1600 resident doctors sign open letter to Health Minister

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.

Government backs down on planned cuts to HIV prevention

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.

New Hepatitis C treatment fully funded for Kiwis

A new therapy is now fully funded giving New Zealanders living with hepatitis C the opportunity to be free of the virus in as little as eight weeks.

Health minister promises NZ will improve cancer treatment

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.

Junior doctors ‘frustrated’ by negotiations

"Tired doctors make mistaeks"

Resident Doctors vote in favour of third strike

With no resolution in sight, resident doctors have now voted in favour of a third strike following the second 48-hour strike to be carried out next week.

DHBs and Resident Doctors fail to resolve dispute

District Health Boards are disappointed that the Resident Doctors’ Association has rejected attempts to resolve the current rostering dispute and prevent another two-day strike by trainee doctors next week.

New CEO for NZ College of Midwives

Alison Eddy appointed new chief executive for the New Zealand College of Midwives.

Resident doctors return to mediation

Doctors and DHBs return to mediation ahead of the next strike at the end of this month.

Bay of Plenty measles cases confirmed

Public health authorities have confirmed two cases of measles in the Tauranga and Whakatāne areas.
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