A Canterbury trial which helps people with health conditions or disabilities to find and stay in work has been expanded to help hundreds more Cantabrians.
The third two-day junior doctors strike kicks off this morning, as a fourth round has been announced to happen later this month.
New Zealand has lost the title as the country with the world’s worst rates of invasive melanoma – but experts say our rates are still significantly and unacceptably higher than other parts of the world and Kiwis need to continue to be vigilant about melanoma prevention.
An open letter to the Minister of Health has been signed by more than 1600 resident doctors calling for his support as they continue to negotiate with the DHBs.
A move to slash spending on HIV prevention was stopped after it threatened to embarrass the Government ahead of next weekend's Ending HIV Big Gay Out.
Health Minister David Clark promised to harness "a once in a lifetime" opportunity to improve treatment for New Zealanders battling cancer this morning at today's international Cancer Crossroads Conference in Wellington.