A new Bill seeks better data on health professionals to improve workforce planning and forecasting – as well as promoting teamwork between health professionals.
The people who drink and the multinational alcohol companies who profit from them should be paying more towards the costs of alcohol harm, argues Professor Sally Casswell.
The strong message shared with politicians this week that the Auckland’s public health system is at breaking point resonates with senior doctors and front line staff, says senior doctors’ union ASMS.
Auckland health bosses have revealed a picture of a health system at breaking point from underfunding and population growth.
Green MP Chloe Swarbrick's bill on medicinal cannabis has been stubbed out in Parliament tonight.
In a busy 24 hours for medicinal cannabis reform the Government’s bill was read for the first time in Parliament yesterday and the Green Party member’s more liberal bill is due to be read today.
From today nurse practitioners and some other health practitioners are able to carry out a number of roles formerly restricted to only doctors.
A nationwide Heat Health plan is to be developed by the Ministry of Health as it plans for hotter summers due to global warming, Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter said today.
Grey Power is urging MPs to support the Green MP Chloe Swarbrick's bill on medicinal cannabis, which is set to have its first reading on Wednesday and potentially pave the way for greater access.