A new "Vaping Facts" website, was launched yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Health Promotion Agency and has attracted praise from some organisations that advocate vaping will help New Zealand become smokefree by 2025.
The Ministry of Health has hit back at claims its roll-out of the free national bowel screening programme is facing delays, saying it is still on track.
A groundbreaking pilot helping methamphetamine addicts has secured funding for another four years - giving clinicians hope it might yet go nationwide.
In a pre-Budget announcement today, the Government has granted extra support for road ambulance services to help them plan for a secure long-term future.
Auckland City Hospital is to get a new $30 million stroke and rehabilitation inpatient unit.