadly tsunamis. Now she’s bringing her...

Safe Sleep Day aims to reduce SUDI rates – MidCentral DHB

Today is National Safe Sleep Day - Te RÄ Mokopuna Ora, a day aimed at raising awareness about Sudden Unexpected...

Research in sheep suggests possible early test for fetal heart health

Changes in heart rate, due to low oxygen conditions, experienced by the fetus during pregnancy, could be used to predict...

Waitaki Council to provide funding support for hospital

Faced with funding challenges in an already tight funding environment and a number of equipment issues that had to be...

New subacute service valued by community in Northland

Tu Kaha, our new mental health and addiction services subacute unit was blessed and officially opened today in Kaikohe. The beautiful...

Countdown helps Waikato whanau stay together

Countdown stores across Waikato raised a whopping $86,237 to help keep more whÄnau together when Neonatal Intensive Care is needed...

Centre for Brain Research launches sports human brain bank initiative

The Centre for Brain Research (CBR) at the University of Auckland is launching a new research focus on the impact...

Report on wellbeing of disabled underlines need for change – NZ Disability Support

An alarming new report reinforces the need for the Government to take urgent and significant action to improve the lives...

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