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.”
Implementing the findings of the year-long review of hard-pushed rural PRIME emergency services is underway including the inaugural meeting of the new National PRIME committee.
A warning has been issued after a man with the measles went to Christchurch Hospital's emergency department.
Most Kiwi vapers started smoking e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking, according to a recent online survey with more than 200 participants.
Fewer than one in six people survived cardiac arrests that happened outside hospitals last year, the latest figures from St John show.
All three finalists for this year’s New Zealand of the Year Award have health connections along with at least four finalists for other award categories due to be announced in February.
A nurse-led project has led to a major cut back in intravenous use in Wellington Regional Hospital’s emergency department after research showing half of patients receive IV treatment unnecessarily.