Doctors are warning a powerful superbug could become deadly if it continues to spread in New Zealand at its present rate.
A South Auckland doctor has been stripped of his medical certificate after he indecently assaulted six women.
A Dunedin doctor who altered the medical records of patients resulting in financial gain has been fined $26,000.
A new law could strip judges of the power to decide on anything less than jail time for people who attack paramedics and other first responders.
By: Emma Russell The syphilis outbreak is now the worst it has ever been in New Zealand, with health professionals urging people to take extra precautions. A total of 470 New Zealanders were reported to have...
New cautions – ranging from reducing unnecessary ultrasounds of pregnant women to being careful how health professionals talk about statistical risks and benefits – have been released by the Choosing Wisely campaign.
Two Samoan nurses pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges related to the death of two children which are also being investigated in a Commission of Inquiry due to start in Samoa next week.
A breakaway ‘junior doctors’ union are negotiating a new agreement with district health boards arguing that new hospital rosters are not safer and reduce crucial training time.
Only a quarter of hip fracture patients leave hospital on osteoporosis treatment and with a falls prevention plan to reduce the risk of further breaks, found the latest hip fracture registry report.
A second Samoan nurse is reported to have been arrested and charged with manslaughter. A New Zealand health law expert says criminal charges against health professionals for medical error or negligence in New Zealand are very rare.