Alcohol Healthwatch says every New Zealander would benefit from drinking less.
The Auckland District Health Board is the latest to join the growing list of DHBs wanting a crack down on booze.
Sunburn, bug stings, trips and falls, and run-ins with the barbie hotplate cost hundreds of millions of dollars in injury expenditure each summer.
Clinical Lead for the South Island Dementia Initiative Dr Matthew Croucher describes our increasing rate of dementia as a wall of water bearing down on us. He looks back to 2009, when the South Island Dementia initiative was born, and asks ‘where are we now?’
The Fair Care? series has revealed pressure points and outright failures, with causes ranging from a lack of skilled workers to poor planning. A summary of findings can be found here with links to full reports.
Increasing the price of tobacco continues to be the single most effective tool for reducing tobacco use, an evaluation on the impact of excise increases says.
A former teacher convicted of repeated sexual offending against an 11-year-old boy has been granted a clean slate so he can work in aged care, despite objections by those in the industry.
Researchers are eyeing a fresh way to help Kiwis battling with severe mood disorders.