A Pacific nurse with a passion for child health and a te reo-fluent Kawerau practice nurse are the joint winners of this year’s Young Nurse of the Year Award.
The midwifery union MERAS is urging its members to reject the DHBs pay offer as it fails to recognise their base claim for a pay differential over nurses.
Three-quarters of Kiwi patients expect their surgery to be done by a fully-trained surgeon but most are unaware their surgery was actually done by a trainee registrar, a study has found.
New Zealand Initiative economist Eric Crampton looks at who told what – and when – on the economic and health evidence for and against a sugar tax.
Surgeons have an interest in long waiting times. Contracts to work only in the public system could help.
Tauranga is caught in the grip of a whooping cough outbreak which has already doubled last year's numbers.