Forged scripts, self prescribing and inappropriate use of "dependent drugs" are among New Zealand doctors' breaches of professional misconduct.
With the release of a new Bupa parental leave policy, extra support for people like Bianca Archibald, Bupa Merrivale Care Home Caregiver, is a ‘real bonus’ to the start of 2019.
Waikato retirement village residents are being warned of a scam where strangers knock on doors pretending to be from the local district health board.
Sara Carbery talks to the lead researcher of a compelling study that sets out to understand why people hold their particular views on euthanasia and assisted dying.
Sixteen people died as a result of unintended, unexpected or unplanned events and mental health-related incidents in the Bay of Plenty District Health Board area in the latest reporting period.
Junior doctors employed by district health boards have announced they will strike for a second two-day period this month.
More than 1000 Northland smokers turned to Quitline for help to give up smoking in the past year.
Next week's strike is set to take place after junior doctors and DHBs failed to reach agreement after two days of mediated bargaining.