The appointment of Dr Prudence Stone as chief executive of the Public Health Association has been cited as a new era for public health in New Zealand.
Waikato DHB has suddenly put a stop to hiring a new chief executive due to "challenges" facing the board.
Nominations are now open for the Global Ageing Network Award for Excellence.
The Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry has done a great job in raising many issues but there is one area that needs further attention writes psychologist Janet Peters.
Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Executive Director Ian Powell believes the Health Minister needs to show consistent leadership over safe staffing in the health workforce.
Smoking will be banned in cars when children under 18 are present minister, Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa has announced.