Suppliers of synthetic drugs would face eight years' jail under a bill that has passed its first reading with the support of National and NZ First, the first time this term that the parties have joined forces.
Euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide is a matter of individual members’ conscience says the College of GPs and its End of Life Choice Bill submission makes clear it endorses neither option.
Families fighting a 20-year battle to be paid for caring for their disabled loved ones are calling for the government to repeal the law protecting a "discriminatory" care policy.
Abortion reform group ALRANZ welcomes Justice Minister Little’s consideration of a Law Commission review of New Zealand’s abortion law.
A call for the new Government to follow-up its pre-election stand on assessing the health impacts of the Trans-Pacific trade deal – including on medicine and tobacco policy – has been made by the two main doctor associations.