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.
Plans to launch New Zealand’s first new physiotherapy school in 45 years are being welcomed by Physiotherapy New Zealand to help ease the national shortage of physiotherapists.
Health Minister David Clark called on health professionals to ensure Heather Simpson’s Health Review team hears “early” and “often” about the challenges they face.
Murders may no longer be detected after the national forensic pathology service is dismantled on October 1, pathologists say. By Simon Collins.
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.
DHBs are already struggling to meet colonoscopy targets and workforce issues are impacting on the rollout of the National Bowel Screening Programme, says the independent review released today.
A Māori doctor who turned his back on a surgical career to train as a GP in his home town to spend more time with his family has won an award as a role model for future GP trainees.