A midwife's registration has been cancelled after she provided midwifery services to a friend despite being suspended from practising because of concerns about her competency.
A pharmacist has had his practising license suspended after he sold "excessive" amounts of addictive prescription drugs to customers without a prescription.
Addressing supply is just one issue in a multi-pronged approach required to tackle synthetic drug abuse.
A nurse-led initiative is stopping liquid morphine and similar drugs at a Wellington Hospital from being flushed into New Zealand’s waterways.
Over nine years, a Havelock North chiropractor failed to take adequate notes 7156 times - failures which could place "the public at risk and lower standards in the profession."
Cutting back liquor sale hours could reduce the Far North's high level of alcohol-related harm, a public health expert says.
Patients are not at risk and on-site blood services continue as usual, despite Whangarei Hospital's blood bank accreditation being put on-hold, says the Northland District Health Board.
The decision to ban all mesh for urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, has been condemned by the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand. Medsafe announced on Monday that it was following Australia in...
Waikato District Health Board - which monitors 90 drinking water suppliers in the district – has lost its drinking water accreditation.