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.
Scientists are concerned measles could return even though it was 'eliminated' in the U.S. 20 years ago.
New Government rules will require every rental home in New Zealand to have a heater in the living room and an extractor fan in the kitchen and bathroom.
An investigation has been launched after the Hawke's Bay District Health Board reported inadequately-sterilised surgical equipment was potentially used on 55 patients.
The Mental Health Commissioner has criticised a DHB's co-ordination of the care provided to a woman with mental health and addiction issues.
About a third of pregnant women admitted to intensive care units and high dependency units in New Zealand had potentially preventable severe illnesses.