Dr Ashley Bloomfield was announced today as the new Director General of Health – the third appointment this decade to lead the controversy-hit Ministry of Health.
Christchurch surgeons are using 3D printing to save babies' lives.
Of all the patients who were prescribed antibiotics after discharge from Auckland City Hospital after major surgery, only 50 per cent were prescribed appropriately, researchers in a study published recently in the New Zealand Medical Journal have concluded.
Registered dietitian Chris Vogliano says one of the most powerful ways we can reduce our impact on the environment is with our forks.
John Fitzgerald, the President-Elect of the New Zealand Psychological Society, says psychologists want the inquiry to help build a service focused not on ‘fighting fires’ and ‘quick fixes’ but building community resilience as well as a skilled and motivated mental health workforce.
A ground-breaking trial exploring new treatments for child cancer is launching in New Zealand today.