If we are going to ask doctors to prescribe cannabis as a medicine, why would cannabis products not be required to meet existing standards, ask experts.
New Zealand has an opportunity to participate in a global survey to assess infection prevention and control programmes in health care facilities as part of World Hand Hygiene Day on 5 May.
Health bosses planned to limit showers and meals for the disabled, create long wait lists for specialist care, and refuse help for autistic children as part of a desperate cost-saving bid.
The mental health ward of Taranaki Base Hospital has been compared to a run-down prison, with several former patients complaining of substandard conditions.
Women with advanced breast cancer appear to be the victims of "global postcode pricing" of treatments, National says.
By: Isaac Davison Support for the disabled is being quietly cut person by person after the Ministry of Health backed down on sector-wide funding changes, advocates say. Multiple providers across New Zealand said they had noticed a...
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.
New Zealand should not be targetted as a ‘guinea pig’ for ‘heat not burn’ tobacco products, says tobacco control advocate Mihi Blair in response to Philip Morris’ call for a Kiwi tax break for its tobacco stick.