The proof will be in the pudding on whether the new Dunedin Hospital will cause regional hospitals to be neglected.
Midwives will be happy for a phased approach to achieving pay equity, the New Zealand College of Midwives says.
ESR scientists are reiterating that this year’s flu vaccine has been updated to include the H3N2 strain linked to increased flu hospitalisations and deaths in the northern winter.
Leading palliative care specialists say the focus should be on strengthening end of life care rather than introducing euthanasia legislation.
A ‘once in a generation opportunity’ is how today’s formal launch of the consultation phase of the Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry is being described.
Today marks the 90th anniversary of the opening of Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, the country's sole soldiers' memorial hospital.