Unions are calling for a review of staffing standards in residential aged care - and for new and better standards to be made mandatory.
Experts are calling for tighter restrictions on some mental health drugs following new figures that reveal an alarming number of people have died after taking them.
Equity was the key focus of the Health Quality & Safety Commission’s Whakakotahi 2019 selected projects. Eight successful primary care projects are aimed at improving health outcomes for their communities.
Following the UK's move to make first aid training compulsory in state schools, St John New Zealand are pushing for the same in Kiwi schools so that every school leaver graduates with basic first aid education.
So-called "digital dementia" could be harming our brains more than we realise.
Health advocates are disappointed but pragmatic that alcohol and sugar tax reforms were sidelined by the Capital Gains Tax recommendation in the Tax Working Group’s final report. By Fiona Cassie