A University of Auckland medical student has been named the country’s top entrepreneur at a tertiary institution – after gaining a huge social media following for her poetry works.
Health warnings have been issued at dozens of Auckland beaches because of concerns about wastewater overflow and poor water quality following today's torrential downpours.
A decision to widen access to Truvada to prevent infection with HIV is a great opportunity to reduce transmission rates of HIV infections in New Zealand, says PHARMAC Chief Executive Sarah Fitt.
Reports of a ‘huge spend-up’ by the outgoing Director-General shows just how out of touch the Ministry of Health is with the ‘real world’ of cash-strapped hospitals and clinical staff shortages, says the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists.
Wellington men with pre-diabetes are being sought to trial a new supplement that University of Otago researchers say could be a “gamechanger” in preventing diabetes.
WorkSafe New Zealand will not investigate a significant ammonia leak at Affco's Imlay plant — instead, the company has agreed to a voluntary review of the incident.
The National Burns Centre at Middlemore Hospital has had to limit patient admissions following several cases of drug-resistant infections.
Pathologist Dr Paul Morrow warns the New Zealand medical community not to become complacent in the face of opioid drug use and recommends rapid reporting of drug abuse incidents to help create an “early warning system.”