A cluster of five carriers of a rare antibiotic resistant superbug – usually linked to returning travellers – has been found in the Hutt Valley with two of them hospital patients.
Half of patients arriving in ED with suspected heart attacks may be able to have their fears allayed within 15 minutes, according to a Kiwi preliminary study of a new bedside blood test.
The country’s first ever report on women facing reproductive coercion from abusive partners is a “must read” for everyone who works in health, says Family Planning chief executive Jackie Edmond.
This week, Mental Health Awareness Week, Dr Tracy Chandler (a.k.a. Dr Wellness) says we need to be mindful of the many triggers of stress.
Hopeful messages flood the airwaves for Mental Health Awareness Week but these sharply contrast with the frustration of many interacting with or working in the mental health system, says Marion Blake.
Approximately 1500 rotten teeth were pulled from the mouths of Bay children last year.