A 6-year-old boy was diagnosed with lazy eye and prescribed glasses by his optometrist - but within a year had been left almost blind due to a previously undiagnosed brain tumour.
Two midwives and their employer have been disciplined for their failure to take note of a baby's lack of growth in the womb, placing it at risk after birth.
Eighty-six injures were reported by Whanganui District Health Board's staff in the six months to December, 18 from assaults by patients.
A successful appeal against a Ministry of Health's application of the Funded Family Care policy could spell change for the policy, especially under a Government that has suggested a review is on the cards.
Rangitikei MP Ian McKelvie is one of five landowners affected by groundwater contamination around Ohakea airforce base.
There are allegations cigarette manufacturers are gaming the tax system to keep people hooked.
Flu tablets and painkillers that include codeine should be prescription-only from January 2020, Medsafe’s Medicines Classification Committee has recommended.
Scientists have begun a sprawling health-check of hundreds of New Zealand lakes, at a time where monitoring data shows more North Island spots are graded bad than good.