Hawke's Bay Hospital may be in line to receive one of Palmerston North's ageing linear accelerators that are used to deliver radiation therapy.
The Government will invest more than $200m in a new elective surgery unit at North Shore Hospital.
The Physiotherapy Board has given the go-ahead for New Zealand’s first new physiotherapy school in 45 years.
A cluster of five carriers of a rare antibiotic resistant superbug – usually linked to returning travellers – has been found in the Hutt Valley with two of them hospital patients.
The first of more than 200 Waitangi Tribunal claims into health inequities faced by Māori – including underfunding in the multi-millions of Māori health providers – got underway this week in an historic hearing at Tūrangawaewae Marae.
Whakatane is top choice, Whanganui bottom and Waikato the least popular of the tertiary hospitals for first year doctors for 2019, according to the Resident Doctors Association. But the ‘bottom choice’ DHBs’ disagree.
One in 10 people over 70 develop glaucoma, which can lead to sight loss. Blind Foundation’s Claire Fitzgerald reminds us of the importance of looking after our vision, especially in later life.