Palliative care clinicians bring thought leadership to world stage

New Zealand and Australian palliative care clinicians are at the forefront of contributions to the 'Textbook of Palliative Care' which is likely to impact the experience of people dying around the world.

Urgent call for increased cochlear implant funding

The current funding structure for cochlear implants condemns most adults to a future life without hearing, say advocates who are calling for funding to be increased.

Traumatic Brain Injury Network launched

New TBI Network expected to bridge gap between research, clinical care and public health policy.

Online or offline: Keeping older Kiwis informed either way

In light of the Government’s newly announced digital literacy initiatives for older New Zealanders which include giving the SuperGold card a digital revamp, Eldernet’s Esther Perriam discusses the realities of digital engagement of older people and the importance of making information accessible to all.

New digital platform for SuperGold Card

A pre-Budget announcement today includes three initiatives that will help seniors stay connected and improve their financial position.

Landmark study “a gamechanger” for asthma sufferers worldwide

New findings from a landmark New Zealand-led study have provided the missing evidence needed to potentially change the way doctors treat the world’s most common form of respiratory illness.

Recognising GPs this World Family Doctor Day

Today is World Family Doctor Day, a day to celebrate and acknowledge what your family doctor, your GP, does for you and your loved ones.

Elective surgery rates: 10,000 patients could miss out on ‘much-needed surgery’

Hospitals are falling behind last year's performance with doctors likely to perform 10,000 fewer surgeries, claims Simon Bridges.

Budget 2019: $12m for rheumatic fever

The Government's putting $12 million into combating rheumatic fever.

Nearly half of GPs plan to retire in next decade

Nearly half the country’s GPs are going to retire within the next 10 years, so what can we do to ensure we have enough GPs to keep up with patient demand?


Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – 5G, there’s nowhere to hide!

Our health is more important than having cars that talk to each other or faster movie downloads, states Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) who says we should be wary of 5G.


Sponsored: Why the mitochondria are becoming the next big health topic

Health consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of cellular dysfunction when it comes to healthy aging and managing health issues