For the first time in a decade, a nationwide survey of Māori working in the health sector is underway. By Rebekah Fraser.
Research led by Victoria University of Wellington academics that aims to improve the care provided to Māori families in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) has had a Health Research Council funding boost. “Most participants in...
New Zealand is not alone in trying to combat racism in neonatal services.
The health sector needs to be ‘deliberate and bold’ in improving its performance in meeting the health needs of Māori, argues Hector Matthews.
Agreeable extroverts are more likely to be highly satisfied with their health care, according to a study published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal. But the study also found that non- Pākehā New Zealanders lower satisfaction rates with healthcare was due to other factors than psychological or demographic characteristics.
A project to expand Gisborne-based Turanga Health’s workplace wellness programme with follow up home visits is ensuring at-risk clients have access to wrap-around services.
Mental health nursing was always the poor cousin but now is becoming the poor distant cousin, fears the passionate Māori mental health leader Moe Milne.
Racism, inflexibility and disconnects with youth are undermining the delivery of potentially life-saving follow-up treatments to people who have had rheumatic fever, a new study has found.