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Workforce not just funding behind delays in cheaper GP fees, says...

Delays in primary health care promises, funding extra GP trainees and practice nurse salary rises were amongst the questions Health Minister Dr David Clark faced when he addressed last weekend’s South General Practice Conference.

Whanganui MS sufferer books trip to Russia in search of radical...

Whanganui multiple sclerosis sufferer Briar Novis is just two months away from the trip she hopes will give her back her life.

Unannounced inspection discovers issues remain rife at St Kilda Care Home,...

More issues have been uncovered at a Waikato rest home, despite last year being fined for failing to provide proper care to a 92-year-old woman.
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OPINION

Opinion: Mark Jones – Now for the honest conversation…

Former chief nurse Dr Mark Jones believes with the DHB NZNO deal settled it’s now time for an honest conversation about how many nurses we need as a country and how much we are ready to spend.

Vaughan Gunson: Cannabis use for medical purposes should have been done and dusted by...

According to recent polling, nearly 90 per cent of us favour the use of medicinal cannabis for chronic pain relief.

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THE DEATH SERIES

Death: the symptoms of dying

How much do many of us actually know about the act of dying? In the first of Health Central’s special focus on death and dying – The Death Series – FIONA CASSIE talks to palliative care specialist Brian Ensor about the symptoms of dying.

SPONSORED ARTICLES

Remote radiology service offers treatment for waiting lists

SPONSORED ARTICLE A virtual radiology service being set up by SEQURE Health could double the capacity of District Health Boards to read X-rays, CT Scans,...
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