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.
Cardiovascular disease research findings published recently highlight an urgent need for information on prior heart-related hospitilisations to be shared with the patient’s primary care team. Sara Carbery reports.
Two-thirds of New Zealanders would have no objection to appropriately trained dental therapists providing dental care for all ages, a survey commissioned by the dental therapy profession found.
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.