DHBs and Resident Doctors fail to resolve dispute

District Health Boards are disappointed that the Resident Doctors’ Association has rejected attempts to resolve the current rostering dispute and prevent another two-day strike by trainee doctors next week.

New CEO for NZ College of Midwives

Alison Eddy appointed new chief executive for the New Zealand College of Midwives.

Resident doctors return to mediation

Doctors and DHBs return to mediation ahead of the next strike at the end of this month.

Bay of Plenty measles cases confirmed

Public health authorities have confirmed two cases of measles in the Tauranga and Whakatāne areas.

Federation Chief Executive Officer Appointed

The Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand has appointed Jim Lindsay as its new Chief Executive Office.

Anti-vaxxers officially one of top 10 threats to global health by World Health Organisation

Anti-vaxxers have been officially named by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a threat to global health.

Striking junior doctors vocal about working rights outside Auckland City Hospital

People tooting, waved and cheered their support for striking junior doctors outside Auckland City Hospital this morning.

Junior doctors strike today: Thousands of surgeries deferred as 3300 staff walk off job...

Thousands of people will be missing out on surgery today and tomorrow as 80 per cent of junior doctors walk off the job.

Southland anaesthetic technicians on strike

Anaesthetic Technicians at Southland Hospital are on strike after failing to reach agreement on adequate staffing levels.

Feds applaud $22m health and safety boost

Extra investment in workplace injury prevention, with a focus on small to medium businesses, will pay dividends not only in reducing pain and suffering but also in economic terms.


Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – Why more and more younger people...

Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) talks about why she is seeing an epidemic of younger and younger people with fatigue and an inability to cope with life.


Sponsored: Volunteers tackle diabetes in Papua New Guinea

Working with local health providers, Volunteer Service Abroad is tackling diabetes in Papua New Guinea.