Less than one in five overseas doctors who passed the New Zealand registration exam in the past year have found an intern’s job – the last hurdle to being able to practice in New Zealand.
Hearing the voices of “stressed” and “overburdened” mental health workers is ‘”very important” to the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry, says inquiry chair Ron Paterson.
Research shows nurse practitioners could be a cost-effective solution for rural health care crisis.
Clerical workers across the country’s 20 district health boards today raised an equal pay claim of between 15-45 per cent.
The Court of Appeal has rejected a DHB appeal so Timaru anaesthetic technicians will now be paid the minimum wage while on-call duty.