A North Dakota-based health care provider, Sanford Health, has announced it will open a general practice in central Auckland next month in partnership with local provider Omni Health.
The Kiwi doctor who recently led the charge to make an amendment to the modern day Hippocratic Oath says doctor burnout is at "epidemic" levels but small changes can make all the difference.
Filipino nurses are fast becoming a mainstay of the New Zealand health and aged care sector. FIONA CASSIE gained some insights into the nursing culture in the Philippines and talks about why we shouldn’t take this workforce for granted.
Nursing Review shares GP Philip Harrison's online comment in response to Jenny Carryer's call to train more NPs not GPs to meet rural health needs. Harrison once worked with a "really great primary care NP" and values good nursing but thinks Carryer's proposal has "its head in the clouds".
An Auckland University programme could be the answer to our rural doctor shortage.
Morale amongst mental health nurses is at the lowest ebb since he began working in the sector more than 25 years ago, says mental health nurses organiser Ashok Shankar.
Midwives are the only health profession to be added to the skills shortage list following Immigration New Zealand’s latest review. Dropped from the lists are dentists and anaesthetists and an attempt to add mental health nurses was unsuccessful.