Nominations are being sought for a new scholarship awards to help grow and develop the Māori allied health professional workforce including supporting kaupapa Māori approaches.
Rotorua is hosting those involved in New Zealand's frontline against addiction from today.
Rotorua mayor and midwife Steve Chadwick was announced as chair-elect at last night’s formal parliamentary launch of the new Federation of Primary Health Aotearoa New Zealand.
Staff working at an overcrowded mental health unit at Whanganui Hospital have been head-butted, spat at, punched, received death threats and there's been one sexual assault.
The Choosing Wisely campaign is backing Kiwi ground-breaking research and calling for regular reviews of older people’s prescriptions to reduce the risk of overmedication.
The positive influence of te reo Māori on mental health and wellbeing is being highlighted during Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori: Māori Language Week – along with the need for more mental health resourcing.
A world-first study reveals that over-medication increases the likelihood of older people falling and injuring themselves, which can lead to premature death.
Even drinking small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can impact on a child’s temperament, according to the latest research from the longitudinal Growing Up in New Zealand study.