The children's ward and the National Burn Centre are among four buildings at Middlemore Hospital that are leaking, have dangerous mould and bacteria growing in them and are at risk of having cladding fall from them.
Two recalls of raw milk to date this year has prompted a reminder from the Ministry for Primary Industries that raw milk is a “high risk food”.
Assaults on hospital staff are on the rise in Northland, with the highest number of assaults ever recorded in 2017.
Auckland health bosses have revealed a picture of a health system at breaking point from underfunding and population growth.
Medsafe is advising people taking the dietary supplement Arthrem of a potential risk of harm to the liver.
The plastic surgery department at Waikato Hospital is so understaffed registrars are constantly on call and working days without rest, putting patients at risk and forcing cancellation of clinics and surgeries, according to a damning letter from doctors.
A disgraced doctor who faked documents because he was "so desperate to get to New Zealand" has been let off without a sentence.